Curse of the Faceless Man
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Curse of the Faceless Man
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 (Richard Anderson), convinced that the girl is the reincarnation of his lost love. An uninspired… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
"Recommended for only die-hard fans of Edward L. Cahn"
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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