The Avenging Hand (1915)

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

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.

Credits

Crew
Director: CC Calvert
Cricks and Martin

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

Alternative Titles

The Wraith of the Tomb

References

Periodicals

  • 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

Books

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