Friday, March 26, 2010
RIFFTRAX VIEWING: VOODOO MAN
Um, but not in this movie...
The really weird thing about this, is that some of the dialogue seems to have been lifted word-for-word by the auteur of Manos:The Hands Of Fate, as
well as some of the corresponding shots (Mainly, thinking of the Torgo-Margaret confrontation, it's eerily similar to the Lugosi-blonde hypnotization scene. Could Ralph P. Warren have seen it like a whole bunch of many times when he was a kid or
somehow have a copy on 16mm? Or was it just a load of overused cliches found in every B horror film of the 40s/50s?
Also noteworthy is that 'Disembudio' sings "Night Train To Mundo Fine" over the end credits--the excuse being that John Carradine was in this turkey as well as RED ZONE CUBA (listed on IMDB as "Night Train To Mundo Fine".)
I think all the music fans here will appreciate John Carradine's greatest
vocal performance ever.
Also note worthy in that John Carradine plays a total spazz, badly enough
that yes it is funny. We can see now why he was never seen in these
PeterLorre type roles ever again. (Okay, that I know of--let's hope he