A collector of esoterica, Dr. Maitland, buys an unusual skull from his ordinary source of artifacts. The skull is what remains of marquis De Sade. Much too soon he discovers how the skull affects him: by turning him into a frenzied killer. Written by
When the Skull strikes you'll Scream!
Did You Know?
Although passed by the BBFC in October 1965, the film did not get a release in the UK until November 1966 when it went out as the bottom half of a double bill with The Idol. See more
The table seen at the very end of the film that the skull sits on is different from the table it is on through the rest of the movie. The table seen in the ending has no pattern, just horizontal wood grains. The table seen earlier has a pattern of hexagons. See more
What are you doing here?
Aren't you pleased to see me?