The Skull (1965)
Release Date: Aug 25, 1965 Wide
Average Rating: 3.5/5
User Ratings: 325
Adapted from the Robert Bloch short story "The Skull of the Marquis de Sade," this inventive gothic chiller from Amicus stars Peter Cushing as Professor Maitland, a collector obsessed with obtaining artifacts reputed to have occult powers -- including the title object, believed to be from the crypt of the notorious French nobleman. Shortly after the Professor brings home his latest find, the skull begins making nightly rounds (the gliding camera peers through the eye sockets for the nifty
Aug 25, 1965 Wide
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The Skull succeeds against the odds... Freddie Francis enlivens a rote script with his visual flair.
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