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In the excavation of Pompeii, a stone-encrusted body is found with a bronze medallion bearing a strange Etruscan inscription. Carlo Fiorillo, Italian archaeologist, speculates the robust body may hold some life; medical researcher Paul Mallon scoffs at the idea. But people left alone with the seemingly petrified "faceless man" keep dying of crushed skulls; and Paul's artist fiancée Tina starts having strange visions... Written by
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The "Stone Man" is actually a "Plaster Man"...the character concept drew inspiration from the famous "petrified bodies" of Pompeii. In truth, no actual bodies were excavated there(aside from some skeletal remains)...the extant "bodies" on museum display are actually plaster-cast statues created by filling hollows within the volcanic debris where victims perished, became buried, and decomposed. See more »
Dr. Carlo Fiorillo:
One more of these killings and they will hold me criminally responsible.
The fools! Here we are so close to solving the mystery of life and death, and they worry about their precious laws.
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Richard Anderson stars as Dr. Paul Mallon, who is studying a recently unearthed stone-encrusted man from Pompeii, wearing a bronze medallion with Eutruscan symbols on it. Despite the superstitious fears surrounding it held by the locals, Paul proceeds with his study, when people mysteriously start dying, having been crushed by powerful hands. Could it be the stone man, or is it just a coincidence? Edward L. Cahn once again directs a fondly remembered cult classic(by some) but film is pretty weak really, with a clichéd and predictable plot, and little credibility. Richard Anderson is good though, but to think he went from "Paths Of Glory" to this in just one year!
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