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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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Jerome Bixby (screenplay)
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Release Date:
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 – 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
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On its initial release, the standard co-feature with this movie was IT! THE TERROR FROM BEYOND SPACE.See more »
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 »
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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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Brief review, 19 November 1998
Author: Glenn Andreiev ( from Huntington, NY

A citizen of Pompeii, entrapped by lava during the historic volcanic blast has turned into a solid stone mummy. It comes to life, and assumes the film's leading lady is his lost love. The usual fast paced, but cheaply made thrills by prolific genre director Edward Cahn (1899-1963). The usual drive in stuff from that period. The scenes where the stone man menaces the girl (who's one helluva screamer!) are a bit chilling.

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