Back from the Dead (1957)

35mm film, black and white, 2.35:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Charles Marquis Warren.

Plot Summary

A newly married woman is haunted by the ghost of her abusive first husband who possesses her body and turns her into a killer.


Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren
Regal Films, Inc. presents an Emirau production. A Regalscope picture. Released by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Produced by: Robert Stabler
Production Manager and Assistant Director: Nathan Barragar
Screenplay by: Catherine Turney, based on her novel The Other One
Script Supervisor: Mai Dietrich
Director of Photography: Ernest Haller
Supervising Editor: Fred W. Berger
Editor: Leslie Vidor
Music Composed and Conducted by: Raoul Kraushaar
Sound: Jack Goodrich
Sound Facilties: Roderick Sound, Inc.
Wardrobe: Joseph Dimmitt, Vou Lee Giokaris
Makeup: William Woods
Hair Stylist: Madine Danks
Optical Effects: Jack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Art Director: James W. Sullivan
Set Decorator: G.W. Berntsen
Property Master: Ted Cooper

Peggie Castle [Mandy Hazelton Anthony]
Arthur Franz [Dick Anthony]
Marsha Hunt [Kate Hazelton]
Don Haggerty [John Mitchell]
Marianne Stewart [Nancy Cordell]
Otto Reichow [Maitre Renault]
Helen Wallace [Ada Bradley]
James Bell [Mr Bradley]
Evelyn Scott [Molly Prentiss]
Jeanne Bates [Agnes, the Bradley housekeeper]
Ned Glass [the doctor]
Jeane Wood [the nurse]

Alternative Titles

Bury Me Dead – alternative title
Epistrofi ap' to thanato – Greece
Voltou Dentre os Mortos – Brazil



  • Castle of Frankenstein no.7 p.6


  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.106 – illustrated credits, review
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films: A Checklist by Donald C. Willis p.34 – credits
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.19 – credits
  • It Came from 1957: A Critical Guide to the Year's Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films by Rob Craig pp.168-172
  • by Walt Lee p.23 – credits
  • The Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Handbook by Alan Frank p.17 – credits, review