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The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959)

Approved | | Horror, Mystery | 13 November 1959 (USA)
Jonathan Drake, while attending his brother's funeral, is shocked to find the head of the deceased is missing. When his brother's skull shows up later in a locked cabinet, Drake realizes an... See full summary »

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Jonathan Drake
Valerie French ...
Alison Drake
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Police Lt. Jeff Rowan
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Dr. Emil Zurich
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Rogers
Frank Gerstle ...
Lee Coulter
Paul Wexler ...
Zutai
Howard Wendell ...
Dr. George Bradford
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Kenneth Drake
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Jonathan Drake, while attending his brother's funeral, is shocked to find the head of the deceased is missing. When his brother's skull shows up later in a locked cabinet, Drake realizes an ancient curse placed upon his grandfather by a tribe of South American Jivaro Indians is still in effect and that he himself is the probable next victim. That night he is awakened by the approach of an Indian, his lips sewed together with string, and wielding a curare-tipped bamboo knife. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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13 November 1959 (USA)  »

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Die vier Schädel des Jonathan Drake  »

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Final film of Lumsden Hare. See more »

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When the family and the detective are gathered around the coffin, smoke is seen drifting into the shot behind the right shoulder of the family doctor. Nobody was smoking in the scene. See more »

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Featured in 100 Years of Horror: Zombies (1996) See more »

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Would love to see this Movie again
26 April 2001 | by (Kingsport, TN) – See all my reviews

I was nine years old when i saw this film and it scared the crap out of me and i have never forgot how bad. I was so scared i had my face covered though half of the movie. My mother took me to the movies for the first time to see this movie and the admission price was 15 cents . There is some things in your life you just don't forget. Would love to see it again.

Bob


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