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House of Frankenstein (1944)

Approved | | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1 December 1944 (USA)
An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

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Larry Talbot (as Lon Chaney)
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Anne Gwynne ...
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Carl Hussman
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George Zucco ...
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Ilonka
Sig Ruman ...
Burgomaster Hussman
William Edmunds ...
Charles Miller ...
Toberman
Philip Van Zandt ...
Julius Tannen ...
Hertz
Hans Herbert ...
Meier
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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>

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THE DEVIL'S BROOD! All the Screen's Titans of Terror - Together in the Greatest of All SCREEN SENSATIONS! See more »

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Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Chamber of Horrors  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The title "House of..." could refer to the ruins/house owned by Ludwig Frankenstein, the second son of Henry Frankenstein (portrayed by Cedric Hardwicke) in The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942). It's also the same "house" where Lawrence Talbot discovers the Monster in ice in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943); and, of course, where Neiman discovers the Wolfman and the Monster in this film. (The castle is entirely washed away in the flood at the climax of " - Meets the Wolf Man," but is inexplicably semi-intact here. See more »

Goofs

When Talbot leaves the ice cave to search for Dr. Frankenstein's records, he has neither socks nor shoes on. But when he enters the next room, where the records are hidden, he's suddenly wearing shoes. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Gustav Niemann: Now will you give me my chalk?
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Soundtracks

Gypsy Tantrums
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Music by 'Max Rapp' and Milton Rosen
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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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