However, the tribe's witch doctor survived.
Unknowing to anyone at the time a South American Indian whose lips are sealed shut with a sneaker lace stuck him in the neck with a poison Bamboo Knife,(yea go figure on that one). That night he is awakened by the approach of an Indian, his lips sewed together with string, and wielding a curare-tipped bamboo knife. Four students on an archaeology assignment in the Everglades decide to throw a dance party on the burial site of an ancient Indian medicine man named Tartu. When his brother's skull shows up later in a locked cabinet, Drake realizes an ancient curse placed upon his grandfather by a tribe of South American Jivaro Indians is still in effect and that he himself is the probable next victim. The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake Your Ticket Confirmation # is located under the header in your email that reads "Your Ticket Reservation Details". | Rotten (1). The movie opens with title and credits shown over a tableau of a burning candle, a skull and an open book on a desk. Certificate: Passed | He reads it to his servant, Rogers (Lumsden Hare), and asks that the guest room be prepared. Like perhaps many a horror enthusiast child, I was quite intrigued by shrunken heads.
Ken is shocked when he sees a tsantsas or shrunken head swinging outside by the window. The detective running around is about as smart as a box of cheerio?s. This 10-digit number is your confirmation number. We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.
Its added to the collection. This movie is pretty cool, a family has a curse on them, and Jonathan is the last brother alive and his skull is needed to complete the curse. | First time I saw this was when it was shown on WPIX or WOR when I lived out on the Island. Alison sends Kenneth Drake (Paul Cavanagh) a telegram. | Use the HTML below. Was this review helpful to you? We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account.
The plot is one of a kind. Now there is a Witch Doctor running around posing as a doctor, again not know to use is that he is a witch doctor who has a white man's head on a Black Man's Body, hence the witch doctor. The image is an example of a ticket confirmation email that AMC sent you when you purchased your ticket. Sign up here. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email.
A very old and wrinkled hand is seen opening the door to the room. She tells him that Uncle Ken called. Add the first question. Anyway at the funeral Jonathan wants the coffin open, and wham when its open the old brother is missing his head. Overview; ... ADD QUOTES from this movie. Previous All Episodes (400) Next Add a Plot » Added to Watchlist. When a bus filled with orphans and 3 other rich trustees has an "accident", Colonel Bingham/Christopher Lee investigates. I show this film alot. View production, box office, & company info. The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake is a 1959 horror film. That night he is awakened by the approach of an Indian, his lips sewed together with string, and wielding a curare-tipped bamboo knife. Jonathan Drake, while attending his brother's funeral, is shocked to find the head of the deceased is missing. The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake . In pursuit of the tribesman Zutai (Paul Wexler) and a rival scientist (Henry Daniell) who has become a part of the tribe, Drake attempts to end the curse once and for all. 2h | Comedy, Drama, Horror | Episode aired 15 July 1995 Season 1 | Episode 22. Although the budget appears to be slight the film actually benefits from this. NOTES (0) ADD NOTES.
It seems shrunken heads keep popping up in this movie. Don’t worry, it won’t take long. A young man visits his fiancée's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in ... See full summary ». MGM Released 1959 USER EDITOR. It defies being pigeonholed.
A gust of wind blows out the candle and Drake sees three skulls floating in the air, approaching him. I remember as a kid originally seeing it late one Saturday night on Chiller Theatre (out of Pittsburgh Pa.) The headhunter with his lips sown shut haunted my dreams for weeks!
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When his brother's skull shows up later in a locked cabinet, Drake realizes an ancient curse placed upon his grandfather by a tribe of South American Jivaro Indians is still in effect and that he himself is the probable next victim. Cinemark Movie & TV guides. Regal They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. Synopsis
Copyright © Fandango. Directed by Edward L. Cahn. Jonathan Drake, while attending his brother's funeral, is shocked to find the head of the deceased is missing. Jonathan shows up in South America to help his brother only to find his brother is dead. Just confirm how you got your ticket. Drake wants clarification on his exact wording because, as he holds up the shrunken head, he tells her, "This is what the Jivaro Indians of Ecuador call a tsantsas."
It's too bad this film didn't have some more soul. The percentage of users who rated this 3.5 stars or higher. Summaries. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will. Keep your little bookworms engaged outside of the classroom with our selection of the very best literary adaptations. and the Terms and Policies, You're almost there! Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? (1959). Please click the link below to receive your verification email.
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