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Fiend Without a Face (1958) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Arthur Crabtree and produced by Richard Gordon and John Croydon.

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Classic Films in Focus: FIEND WITHOUT A FACE (1958)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 23, 2015 From Virtual Virago

Atomic age hysteria fuels the British low-budget shocker, Fiend without a Face (1958), in which invisible vampire brain monsters rampage through a Canadian village near a U.S. Air Force base. The title of this picture seriously understates the glorious weirdness of its killer creatures, who lack lim... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: FIEND WITHOUT A FACE (1958)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 23, 2015 From Virtual Virago

Atomic age hysteria fuels the British low-budget shocker, Fiend without a Face (1958), in which invisible vampire brain monsters rampage through a Canadian village near a U.S. Air Force base. The title of this picture seriously understates the glorious weirdness of its killer creatures, who lack lim... Read full article


Fiend Without a Face (1958)

By Kristen on Oct 25, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film

Fiend Without a Face is cheese at its finest. ?The plot is meandering and ridiculous but boy is the final minutes of it hilarious! ?If anything I recommend watching the last ten minutes of this film and laugh heartily. ?The acting is sitcom bad and again the plot is boring but thankfully the short r... Read full article


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"Fiend Without a Face" created a public uproar after its premiere at the Ritz Theater in Leicester Square. The British Board of Film Censors has already demanded a number of cuts before granting it the "X" certificate.
The Criterion Collection DVD has a hidden gag on it added by the authors. If you check the disc name/ID on a PC through various means, the ID reads AFIENDINNEEDISAFIENDINDEED, i.e. "A fiend in need is a fiend, indeed".
This 1958 British production was based on "The Thought-Monster" by Amelia Reynolds Long, which was published in the classic American pulp magazine "Weird Tales" in 1930.
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