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Monstrosity (1963)

Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | September 1963 (USA)
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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(as Joseph Mascelli), (uncredited)

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(original screenplay), (original screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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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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WANTED: Youth and Beauty. Will Pay Millions. Only Beautiful and Shapely Girls Need Apply. No References Required. Appointments After Dark Only. See more »

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September 1963 (USA)  »

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$40,000 (estimated)
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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: Mrs. March had not realized her future body had such a satisfactory shape. Perhaps not as spectacular as the English girl but in excellent taste. She couldn't help being amused. The stupid girl was not only modeling Mrs. March's future wardrobe but Mrs. March's future body: so firm, so nicely round in places men like.
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Edited into Muchachada nui: Episode #2.1 (2008) See more »

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31 March 2001 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

Really strange and very bad movie. The tip off is that any horror movie than needs a narrator throughout is always bad - no exception here. Another early tip off on this movie is when "Dr Frank" (can't they be more original?) is grave robbing, his assistant kills a watchman. Rather than using the fresh corpse, Dr Franks goes after the entombed body of the young woman. The only good performance was by the black cat. The only reason I gave this flick a 2 rating rather than a 1 is because of its surreal quality at times.


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