Curse of the Demon

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  • TV-PG
An American psychologist journeys to London to debunk a devil-worshipping cult. Based on a short story by seminal horror writer M. R. James and atmospherically directed as an occult noir by Jacques Tourneur, this is superior scare fare and will have... read more
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An American psychologist journeys to London to debunk a devil-worshipping cult. Based on a short story by seminal horror writer M. R. James and atmospherically directed as an occult noir by Jacques Tourneur, this is superior scare fare and will have audiences pointing in fear: “It’s in the trees! It’s coming!”

Original Release

11/09/1957

US Release

03/30/1958

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Cast

Dana Andrews Dr. John Holden / John Holden
Peggy Cummins Joanna Harrington
Niall MacGinnis Dr. Julian Karswell / Doctor Julian Karswell
Maurice Denham Professor Henry Harrington
Athene Seyler Mrs. Karswell
Liam Redmond Professor Mark O'Brien / Mark O'Brien
Reginald Beckwith Mr. Meek
Ewan Roberts Lloyd Williamson
Peter Elliott Professor K.T. Kumar / Kumar
Rosamund Greenwood Mrs. Meek
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jacques Tourneur

Writers

Hal E. Chester, M.R. James, Cy Endfield, Charles Bennett

Cast

Dana Andrews Dr. John Holden / John Holden
Peggy Cummins Joanna Harrington
Niall MacGinnis Dr. Julian Karswell / Doctor Julian Karswell
Maurice Denham Professor Henry Harrington
Athene Seyler Mrs. Karswell
Liam Redmond Professor Mark O'Brien / Mark O'Brien
Reginald Beckwith Mr. Meek
Ewan Roberts Lloyd Williamson
Peter Elliott Professor K.T. Kumar / Kumar
Rosamund Greenwood Mrs. Meek
Brian Wilde Rand Hobart
Richard Leech Inspector Mottrarn / Inspector Mottram
Lloyd Lamble Detective Simmons
Peter Hobbes Superintendent
Charles Lloyd Pack Chemist
John Salew Librarian
Janet Barrow Mrs. Hobart / Mrs. Hobart (deleted from US print)
Percy Herbert Farmer / Farmer (deleted from US print)
Lynn Tracy Air Hostess / Air Hostess (deleted from US print)
John Harvey Hobart's Brother

Producers

Hal E. Chester Executive Producer
Frank Bevis Producer

Editors

Michael Gordon

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