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Jerome Bixby (screenplay)
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Release Date:
August 1958 (USA) See more »
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Entombed for eons - turned to stone - seeking women, women, women!
Plot:
A stone-encrusted body is unearthed at Pompeii, and people left alone with it keep dying of crushed skulls... Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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(2 articles)
Curse Of The Faceless Man – The DVD Review
 (From WeAreMovieGeeks.com. 23 June 2011, 8:14 PM, PDT)

Curse Of The Faceless Man (DVD Review)
 (From Fangoria. 21 December 2009, 10:12 AM, PST)

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Cast

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Richard Anderson ... Dr. Paul Mallon
Elaine Edwards ... Tina Enright
Adele Mara ... Maria Fiorillo
Luis Van Rooten ... Dr. Carlo Fiorillo
Gar Moore ... Dr. Enricco Ricci
Felix Locher ... Dr. Emanuel
Jan Arvan ... Police Insp. Renaldi
Bob Bryant ... Quintillus Aurelius
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Morris Ankrum ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward L. Cahn 
 
Writing credits
Jerome Bixby (screenplay)

Produced by
Robert E. Kent .... producer
Edward Small .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Gerald Fried 
 
Cinematography by
Kenneth Peach (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Grant Whytock 
 
Art Direction by
William Glasgow 
 
Set Decoration by
Herman N. Schoenbrun  (as Herman Schoenbrun)
 
Makeup Department
Layne Britton .... makeup artist
Kay Shea .... hairdresser (as Kaye Shea)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jack R. Berne .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Max Frankel .... property master
 
Sound Department
Robert G. Carlisle .... effects editor (as Robert Carlisle)
Frank Webster .... sound (as Frank Webster Sr.)
 
Special Effects by
Ira Anderson Jr. .... special effects (as Ira Anderson)
Charles Gemora .... creature creator (as Charles Gemorra)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Einar Bourman .... wardrobe man
Vou Lee Giokaris .... wardrobe woman
Charles Gemora .... costume: The Faceless Man (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Grant Whytock .... supervising editor
 
Other crew
George Rutter .... script supervisor
 

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67 min
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On its initial release, the standard co-feature with this movie was IT! THE TERROR FROM BEYOND SPACE.See more »
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Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When the Faceless Man carries the female lead, who has fainted in terror, through a doorway, she raises her head slightly to avoid banging it against the doorframe.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Carlo Fiorillo:One more of these killings and they will hold me criminally responsible.
Dr. Emanuel: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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Man Of Stone., 17 October 2013
Author: AaronCapenBanner from North America

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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