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Hand of Death (1962)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi | March 1962 (USA)
Alex Marsh has created a serum combining a hypnotic drug and nerve gas. Unfortunately he uses himself as a guinea pig and the drug transforms him into a murderous monster.

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Gene Nelson

Writer:

Eugene Ling
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Agar ... Alex Marsh
Paula Raymond ... Carol Wilson
Stephen Dunne ... Tom Holland (as Steve Dunne)
Roy Gordon Roy Gordon ... Dr. Frederick Ramsey
John A. Alonzo ... Carlos, lab assistant (as John Alonzo)
Jack Younger Jack Younger ... Mike The Mailman
Joe Besser ... Service station attendant
Butch Patrick ... Davey, little boy on beach
Norman Burton ... Chief Homicide Investigator
Fred Krone Fred Krone ... Cab Driver
Kevin Enright Kevin Enright ... Police Photographer
Jack Donner ... Cop (as Jack Doner)
Chuck Niles Chuck Niles ... Reporter
Ruth Terry ... Woman with Packages
Bob Whitney Bob Whitney ... Cop
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Alex Marsh has created a serum combining a hypnotic drug and nerve gas. Unfortunately he uses himself as a guinea pig and the drug transforms him into a murderous monster.

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No one dared come too close!

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Five Fingers of Death See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Final film of Ruth Terry. See more »

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Featured in 100 Years of Horror: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1996) See more »

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This is definitely worth the wait!
14 March 2003 | by exoticafanSee all my reviews

I've heard so many "critics" carp about this movie that it astounds me...Let's remember that this was a LOST movie for many years. Thousands of us grew up with tantalizing pictures of the movie in Famous Monsters and Castle of Frankenstein. Along with Horrors of Spider Island and The Awful Dr. Orloff, it was the Holy Grail of Silver Age Horrors. Don't listen to detractors...this is EVERYTHING you want in a low-budget monster film; the compact running time actually adds to its appeal. I want to join with the fans in getting FOX to release this on DVD, or have them release the rights to some company who would embrace the project.


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