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Release Date:
20 July 1958 (USA) See more »
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The One...The Only KING OF MONSTERS as the new demon of the atomic age!
Plot:
Needing money, the last of the Frankensteins leases his castle out to a film company as he tries to complete his ancestor's gruesome experiments at creating life. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Boris Karloff ... Baron Victor von Frankenstein
Tom Duggan ... Mike Shaw
Jana Lund ... Carolyn Hayes

Don 'Red' Barry ... Douglas Row (as Donald Barry)
Charlotte Austin ... Judy Stevens
Irwin Berke ... Inspector Raab
Rudolph Anders ... Wilhelm Gottfried
Norbert Schiller ... Shuter
John Dennis ... Morgan Haley
Mike Lane ... Hans Himmler / The Monster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Kenney ... Assistant Cameraman (uncredited)
Joe Ploski ... Station Porter (uncredited)
Otto Reichow ... Atomic Reactor Expert (uncredited)
Franz Roehn ... Cab Driver (uncredited)
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Directed by
Howard W. Koch 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Richard H. Landau  screenplay (as Richard Landau)
Charles A. Moses  story
Aubrey Schenck  story
Mary Shelley  characters (uncredited)
George Worthing Yates  screenplay

Produced by
Aubrey Schenck .... producer
Leon Spielberg .... assistant producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Dunlap  (as Paul A. Dunlap)
 
Cinematography by
Carl E. Guthrie 
 
Film Editing by
John A. Bushelman 
 
Production Design by
Jack T. Collis 
 
Set Decoration by
Jerry Welch 
 
Makeup Department
George Bau .... makeup artist
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Vieira .... assistant director
 
Art Department
George Sweeney .... property master
 
Sound Department
Francis E. Stahl .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
William T. Cline .... operative cameraman
Charles Harris .... key grip
Ralph Owen .... electrical supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Leon Spielberg .... post-production coordinator
 
Other crew
Richard Owens .... electrical effects
Mary Yerke .... script supervisor
 

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83 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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This project was proposed because of the success of the "Shock Theatre" package of Universal horror films released to television. The other contributing factors were the recent successes of the British-made The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) and the low-budget American International release I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957). This low-budget film had the advantage of being shot in CinemaScope.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The degree of damage to Karloff's disfigured eye changes from scene to scene.See more »
Quotes:
Baron Victor von Frankenstein:Shuter, yours is not the brain that I would have chosen, but at least you are obedient.See more »

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Commentary, 22 May 2013
Author: tl12 from United States

Would you not think the commentary should have some vague relationship to the movie, well not here. You can hear all about their friends and friends of friends. All about stories involving Hollywood. However if you are looking for a commentary about the movie you will not find it here. They are all far to much in love with themselves to talk about anything else except themselves.

This commentary should be issued with a warning: beware of self importance!

These people should be put in the radiation chamber and burnt to dust!!!!!

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