MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 9,718 this week

The Golden Mask (1953)
"South of Algiers" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  1 March 1954 (USA)
5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 105 users  
Reviews: 6 user

Archaeologist Dr. Burnet, his daughter Anne and newspaperman Nicholas Chapman set out to search for the priceless golden mask of Moloch, believed to be in a lost tomb. Two crooks, Kress and... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 63 titles
created 29 Apr 2012
 
a list of 4352 titles
created 12 Oct 2012
 
a list of 4281 titles
created 15 Jan 2013
 
a list of 58 titles
created 11 Apr 2013
 
list image
a list of 1739 titles
created 10 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Golden Mask" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Golden Mask (1953)

The Golden Mask (1953) on IMDb 5.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Golden Mask.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.

Director: Frank Capra
Stars: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange
Gypsy (1962)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Stars: Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Lord Gregory Hutton takes his beautiful young wife Eleanore on a business trip to the Far East for their honeymoon. They stay at the house of Lin, a young local owner of a silk farm and ... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato
Stars: Irina Kramer, Nick Nicholson, Marc Gosálvez
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Set in a bleak future where roving gangs of children terrorize city streets, and reality is often an illusion...

Director: David Gladwell
Stars: Julie Christie, Christopher Guard, Leonie Mellinger
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.

Director: Bigas Luna
Stars: Verónica Echegui, Dani Martín, Laya Martí
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Vera and Vanja, two vampire sisters, are forced to run for their lives, when Vera kills the leader of a biker-gang in a night club. While escaping from the bikers, Vanja gets more ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Pontikis
Stars: Jenny Lampa, Ruth Vega Fernandez, David Dencik
Gunman's Walk (1958)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A powerful rancher always protects his wild adult son by paying for damages and bribing witnesses, until his crimes become too serious to rectify.

Director: Phil Karlson
Stars: Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Kathryn Grant
Plenty (1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young Englishwoman spends 20 years to make whatever kind of life for herself at the expense of others around her in post-World War 2 England.

Director: Fred Schepisi
Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A well-off and sophisticated couple struggles to stay together after the husband loses his job.

Director: Silvio Soldini
Stars: Margherita Buy, Antonio Albanese, Giuseppe Battiston
The Bargee (1964)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Hemel Pike is a canal barge casanova, aided and abetted by his illiterate cousin, Ronnie. Hemel has a girl in every town along his route, and each one is intent on marriage. He is finally ... See full summary »

Director: Duncan Wood
Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Hugh Griffith, Eric Sykes
War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The true story of Agnes Newton Keith's imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII. Separated from her husband and with a young son to care for she ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco
Stars: Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond
Murder at My Door (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Teddy McNair has just come home from college. Soon after, a local girl is found dead. As the evidence his parents find piles up, Teddy's painful past is revealed.

Director: Eric Till
Stars: Judith Light, R.H. Thomson, Johnny Galecki
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Nicholas Chapman
Wanda Hendrix ...
Anne Burnet
Eric Portman ...
Doctor Burnet
Charles Goldner ...
Petris
Jacques François ...
Jacques Farnod
Jacques B. Brunius ...
Kress (as Jacques Brunius)
Aubrey Mather ...
Professor Young
Alec Finter ...
Workman
Noelle Middleton ...
Stewardess
Rene Leplat ...
Doctor Farnod
Simone Silva ...
Zara
Pierre Chaminade ...
Concierge
Marne Maitland ...
Thankyou
George Pastell ...
Hassan
Arnold Diamond ...
Spahi Officer
Edit

Storyline

Archaeologist Dr. Burnet, his daughter Anne and newspaperman Nicholas Chapman set out to search for the priceless golden mask of Moloch, believed to be in a lost tomb. Two crooks, Kress and Petris, use schemes, tricks and ruses to raise havoc in order to get the mask for themselves. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

See Fiendish Torture of The Tombe-Robbers...Fate of All Who Dared Trespass! See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 March 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Golden Mask  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

During the drive to the first archaeology site, the position and clothes of the passengers are different from when they first drive off. See more »

Quotes

Nicholas Chapman: [as he approaches Dr. Burnet, who is busy inspecting a serious crack on an ancient Roman statue] I brought back a statue from Peru one time, that got banged up like that. They told me, "One more crack like that and you're fired."
See more »

Soundtracks

Yalli Ghadi
(uncredited)
Music by Mustapha Skandrani
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Golden Bore
15 December 2013 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Writer Nicholas Chapman (Van Heflin) teams up with archaeologist Dr. Burnet and his pretty daughter (Eric Portman, Wanda Hendrix) to search for golden mask of Moloch. Two thieves (Jacques Brunius and Charles Goldner) try to sabotage the expedition to get the mask for themselves. Tomb-raiding adventure film is very dry and very dull. Forced romance between Van Heflin and a girl young enough to be his daughter doesn't help. Partially shot on location in Algiers but there's still plenty of poor rear projection effects. Ultimately, it's an avoidable film that is lacking adventure or suspense -- two prerequisites for movies of this type.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Golden Mask (1953) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?