Curse of the Faceless Man (1958)

Curse of the Faceless Man


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While combing the ruins of Pompeii, a group of scientists uncover evidence that the long-ago eruption of Vesuvius was brought about by an Etruscan curse, pronounced by a gladiator who was denied marriage to the daughter of a senator. Turned to stone by exposure to embalming fluid, the gladiator is placed in suspended animation for 2000 years. Revived in the 20th century, the gladiator-now a faceless, granite-like creature-intends to claim the sweetheart (Elaine Edwards) of one of the scientists … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Action & Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Written By: Jerome Bixby
On DVD: Dec 5, 2006



as Maria

as Dr. Fiorillo

as Dr. Enricco Ricci

as Dr. Emanuel

as Inspector Renaldi

as Quintillus
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Its surfside climax is pure pulp poetry that functions as both a literal dramatization and a romantic evocation of the devastation wrought by the tides of time as they break against the eternal shore of love.

Full Review… | November 17, 2011
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Recommended for only die-hard fans of Edward L. Cahn

Full Review… | May 5, 2003
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