The Avenging Hand (1915)

UK, 1915
4 reels
35mm film, black and white

A British horror film directed by Charles Calvert using the name CC Calvert.

Plot Summary

The ghost of an Egyptian princess curses the archaeologist who stole her mummified hand.


Director: CC Calvert
Cricks and Martin

Dorothy Bellew (Natalie Vaughan)
Sydney Vautier (Harry Newby)
Douglas Payne

Alternative Titles

The Wraith of the Tomb



  • The Bioscope vol.29 no.469 (7 October 1915) p.105 – review
  • Hollywood Review 17 April 1936 – review
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films: A Checklist by Donald C. Willis p.33 – credits
  • Kine Weekly no.1514 (23 Apr 1936) – review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin 28 April 1936 p.61 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Today’s Cinema vol.76 no.6260 (29 May 1951) p.21 – review


  • English Gothic: A Century of Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby p.15
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.551 – credits