Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas

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Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas (1957, UK) is a Horror film directed by Val Guest.


Main Details

  • Released in 1957 | Black and White | Running Time: 91 min | USA:85 min
  • Production Co: Clarion Films (for) | Hammer Film Productions
  • Distribution Co: Warner Bros. (1957) (UK) (theatrical) | Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation (1957) (USA) (theatrical) | Regal Films International (1961) (UK) (theatrical) (re-release)
  • Directed by Val Guest
  • Written by Nigel Kneale
  • Starring Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Maureen Connell, Richard Wattis
  • Produced by Aubrey Baring, Michael Carreras, Anthony Nelson Keys
  • Original Music by Humphrey Searle
  • Cinematography by Arthur Grant
  • Film Editing by Bill Lenny

Plot Summary

  • The exploits of an English anthropologist with an American expedition as they search the Himalayas for the legendary Yeti.

Also Known As

  • The Abominable Snowman | O Abominável Homem das Neves (Portugal) | El Abominable hombre de las nieves (Spain) | Das Geheimnis des Himalaya (Austria) | O Hionanthropos ton imalaion (Greece) | Lumihirviö (Finland) | Il Mostruoso uomo delle nevi (Italy) | Odrazajacy czlowiek sniegu (Poland) | Le Redoutable homme des neiges (France) | Snömannen (Sweden) | The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas | Yeti, der Schneemensch (Germany)


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