Mr. Sardonicus

  • 1961
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Horror

A tidy horror-thriller which is more effective through its power of suggestion than it is through any shocking visuals, though there are a couple of incidents to satisfy those looking to be shocked. The story revolves around a rich baron, Rolfe, whose face has been permanently frozen into a wide grin after uncovering his father's corpse to get at a winning...read more

Mr. Sardonicus - (Original Trailer)
A man whose face is frozen in a horrible smile forces a doctor to treat him in William Castle's Mr. Sardonicus (1961).
(Movie Clip) Face to Face
Sir Robert (Ronald Lewis) is attempting to interrogate his long-lost love Maude (Audrey Dalton) when he meets his host, her husband, Baron Sardonicus (more…)
(Movie Clip) Gorslava
Atmospheric and efficient sequence as Sir Robert (Ronald Lewis) arrives in fictional Gorslava, meets a nervous station agent (Charles H. Radilac) and (more…)
Trailer
03:38 — Trailer for the 1961 classic Mr. Sardonicus. Desperate to retrieve a winning lottery ticket, a greedy baron unearths his father's corpse. An enormous (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A tidy horror-thriller which is more effective through its power of suggestion than it is through any shocking visuals, though there are a couple of incidents to satisfy those looking to be shocked. The story revolves around a rich baron, Rolfe, whose face… (more)

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