The Abominable Snowman (1957) UK / 91 min / Adventure Horror / B/W
On an adventure in the Himalayas for evidence of the Abominable Snowman, one scientist discovers the answers – albeit horrifically. Val Guest directs as he would on both The Quatermass Xperiment (1955) and Quatermass 2 (1957). The screenplay is based on a story called The Creature, both written by Nigel Kneale, known more famously for his creation of Dr. Bernard Quatermass. Quatermass, which tells the story of a highly moral British scientist that discovers a threat to humanity by alien forces, would spawn 3 television serials for the BBC in the 50’s, radio programs, a 4-part serial by Thames Television in the 70’s, a remake by BBC in 2005 of the original serial and 3 feature films from Hammer Film Productions.