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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)

R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 12 June 1974 (USA)
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Baron Frankenstein works with a mental patient to reanimate the dead.

Director:

Terence Fisher

Writer:

Anthony Hinds (screenplay) (as John Elder)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Cushing ... Baron Frankenstein
Shane Briant ... Simon
Madeline Smith ... Sarah
David Prowse ... Monster (as Dave Prowse)
John Stratton ... Asylum Director
Michael Ward Michael Ward ... Transvest
Elsie Wagstaff ... Wild One
Norman Mitchell ... Police Sergeant
Clifford Mollison ... Judge
Patrick Troughton ... Bodysnatcher
Philip Voss ... Ernst
Christopher Cunningham Christopher Cunningham ... Hans (as Chris Cunningham)
Charles Lloyd Pack Charles Lloyd Pack ... Professor Durendel (as Charles Lloyd-Pack)
Lucy Griffiths Lucy Griffiths ... Old Hag
Bernard Lee ... Tarmut
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Storyline

Last of the Hammer Frankenstein films, this one deals with the Baron hiding out in an insane asylum, so that he may continue his experiments with reanimating the dead, along with inmate Dr. Helder, who has been institutionalized for conducting such experiments. Written by Humberto Amador

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Taglines:

Your blood will run cold when the monster rises. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Frankenstein et le monstre de l'enfer See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP137,200 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hammer Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The production manager of this film is named Christopher Neame - coincidentally the same name of the actor who played Johnny Alucard in 'Dracula AD 1972' (1972), although a different person See more »

Goofs

At c.17 minutes a modern 1970s high-pressure hose is used. See more »

Quotes

Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor: [after operating eyeballs onto the creature] Now, in approximately one hour, when the narcosis wears off... we shall see.
Simon Helder: [jokingly] Let's hope it's he who sees!
Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor: ..."he who sees"?
Simon Helder: Sorry...
Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor: [begins to laugh maniacally] "He who sees"! I like that!
Simon Helder: I didn't think it was that funny, I must say...
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Alternate Versions

The UK DVD from DD Video was originally the same as the USA R-rated print but was then corrected to reinsert the teeth clamping sequence. However, all other cuts as described above remain. The German R2 DVD, which contained an English language track, restores all of the cuts except for the small trim to the close-up of the throat wound and was, for some years, the most complete version of the film available on DVD. The film was eventually fully restored and was released on DVD in the UK in 2014. See more »

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Frankenstein
13 November 2007 | by kairinglerSee all my reviews

I enjoyed watching this film very much, first off i am a Hammer Films fan of all of the horror creatures, not just Frankenstein, although it is my favorite creature. Peter Cushing was excellent in this one. David Prowse, aka Darth Vader did very well as the monster i thought. i love the idea of the film also,, a sanitarium, what a perfect place for the Baron to practice. Von Helder character was also very good, in fact probably stole the show for me. I also liked the character of Angel, and the Director as well, the film has it's funny moments as well, not to much that i didn't like about the film,, the brain transplant scene, well could have been better, and a few other scenes , but hey that's minor stuff, all in all i thought this was a great film to end the Hammer Films collection of Frankenstein, and i would recommend this to all horror fans,, and Peter Cushing fans also.


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