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Bride of the Monster (1955)

Approved  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  February 1956 (USA)
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An mad doctor attempts to create atomic supermen.

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Tor Johnson ...
Tony McCoy ...
Loretta King ...
Harvey B. Dunn ...
George Becwar ...
Paul Marco ...
Don Nagel ...
Martin (as Don Nagle)
Bud Osborne ...
Mac
John Warren ...
Jake
Ann Wilner ...
Tillie
Dolores Fuller ...
Margie
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
Newsboy (as William Benedict)
Ben Frommer ...
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Storyline

Rumours abound about what may go on at a creepy mansion just out of town. The house is owned by Dr. Eric Vornoff who is conducting experiments to turn people into super-beings through the use of atomic power. Reporter Janet Lawton decides to look into what is going there and its possible connection to men that have disappeared in the area. When Vornoff takes her prisoner, he has definite plans for her. Written by fcabanski

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The Screen's Master of the WEIRD in his NEWEST and MOST DARING SHOCKER! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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February 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bride of the Atom  »

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$70,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Stuntman Eddie Parker's participation in this film is still debatable. The story that he doubled Bela Lugosi stems from amateur fanzines in the early 1960s, and the assumption that Parker doubled Lugosi in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943). He didn't. Parker doubled Lon Chaney Jr. as the Wolf Man; Australian actor/stuntman Gil Perkins doubled the Monster. See more »

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When Dick Craig goes to push the boulder toward Dr. Vornoff, the policeman who tripped and sprained his ankle is suddenly absent. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Eric Vornoff: Don't mind Lobo. He's as harmless as a kitten.
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An Ed Wood Classic
19 June 2001 | by (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

If you do not know Ed Wood then this movie will have little meaning to you. So the first thing you have to do is learn about the life of Ed Wood. He is one of the worst directors of all time, but also one of the most colorful. Bride of the monster is a good example of his ability to make the most out of his scarce resources. You'll love it or you'll hate it. Have fun!


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