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Curse of the Faceless Man -- A scientist excavates a faceless man of stone from a site at ancient Pompeii.  In HD.


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August 1958 (USA) See more »
Entombed for eons - turned to stone - seeking women, women, women!
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
 (From Trailers from Hell. 23 January 2016, 4:53 PM, PST)

Curse Of The Faceless Man – The DVD Review
 (From 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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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
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
USA:Unrated | USA:TV-PG (TV Rating)

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This film was shot in six days.See more »
Revealing mistakes: The dead night-watchman blinks.See more »
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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