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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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Also Known As:

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 »

Goofs

Peter Cushing's face appears during a very short sequence instead of Oscar Quitack's. This has been confirmed by Cushing himself and may be some kind of private joke. See more »

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Legless Patient: [shouts] How can I do me dance without me legs?
Slensky: Got to learn to sing!
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The Last True Sequel in Series

Revenge of Frankenstein is the only true sequel in the successful Hammer series. It is interesting to note, that principal photography began scant days after the completion of 'Horror of Dracula,' and it does not require a trained eye to see the re-dressed and painted Dracula sets throughout the film. Production Designer, Bernard Robinson, and Director, Terence Fisher both told me the paint on some of the flats had yet to dry when shooting began. Peter Cushing had the opportunity to refine and develop his portrayal as the driven Baron Frankenstein. His dialogue is caustic, witty and at times humorous. This again was the Golden Age of Hammer, that magic period that lasted but a short time. The team of Fisher, Robinson, Lighting Cameraman, Jack Asher, and a completely dedicated cast and crew shines as brightly as those newly painted sets. One of the best of the period, and still plays well today.


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