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

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)


  • See It With Someone Brave! -- A Timeless Terror to Freeze You to Your Seats! | Demon-prowler of the mountain shadows...Dreaded man-beast of Tibet...The terror of all that is human.


The Abominable Snowman (aka The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas) is a 1957 British horror film, directed by Val Guest and starring Forrest Tucker and Peter Cushing. The film is based on The Creature, a BBC Television play by writer Nigel Kneale, and follows the exploits of an English anthropologist with an American expedition as they search the Himalayas for the legendary Yeti. Kneale adapted his own television script into the film screenplay.

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