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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

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Trudy Morton
Donald Murphy ...
Sally Todd ...
Suzie Lawler
Harold Lloyd Jr. ...
Don
Felix Locher ...
Prof. Carter Morton
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Police Lt. Boyle
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Police Det. Bill Dillon
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The Monster
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)  »

Also Known As:

She Monster of the Night  »

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Budget:

$60,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The full monster make-up was actually being worn by a man, Harry Wilson. Because of this, makeup creator Harry Thomas did not realize that the creature was supposed to be female. All he could do at the last minute was apply lipstick to the creature. 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

Referenced in My Secret Identity: Reluctant Hero (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Daddy-Bird
by Page Cavanaugh and Jack Smalley
Sung by Harold Lloyd Jr. (uncredited)
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In my opinion, this is one of the best "worst" movies.
28 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

If you enjoy bad movies, then Frankenstein's Daughter is a film that you should see. The original Frankenstein's grandson is assisting a scientist in his research to find a cure all drug. On the sly, he is continuing in the family tradition, conducting his experiments in an unused wine cellar off the basement lab. This is one of many teenagers vs the monsters type fare of the late fifties. The Frankenstein monster is one of the hokiest monsters ever seen. In addition to all of this, you are treated to some rock and roll performances during an outdoor barbecue. The dialogue is hilarious.


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