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House of Frankenstein (1944)

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An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

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Cast

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Larry Talbot (as Lon Chaney)
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Anne Gwynne ...
Rita
Peter Coe ...
Carl Hussman
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George Zucco ...
Lampini
Elena Verdugo ...
Ilonka
Sig Ruman ...
Russman
William Edmunds ...
Charles Miller ...
Toberman
Philip Van Zandt ...
Julius Tannen ...
Hertz
Hans Herbert ...
Meier
Dick Dickinson ...
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Storyline

After escaping from an asylum the mad Dr. Niemann and his hunch back assistant revive Count Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster in order to extract revenge upon their many enemies. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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dracula | monster | hunchback | brain | gypsy | See more »

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THE DEVIL'S BROOD! See more »

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Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Approved | See all certifications »

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1 December 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chamber of Horrors  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Of the 5 'Wolf Man' films featuring Lon Chaney Jr; this is the only entry that does NOT feature the Wolf Man's growl or howl. It may be there but, if it is, it's drowned out by Hans J Salter's music score. See more »

Goofs

Just before 64 minutes, when Ilonka is alone on screen, you can briefly glimpse the shadow of camera equipment on the extreme right of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Ilonka: What's your name?
Lawrence Talbot: Lawrence.
Ilonka: Lawrence? Do they call you Larry?
Lawrence Talbot: They used to.
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Soundtracks

Gypsy Tantrums
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Music by 'Max Rapp' and Milton Rosen
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User Reviews

 
Fun, fast paced, monster rally!
28 November 1999 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

Okay, let's get this straight right off the slab - not the best Universal monster movie ever made, but tons of fun! Gets an extra star due to sheer number of monsters in the film; Boris Karloff as the mad scientist, Lon Chaney Jr. as the wolfman, J. Carol Naish as the hunchback, Glen Strange as the monster, and John Carradine as Dracula! Whew! And they manage to pull it all off convincingly. What more could one ask for? This is a fun, fast paced, monster rally. Check it out - if you enjoy the Universal monster movies, you'll love this one.


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