Meet Spanish Cult Movie Queen Emma Cohen! My “2021 Sex Kitten Countdown” Has This “Cut-Throat” Icon’s Best Horror!

Celebrating The Career Of Emma Cohen!

There is a world of cult cinema out there, across many decades, so when I discover a Cult Movie Queen for the first time, it’s fun for my “2021 Sex Kitten Countdown” to dive in and discover some of her signature roles!

Emma Cohen was born in 1946 in Barcelona Spain as Emmanuela Beltrán Rahola.

She had a long career in film, many of which never played wide in the US…but I found a few that did, and they are great!

Here are a few of her most well known films:

In 1972, she appeared in the grind house gem “Cut-Throat’s Nine!”

Yes, a film so violent you had to wear a “Terror Mask!”

First, check out this wild wild trailer!

Bandits attack a wagonload of convicts, and only a sergeant, his daughter, and seven sadistic prisoners survive. The sergeant must get his prisoners to their destination while a web of lies, greed, and betrayal unfolds.

In 1973 she bared all in “On The Other Side Of The Mirror” directed by Jess Franco!

And I discovered her when I finally began to watch Paul Naschy films – yes, I had never seen any, so I missed this great horror gem:

This was released as “Horror Rises From The Tomb” and it features Emma in a revealing role:

Check out the trailer for this 1973 Spanish horror film:

As you can see, Emma continued to make provocative films throughout the decade and beyond, such as “Cuentos Eroticos” in 1980.

Emma ultimately had 81 screen credits, never afraid to put herself out there for a project.

She died in 2016 in Madrid, Spain. I plan to look for more of her films, especially if she is in more of the Naschy films I have yet to see.

She reminds me of another Cult Movie Queen:

Christina Lindberg was the “Queen Of Artsploitation” and you can see all of her best films by clicking on my story here:

And of course, since Emma worked with Jess Franco, we have to take a moment to appreciate his greatest star:

Lina Romay appeared in so many of his films, and they were married as well…you can see her most provocative films by clicking here:

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Categories: 70's Films, Artsploitation, Books / Media, Classic Horror, Cult Classics, Euro-Sleaze, Exploitation Films, Grindhouse, Horror films, JRsploitation, Nudity, sex kittens, Talent / Celebrites

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2 replies

  1. Someone else I had never heard of, or the films she starred in. Sad to hear she died aged just 70.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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