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.
When the Skull strikes you'll Scream!
Did You Know?
For his role as the police officer in "The Skull," Nigel Green is wearing practically the same wardrobe as in the spy thriller, "The Ipcress File." See more
During the scene when the Skull floats to attack Peter Cushing's character, you can see the steel wires holding up the skull, in an "X" formation. See more
What are you doing here?
Aren't you pleased to see me?
The Paramount logo does not appear on American prints. See more
Spoofed in Top Secret!