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Director:
Writer:
Herbert J. Leder (original story & screenplay)
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Release Date:
15 November 1967 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Monster of the Year! See more »
Plot:
After one of their store houses burnt down, museum director Grove and his assistant Pimm find everything destroyed... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Norman Bates has a Golem!! See more (23 total) »

Cast

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Roddy McDowall ... Arthur Pimm (as Roddy MacDowall)

Jill Haworth ... Ellen Grove
Paul Maxwell ... Jim Perkins
Aubrey Richards ... Prof. Weal
Ernest Clark ... Harold Grove
Oliver Johnston ... Curator Trimingham
Noel Trevarthen ... Insp. White
Ian McCulloch ... Detective Wayne
Richard Goolden ... The Old Rabbi
Dorothy Frere ... Miss Swanson
Tom Chatto ... Young Captain
Steve Kirby ... Ellis--Electrician
Russell Napier ... Boss
Frank Sieman ... Museum Workman
Brian Haines ... Joe Hill--Museum Guard
Mark Burns ... First Officer
Raymond Adamson ... Second Officer
Lindsay Campbell ... Policeman
John Baker ... Second Museum Guard
Alan Seller ... The Golem (as Alan Sellers)
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Directed by
Herbert J. Leder 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Herbert J. Leder  original story & screenplay

Produced by
Herbert J. Leder .... producer
Tom Sachs .... associate producer
Robert Goldstein .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Carlo Martelli 
 
Cinematography by
Davis Boulton 
 
Film Editing by
Tom Simpson 
 
Art Direction by
Scott MacGregor 
 
Makeup Department
Eric Carter .... makeup artist
Mary Sturgess .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bill Snaith .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jim Roddan .... sound editor
Kevin Sutton .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ronnie Maasz .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Gibson .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Philip Martell .... music director
Philip Martell .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Doreen Soan .... continuity
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
96 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Trivia:
Director Herbert J. Leder purposely wanted the film to have the style of the Hammer Studio horror films that were popular during the 60's. He directed the camera work and audio effects to have the characteristics of a Hammer film.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Newspaper headlines refer to the statue as a Golem even before Pimm and Perkins identify it as such.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Grindhouse Universe (2008) (V)See more »

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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Norman Bates has a Golem!!, 23 December 2008
Author: Greg Surman (surman@ix.netcom.com) from Lincoln, Nebraska

I saw this film in the theater when It came out when I was 11 years old. I'm surprised how much I remember of It after viewing It over 40 years later. The basic premise is if a Norman Bates type character(Roddy Mcdowall) had a Golem to do his bidding. It scared me in 1966 and its great fun to see again. The Golem reminds me of the tree creature in "From Hell It Came", great Saturday matinée movie fun. Roddy McDowall is always fun to watch and would have made a passable Norman Bates. His character in It, Arthur Pimm , Is sometimes crazed, sometimes remorseful, sometimes sad and definitely quite madly insane. The writer/director was also responsible for penning the "Fiend Without A Face", which still holds up as one of the most frightening movies of the 50's.

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