Skull, The

Date: 1965
Director: Freddie Francis
Production Company: Amicus Productions

Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Jill Bennett, Patrick Wymark
Location(s): Surrey



In modern-day London, an occult author falls victim to the influence of the stolen skull of the Marquis de Sade.

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Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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Anthony Marco (Patrick Wymark) makes his way to the home of occult writer Christopher Maitland.

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The unscrupulous dealer in curiosities approaches Maitland's front door.

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One evening after taking possession of the Marquis de Sade's skull, Christopher Maitland (Peter Cushing) is taken from his home by two Men (Paul Stockman and Geoffrey Cheshire) who appear to be police officers.

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A Wolsey police car carries Maitland away . . . . but is it reality or just another hallucination? And is this a Reel Street or a set at Shepperton?