The Screaming Skull is a 1958 American psychological horror film, inspired by the short story of the same name written by Francis Marion Crawford. The film stars John Hudson, Peggy Webber, Russ Conway, and Alex Nicol, the film’s director. The film focuses on a neurotic woman who believes she is being haunted by the ghost of her husband’s previous wife.
The film was featured and parodied in episodes of the television shows Mystery Science Theater 3000 and The New Uncle Gregory Horror Hour.
The Screaming Skull
Directed by Alex Nicol
Produced by John Kneubuhl, T. Frank Woods, John Coots
Written by John Kneubuhl
Starring John Hudson, Peggy Webber, Russ Conway
Music by Ernest Gold
Cinematography Floyd Crosby
Edited by Betty J. Lane
Distributed by American International Pictures
Release dates August 1958
Running time 68 minutes
Country United States