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Frankenstein's Daughter (1958)

Approved | | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi | 15 December 1958 (USA)
Dr. Frankenstein's insane grandson attempts to create horrible monsters in modern day L.A.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Johnny Bruder
Sandra Knight ...
Donald Murphy ...
Sally Todd ...
Suzie Lawler
Harold Lloyd Jr. ...
Don
Felix Locher ...
Prof. Carter Morton
Wolfe Barzell ...
Elsu
John Zaremba ...
Police Lt. Boyle
Robert Dix ...
Police Det. Bill Dillon
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Voltaire Perkins ...
Mr. Rockwell - Chemist
Charlotte Portney ...
Frightened Housewife
Bill Coontz ...
First Victim - Warehouseman
George Barrows ...
Mack
Page Cavanaugh ...
Page Cavanaugh
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Storyline

Dr. Frankenstein's insane grandson attempts to create horrible monsters in modern day L.A.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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It reaches from the grave to re-live the horror, the terror! More destructive! More terrifying!


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15 December 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

She Monster of the Night  »

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$60,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The 'Screen Star' magazine Trudy reads features an illustration of Janet Leigh on the cover. See more »

Goofs

The scene where the monster first "steps" out of the house, "she" rips the curtain rod down and breaks the window panes in the door before yanking it open to make "her" escape. In the scene where Trudy opens the door, seeing the monster for the first time (as it was returning) the curtain rod, glass and door are undamaged. See more »

Quotes

Elsu: Your father and grandfather never used a female brain.
Oliver Frank aka Frankenstein: No. The way the female's brain is conditioned to a man's world. Therefore it takes orders where the other one's didn't.
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Connections

Featured in Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Special Date
by Page Cavanaugh and Jack Smalley
Performed by Page Cavanaugh and His Trio
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chiller theater classic
9 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

as a kid in Paterson new jersey i loved channel 11's chiller theater,the claymation hand coming out of the grave grabbing the letters that spell chiller,anyway Frankensteins daughter is a wonderfully cheesy b-movie that scared me as a kid,but now its one of my favorite cheesy monster films.the monster is supposed to be a woman but looks like a man monster with lipstick.the spooky music was used in missile to the moon the same year which was a remake of the 3d movie cat-women of the moon.harold Lloyd Jr plays a descendant of Dr Frankenstein,so he decides to create a monster in the basement of his doctor employer,whose niece(Sandra knight)is unknowingly used as a guinea pig for Dr franks experiments.she turns into a bug eyed big toothed monster that looks amazingly like one of the she demons.no surprise it was made at the same studio as she demons,Astor films. john Ashley the king of b-movies from the 50's and later star of the Filipino monster movies plays the girls boyfriend.i actually thought this was better then the usual b-movies.Sandra knight went on to star in the terror with her future husband jack Nicholson,and the legendary Boris karloff.7 out of 10.a good bad movie.


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