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Monstrosity (1963)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  September 1963 (USA)
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A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young woman.

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Marjorie Eaton ...
Hetty March
Frank Gerstle ...
Dr. Otto Frank
Frank Fowler ...
Victor
Erika Peters ...
Nina Rhodes
Judy Bamber ...
Beatrice 'Bea' Mullins
Lisa Lang ...
Anita Gonzalez
Xerxes ...
Xerxes the Cat
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Somehow, atomic power is harnessed to transplant brains. An old woman uses this power to hire two sexy (and one homely) foreign housekeepers with the idea of transplanting her old brain into a sexy woman's. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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Chained... to the Devil's Love Lab! See more »

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September 1963 (USA)  »

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The Brain Snatchers  »

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Producer Jack Pollexfen fired director Joseph V. Mascelli and finished directing the picture, uncredited. See more »

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Narrator: Where were the live, fresh bodies he'd been promised?
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Featured in Horror Incorporated: The Atomic Brain (1964) (2003) See more »

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You don't need robots to have a good time
21 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, it starts out a little slow, which is never a virtue in a 67 minute movie. Things really pick up once the Mexican maid is transplanted with the brain of a cat. Actually, it's the first time that that character displays any personality, even if it is hissing and spitting and eating a mouse. The last ten minutes make the whole thing worthwhile. Was it the hat pin murder in the library? The cat with the old woman's brain pushing buttons and flipping levers to start the auto-destruct sequence on the cyclotron? Or the girl with the fake cockney accent being electrocuted when she runs back (in her shorty pajamas) to retrieve her severed eye (clawed out by the Mexican maid/housecat of course)? People of earth - it's time to stop relying on two robots and a lonely janitor. Start screaming your own jibes at the television. On a more somber note, the actress who played the old woman was only 63 when this was filmed. If I look like that at 63, I'll be robbing graves, too.


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