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Return of the Fly (1959)

Approved | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | July 1959 (USA)
Philippe Delambre, the now-adult son of "The Fly", does some transportation experimentation of his own.

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(as Edward L. Bernds)

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(screenplay) (as Edward L. Bernds), (short story "The Fly")
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David Frankham ...
Ronald Holmes, alias Alan Hinds
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Insp. Beecham
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Max Barthold
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Cecile Bonnard
Jack Daly ...
Granville (reporter)
Janine Grandel ...
Mme. Bonnard
Michael Mark ...
Gaston (watchman)
Richard Flato ...
Sgt. Dubois
Gregg Martell ...
Cop
Barry Bernard ...
Lt. MacLish
Pat O'Hara ...
Insp. Evans
Francisco Villalobos ...
Priest
Joan Cotton ...
Nurse
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Storyline

Fifteen years after his father's experiments with matter transmission fail, Philippe Delambre and his uncle François attempt to create a matter transmission device on their own. However, their experiments have disastrous results, turning Philippe into a horrible half-man, half-fly creature. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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HUMAN MONSTER created by atoms gone wild! See more »


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Release Date:

July 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Return of the Fly  »

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Budget:

$225,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The script was written specifically to use the standing sets from The Fly (1958). See more »

Goofs

Although Philippe has received not only the fly's head in the transfer, but also a claw replacing both his left hand and right foot, the fly reveals only Philippe's head, but still has the rest of his various appendages apparently intact and functioning. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Francois Delambre: [voice over] Here passes from this earth Helene Delambre, widow of my brother, Andre, whom I loved deeply, hopelessly. She was destroyed in the end by dreadful memories, a recollection of horrors that did not dim as the years went on, but instead grew monstrously, and left her mind shocked and unsteady, so that death, when it came, was a blessed release.
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Follows The Fly (1958) See more »

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Entertaining and Enjoyable
4 November 2000 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

My words for this film are going to be less harsh than others for the simple fact that this film, in no way superior or even comparable to the original, is entertaining. The story has the little boy from the first Fly film, Phillipe, coming back to carry out the work of his father, against the express wishes of Vincent Price, his uncle. The plot is very predictable and the acting is nothing more than adequate(Vinnie notwithstanding). The film is in black and white, and in general very cheaply made. What then does it have going for it? Well, for one it has a nice performance by Vincent Price. Another thing is it has some bizarre scenes and murders, things lacking from the original. The guinea pig scene is reason enough to see the film.


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