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Release Date:
May 1965 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Brian Donlevy ... Henri Delambre

George Baker ... Martin Delambre
Carole Gray ... Patricia Stanley
Yvette Rees ... Wan

Burt Kwouk ... Tai
Michael Graham ... Albert Delambre
Jeremy Wilkin ... Inspector Ronet (as Jeremy Wilkins)
Charles Carson ... Inspector Charas
Mary Manson ... Judith Delambre

Rachel Kempson ... Madame Fournier
Warren Stanhope ... Hotel Manager
Mia Anderson ... Nurse
Arnold Bell ... Hotel Porter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stan Simmons ... Heavyset Creature (uncredited)

Directed by
Don Sharp 
Writing credits
Harry Spalding (written by)

George Langelaan  concept and characters (uncredited)

Produced by
Robert L. Lippert .... producer
Jack Parsons .... producer
Original Music by
Bert Shefter 
Cinematography by
Basil Emmott (director of photography)
Art Direction by
Harry White 
Makeup Department
Barbara Barnard .... hairdresser
John O'Gorman .... makeup artist
Production Management
Teresa Bolland .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gordon Gilbert .... assistant director
Alex Carver-Hill .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Jock May .... sound recordist
Clive Smith .... sound editor
Special Effects by
Harold Fletcher .... special effects makeup
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank Drake .... camera operator
Editorial Department
Colin Miller .... assistant editor
Robert Winter .... supervising film editor
Music Department
Johnny Pearson .... orchestrator
The Philharmonia Orchestra .... music player (as The New Philharmonia Orchestra of London)
Other crew
Angela Cockill .... production secretary
Renée Glynne .... continuity (as Renee Glynne)
Francis Rodker .... title designer
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Curse of the Fly" - USA (DVD title)
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86 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Australia:M | Brazil:Livre | Finland:K-18 (self applied) (2007) | Netherlands:12 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:PG (re-rating) (2006) | USA:Approved (PCA #22181)

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Claude Rains was going to play Henri Delambre at one stage.See more »
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Referenced in Digging Up the Marrow (2014)See more »


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15 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Arguably best of original FLY series, 15 July 1999
Author: Mr. Fark

Don't believe the Maltin review (his reviews on older horror/sci-fi's are nearly always dismissive & undoubtedly written when appreciating the B movie was not "chic").

Curse of the Fly is a gloomy neo-gothic that captures the real sense of doom that befalls the Delambres; mutants locked in old horse stables, kept like animals; everyone transported with the Delambre machine suffers some form of deformity or disease, and they struggle to perfect it before they all eventually succumb to mental and (literally) physical disintegration. Very downbeat, not for all tastes, but a personal favorite.

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