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Title The lash of the Penitentes [videorecording].

Imprint [S.l. : Retroflix., 200?]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  267.2420978 L334    ---  Available
Edition [Abridged version].
Description 1 videodisc (35 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "Weird blending of fact and fiction. A reporter investigates a strange cult in the American Southwest. Contains actual documentary footage of Catholic zealots 'The Penitentes' captured on film by Roland Price, who was almost killed for his efforts. NOTE: This 35-minute version is the only print currently available of this rare find."
The trailer for the complete film is available from Something Weird Video.
Label on disc: Retroflix 1958D.
Videorecording of a film originally produced in 1936.
Also available as a VHS tape.
Summary An exploitation documentary about the rites of a cult, known as the Penitentes, from a rural area of New Mexico.
Cast Josef Swickard, Marie DeForest, William Marcos, Jose Rubio.
Subject Catholics -- New Mexico.
Flagellation -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Crucifixion -- New Mexico.
Hermanos Penitentes.
New Mexico -- Religion.
Cults -- New Mexico.
Added Author Price, Roland.
Retroflix (Firm)

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