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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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Johnny Bruder
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Donald Murphy ...
Sally Todd ...
Suzie Lawler
Harold Lloyd Jr. ...
Don
Felix Locher ...
Prof. Carter Morton
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Elsu
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Police Lt. Boyle
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Police Det. Bill Dillon
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Voltaire Perkins ...
Mr. Rockwell - Chemist
Charlotte Portney ...
Frightened Housewife
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First Victim - Warehouseman
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Mack
Page Cavanaugh ...
Page Cavanaugh
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Dr. Frankenstein's insane grandson attempts to create horrible monsters in modern day L.A.

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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)  »

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She Monster of the Night  »

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$60,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Completed in May 1958, the last Frankenstein film made during the 1950's. 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

Oliver Frank aka Frankenstein: You've always treated me as a monster, Trudy. Now you're going to be one.
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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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One of the best cheap monster/sci-fi flicks
10 April 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

This movie and MISSILE TO THE MOON were the pinnacle of achievement in Richard Cunha's short life as a film director, although SHE DEMONS GETS honorable mention also. Donald Murphy is excellent as the descendant of Frankenstein and cheap movie regular John Ashley does his best Ricky Nelson imitation as the boyfriend of the girl Frankenstein experiments on. Despite a large smear of lipstick on its face, the final creature still looks like a big burly man in a costume. Sandra Knight's transformation into the monster-in-a-swimsuit is actually a bit scary with its huge unblinking eyes and big fangs as it approaches the camera in one scene. But watch out for her hilariously inept fainting scene.


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