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The Thing That Couldn't Die
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David Duncan (written by)
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Release Date:
1959 (Turkey) See more »
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Tagline:
THE MOST TERRIFYING MONSTER EVER! (original print ad - all caps) See more »
Plot:
A psychically gifted young woman discovers a centuries-old crate buried on her aunt's ranch. Opening it... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Entertaining Camp See more (34 total) »

Cast

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William Reynolds ... Gordon Hawthorne
Andra Martin ... Linda Madison
Jeffrey Stone ... Hank Huston
Carolyn Kearney ... Jessica Burns
Peggy Converse ... Flavia McIntyre
Robin Hughes ... Gideon Drew
James Anderson ... Boyd Abercrombie
Charles Horvath ... Mike
Forrest Lewis ... Julian Ash
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Alexander ... Guard (uncredited)
Phil Harvey ... Trooper Kennedy (uncredited)
Thomas Browne Henry ... Galleon Capt. Fletcher (uncredited)
Stuart Wade ... Trooper Swanson (uncredited)
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Directed by
Will Cowan 
 
Writing credits
David Duncan (written by)

David Duncan  story "The Water Witch" (uncredited)

Produced by
Will Cowan .... producer
 
Original Music by
Henry Mancini (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Russell Metty (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Edward Curtiss 
 
Art Direction by
Alexander Golitzen 
Eric Orbom 
 
Set Decoration by
Russell A. Gausman 
Julia Heron 
 
Costume Design by
Bill Thomas (gowns)
 
Makeup Department
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marshall Green .... assistant director
William Mozier .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Leslie I. Carey .... sound
Frank H. Wilkinson .... sound (as Frank Wilkinson)
Corson Jowett .... sound (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Clifford Stine .... special photography
 
Music Department
Joseph Gershenson .... music supervisor
Irving Gertz .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Hans J. Salter .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Herman Stein .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Irvin Berwick .... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Luanna Sherman .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
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69 min
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Final film of director Will Cowan.See more »
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Entertaining Camp, 2 December 2002
Author: evilnumber8 from Oregon

Very entertaining. A girl with supernatural gifts feels something "Evil" while witching for water. Despite her warnings, her Aunt digs up an old chest, which turns out to contain the severed noggin of a sorceror. He starts controlling people in a quest for his body. They don't make 'em like this anymore. FX are pretty good, a highly enjoyable film.

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