4D Man (1959)

35mm film, “color by De Luxe”, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American science fiction film directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.

Plot Summary

A man discovers a way to pass through solid matter but can only continue doing it if he murders.


Directed by: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr
Copyright MCMLIX [1959] Fairview Productions
A Fairview production
Produced by: Jack H. Harris
Co-produced by: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr
Production Manager: Jerry Franks
Screenplay by: Theodore Simonson and Cy Chermak
From an Original Idea by: Jack H. Harris
Continuity: Peggy Sturms
Director of Photography: Theodore J. Pahle
Cameraman: Thomas E. Spalding
Film Editor: William B. Murphy
Music Composed and Conducted by: Ralph Carmichael
Music Supervisor: Jean Yeaworth
Sound: Carl Auel, Robert Spies
Western Electric Recording
Make-Up Artist: Dean Newman
Special Effects: Bert Sloane
Art Director: William Jersey
Set Decorations: Don W. Schmitt
Assistant to Producer: Al Bennett
Studio Manager: Frank B. Fuhr
Produced at: Valley Forge Film Studios

Robert Lansing (Scott Nelson)
Lee Meriwether (Linda Davis)
James Congdon (Tony Nelson)
Robert Strauss (Roy Parker)
Edgar Stehli (Carson)
Patty Duke
Guy Raymond
Chic James
Elbert Smith
George Kara
Jasper Deeter

Alternative Titles

4D Man – Swedish title
4-D manden – Danish title
Der 4D Mann – Austrian title
Der 4-D Mann – West German title
4-ulotteinen mies – Finnish title
Delitto in 4ª dimensione – Italian title
The Evil Force – UK title
El hombre de la cuarta dimension – Venezuelan title
O Homem das 4 dimensões – Portuguese title
Master of Terror – re-release title
Le monstre aux abois – French Belgian title
Orgía de terror – Mexican title
Quarta Dimensão – Brazilian title


Castle of Frankenstein no.9 p.36
Castle of Frankenstein no.17 p.60
The Daily Cinema, The no.9063 (12 May 1965) p.13 – credits, review
The Film Daily vol.116 no.69 (7 October 1959) p.6 – review
The Hollywood Reporter vol.157 no.5 (6 October 1959) p.3 – credits, review
Kine Weekly no.3007 (20 May 1965) p.16 – credits, review
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.32 no.377 (June 1965) p.91 – credits, synopsis, review
Motion Picture Herald vol.217 no.2 (10 October 1959 – credits, review
Starlog no.214 (May 1995) pp.59-65 – illustrated interview with Irving S. Yeaworth Jr (Birth of The Blob by Tom Weaver)
Variety 7 October 1959 – credits, review

Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.188 – credits, synopsis
Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis 139
by Walt Lee p.146 – credits
Regional Horror Films, 1958-1990 by Brian Albright p.286