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The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  1 June 1958 (USA)
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We watch Baron Frankenstein escaping from the guillotine and going to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies.

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John Welsh ...
Dr. Bergman
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Oscar Quitak ...
Richard Wordsworth ...
Up Patient
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
President of the Medical Council
John Stuart ...
Inspector
Arnold Diamond ...
Dr. Malke
Marjorie Gresley ...
Countess Barscynska (as Margery Cresley)
Anna Walmsley ...
Vera Barscynska
George Woodbridge ...
Janitor
Michael Ripper ...
Kurt
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We watch Baron Frankenstein escaping from the guillotine and going to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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TEEROR will Sieze you! TENSION will squeeze you! CHILLS will freeze you! See more »

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1 June 1958 (USA)  »

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A Vingança de Frankenstein  »

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Trivia

In correspondence from Hammer to the BBFC dated 30 July 1958, Hammer executives say that per the BBFC's request, the shot from "Reel 2" of Frankenstein dropping Karl's brain from a pan into a jar of fluid had been removed from the final print. This brief moment was a point of contention with the BBFC ever since the film had been submitted for certification during the script stage. However, the scene has existed in all known prints of the film ever since its distribution, even on Columbia's Super 8mm digest version. See more »

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When Gerda leaves her boyfriend she is attacked by Karl after she descends a flight of steps. Half way down the steps is a bright yellow, 20th century, metal mesh litter bin attached to the wall. See more »

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Doctor Victor Stein: It should have been perfect. I made it to be perfect. If the brain hadn't been damaged, my work would have been hailed as the greatest scientific achievement of all time. Frankenstein would have been accepted as a genius of science. Instead, he was sent to the guillotine. I swore I would have my revenge. They will never be rid of me!
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Hammer At Their Best
16 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"The Revenge Of Frankenstein" shows just how good, with the right director, and cast, a horror film can be. Most horror film fans know that Baron Frankenstein was a lot more interesting than his creation. Hammer, wisely chose to follow the exploits and give more screen time to Baron Frankenstein. Peter Cushing turns in a superb performance as the Baron, Francis Matthews is quite capable as his assistant, Dr. Hans Kleve, and Michael Gwynn is very good as "Karl" Dr. Frankensteins' creation. This film picks up where "The Curse Of Frankenstein" ended. Along with "Horror Of Dracula", "The Brides Of Dracula", "Night Creatures", "The Mummy", And "The Curse Of Frankenstein", these are my favorite Hammer Horror Films. Sit back and enjoy. John R. Tracy.


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