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The Revenge of Frankenstein -- Peter Cushing reprises his role as the infamous baron who transplants his servant's brain into a body donated by his patients.


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Jimmy Sangster (writer)
Hurford Janes (additional dialogue)
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Release Date:
1 June 1958 (USA) See more »
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We watch Baron Frankenstein escaping from the guillotine and going to Germany. There, he names himself Dr... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Hammer At Their Best See more (40 total) »


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Peter Cushing ... Doctor Victor Stein
Francis Matthews ... Doctor Hans Kleve

Eunice Gayson ... Margaret
Michael Gwynn ... Karl
John Welsh ... Bergman

Lionel Jeffries ... Fritz
Oscar Quitak ... Dwarf
Richard Wordsworth ... Up Patient
Charles Lloyd Pack ... President
John Stuart ... Inspector
Arnold Diamond ... Molke
Marjorie Gresley ... Countess Barscynska (as Margery Gresley)
Anna Walmsley ... Vera Barscynska
George Woodbridge ... Janitor
Michael Ripper ... Kurt
Ian Whittaker ... Boy
Avril Leslie ... GIrl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alex Gallier ... Priest at Execution (uncredited)
John Gayford ... Footman (uncredited)
George Hirste ... Dirty Old Patient (uncredited)
Raymond Hodge ... Official At Exhumation (uncredited)
Gerald Lawson ... Legless Patient (uncredited)
Eugene Leahy ... Kleine (uncredited)
Michael Mulcaster ... Tattoo Harry (uncredited)
Gordon Needham ... Male Nurse (uncredited)
Julia Nelson ... Inga (uncredited)
Robert Brooks Turner ... Joseph the Groom (uncredited)
Freddie Watts ... Patient (uncredited)
Middleton Woods ... Patient (uncredited)

Directed by
Terence Fisher 
Writing credits
Jimmy Sangster (writer)

Hurford Janes (additional dialogue)

George Baxt  additional dialogue (uncredited)

Produced by
Michael Carreras .... executive producer
Anthony Hinds .... producer
Anthony Nelson Keys .... associate producer
Original Music by
Leonard Salzedo 
Cinematography by
Jack Asher (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Alfred Cox 
Casting by
Dorothy Holloway (uncredited)
Production Design by
Bernard Robinson 
Makeup Department
Philip Leakey .... makeup artist (as Phil Leakey)
Henry Montsash .... hair stylist
Production Management
Don Weeks .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Lynn .... assistant director
Hugh Harlow .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Tom Walls .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Arthur Banks .... master plasterer (uncredited)
Charles Davis .... master carpenter (uncredited)
Eric Hillier .... props buyer (uncredited)
Mick Lyons .... construction manager (uncredited)
Don Mingaye .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Tom Money .... property master (uncredited)
Lawrence Wren .... master painter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Jock May .... sound recordist
Alex Carver-Hill .... assistant boom operator (uncredited)
Alfred Cox .... sound editor (uncredited)
Jim Perry .... boom operator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Len Harris .... camera operator
Albert Cowlard .... camera grip (uncredited)
Jack Curtis .... chief electrician (uncredited)
Tom Edwards .... still photographer (uncredited)
Harry Oakes .... focus puller (uncredited)
Anthony Powell .... clapper loader (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rosemary Burrows .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
James Needs .... supervising editor
Alan Corder .... second assistant editor (uncredited)
Peter Todd .... first assistant editor (uncredited)
Music Department
John Hollingsworth .... music supervisor (uncredited)
Muir Mathieson .... conductor (uncredited)
Other crew
Doreen Dearnaley .... continuity
Molly Badham .... chimp trainer (uncredited)
Ken Gordon .... cashier (uncredited)
Pat Green .... production secretary (uncredited)
Arthur Kelly .... studio manager (uncredited)

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89 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Finland:K-15 (2002) | Finland:(Banned) (1958) | Iceland:12 | Ireland:15 | Netherlands:18 (orginal rating) | Netherlands:16 (DVD rating) (2002) | Norway:16 (1971) | Sweden:15 | Sweden:(Banned) (1958-1967) | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (video rating: 1986) | UK:12 (video re-rating) (2002) | USA:Unrated | West Germany:16

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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 »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): 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 »
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!See more »


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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Hammer At Their Best, 16 November 2006
Author: johnrtracy from United States

"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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