Caltiki: The Immortal Monster

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Caltiki: The Immortal Monster (1959, Italy) is a Sci-Fi Horror film directed by Riccardo Freda, Mario Bava
  • Synopsis: A team of archaeologists investigating Mayan ruins who come across a shapeless monster. They manage to defeat it with fire, while keeping a sample of the monster. Meanwhile, a comet is due to pass close to Earth, the same comet which passed near the Earth at the time the Mayan civilization mysteriously collapsed
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Main Details

  • Released in 1959 | Color | B & W
  • Running Time: 76 Min
  • Production Co: Climax Pictures | Galatea Film | Lux Film
  • Distribution Co: Allied Artists Pictures (1960) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | International Film Distributors (1961) (Canada) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Constantin Film (1960) (West Germany) (theatrical) | Standaard Films (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Riccardo Freda, Mario Bava
  • Produced by Samuel Schneider, Massimo De Rita
  • Screenplay by Filippo Sanjust
  • Music by Roman Vlad, Roberto Nicolosi
  • Cinematography by Mario Bava

Also Known As

  • (original title) Caltiki il mostro immortale | Belgium (French title) Le monstre immortel | Brazil - Caltiki, o Monstro Imortal | Spain - Caltiki, el monstruo inmoral | France - Caltiki, le monstre immortel | Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) To teras pou xefyge apo tin Kolasi | Netherlands (informal literal title) Caltiki het onsterfelijke monster | (new title) Caltiki, het mensverterende monster | Germany - Caltiki, Rätsel des Grauens

Tagline

  • Slimy Glob of Doom Engulfs The World! | Crawling, Crushing Colossus of Terror! | None Can Stop It! Nothing Can Kill It! The Ever Growing Thing! | Stark Terror Clutches You.. and there's no escape from Caltiki The Undying Monster | Armies of the World Combat Deadly Menace! Death Dance of the Voodod Virgin! | Whole Cities Swallowed Up By Gruesome Mile-High *Glob! | Will The First Life on Earth be the Last Terror of Man?
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