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House of Frankenstein (1944)

Approved | | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1 December 1944 (USA)
An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant 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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Burgomaster Toberman
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Hans Herbert ...
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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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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Universal usually employed an actress to dub actresses' screams for their horror films, but Elena Verdugo's scream worked so well, it was retained in the final version. See more »

Goofs

As Lampini's wagon approaches the gypsy camp, the background behind Daniel still moves even after we see that the carriage has stopped. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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