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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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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
 
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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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Factual errors: The archaeologists are obviously untrained in handling dig sites or artifacts.See more »
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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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9 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Love Through the Ages, 16 January 2007
Author: masibindi from Tallahassee, FL

I guess the age of Camelot is dead. Modern viewers don't seem to appreciate a love story about a petra-fried beau trying to save his gal from Vesuvius. Ah! His love was hotter than the volcano; but, unfortunately, he was combustible. The artist feels drawn to her centuries old beau and murder ensues in this awesome-effect B movie. The film is reminiscent of the mummy genre. The title character is hideous and scary. There is a love triangle that is quite poignant. Performances are acted with affection and the cast is solid. Direction is typical for the 50's (and that's a good thing!) Excuse the pun; but, this film is definitely not a 'potboiler'.

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