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Bride of the Monster (1955)

 -  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 ...
Capt. Robbins
George Becwar ...
Paul Marco ...
Kelton
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 ...
Drunk
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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 it's possible connection to men that have disappeared in the area. When Vornoff takes her prisoner, he has definite plans for her. Written by garykmcd

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It'll make your skin crawl! See more »

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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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Box office receipts from the film led to distributor Samuel Z. Arkoff being able to set up American International Productions. See more »

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When Craig is sinking in quicksand he shoots eight shots from his six-shot revolver. See more »

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Dr. Eric Vornoff: One is always considered *mad* if one discovers something that others cannot grasp!
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Not so bad…not so bad at all
12 December 2004 | by (Frostbite Falls, MN) – See all my reviews

I really don't think this deserves the "honor" of being in the Bottom 100 of all times. I've seen much worse films without nearly the notoriety. In "Bride of the Monster," Edward Wood shows himself to be a typically competent director doing a typical low-rent horror film. There are no mistakes in continuity, the lighting is adequate, the performances are pretty good…how "Plan 9" came from the same director is beyond me. I *am* put off by the DVD, though. For a premium price, you get the film, the trailer, and chapter stops—that's all, folks. If this is supposed to be a camp classic, I could at least hope for some interviews, outtakes, and other amusements. The transfer isn't bad, with few scratches or specks that I noticed and a faithful rendering of the black-and-white movies of that era.


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