The Skull

Paramount Pictures (1965)
Horror, Thriller
UK | English | Color | 1h 23min

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.

Cast View all

Peter Cushing Dr. Christopher Maitland
Christopher Lee Sir Matthew Phillips
Patrick Wymark Anthony Marco
Nigel Green Inspector Wilson
Jill Bennett Jane Maitland
Michael Gough Auctioneer
George Coulouris Dr. Londe
Patrick Magee Police Surgeon
Peter Woodthorpe Bert Travers
April Olrich French Girl
Maurice Good Pierre
Anna Palk Maid
Frank Forsyth Judge
Paul Stockman First Guard
Geoffrey Cheshire Second Guard
George Hilsdon Policeman
Jack Silk Driver

Crew View all

Director Freddie Francis
Writer Milton Subotsky, Robert Bloch
Producer Milton Subotsky, Max Rosenberg


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