Abominable Snowman, The

Date: 1957
Director: Val Guest
Production Company: Clarion Films, Hammer Films

Stars: Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Maureen Connell, Richard Wattis, Robert Brown
Location(s): Pyrénées (France)



A kindly botanist and a gruff scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.

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Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

Also known as ‘The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas’ (US Title)


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Wikipedia tells us that second unit shooting took place at La Mongie in the French Pyrenees.

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Doubles were used on location as none of the main actors visited France for filming.

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Back at the studio, Dr. Tom Friend (Forrest Tucker), Dr. John Rollason (Peter Cushing) are accompanied by Ed Shelley (Robert Brown), Andrew McNee (Michael Brill) and their Sherpa guide Kusang (Wolfe Morris) as they set off on their expedition across the Himalayas.