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Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter
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Director:
Writer:
Carl K. Hittleman (original story and screenplay)
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Release Date:
10 April 1966 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
SEE THE GREATEST NAMES IN TERROR HISTORY...IN ONE BIG SHOW! (original ad of Embassy's double-bill, with "Billy the Kid vs. Dracula") See more »
Plot:
Legendary outlaw of the Old West Jesse James, on the run from Marshal MacPhee, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein's granddaughter Maria... See more » | Add synopsis »
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(6 articles)
Is This the Worst Western Ever Made?
 (From Movies.com. 23 July 2012, 1:30 PM, PDT)

Cowboys & Aliens – review
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 20 August 2011, 4:15 PM, PDT)

Cowboys, aliens and the good, the bad and the ugly of the sci-fi western
 (From Den of Geek. 26 July 2011, 6:04 AM, PDT)

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Unintentionally hilarious See more (47 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
John Lupton ... Jesse James
Narda Onyx ... Dr. Maria Frankenstein
Cal Bolder ... Hank Tracy / Igor
Estelita Rodriguez ... Juanita Lopez (as Estelita)

Jim Davis ... Marshal MacPhee
Steven Geray ... Dr. Rudolph Frankenstein
Rayford Barnes ... Lonny Curry
William Fawcett ... Jensen the Pharmacist
Nestor Paiva ... Saloon Owner
Roger Creed ... Butch Curry
Rosa Turich ... Nina Lopez
Felipe Turich ... Manuel Lopez
Fred Stromsoe ... Stacy

Dan White ... Pete Ketchum
Page Slattery ... Deputy Andy
Mark Norton ... Francisco Lopez
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Duke Fishman ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Fight Spectator / Posse Member (uncredited)

Directed by
William Beaudine 
 
Writing credits
Carl K. Hittleman (original story and screenplay) (as Carl Hittleman)

Produced by
Carroll Case .... producer
 
Original Music by
Raoul Kraushaar 
 
Cinematography by
Lothrop B. Worth (director of photography) (as Lothrop Worth)
 
Art Direction by
Paul Sylos 
 
Set Decoration by
Harry Reif 
 
Makeup Department
Jeanne Bodel .... hairdresser (as Jeanné Bodel)
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Sam Manners .... executive in charge of production (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Max Stein .... assistant director
 
Art Department
J. Robert Benton .... property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
John D. Hall .... sound effects (as John Hall)
Harold Lewis .... sound engineer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lee Davis .... camera operator (uncredited)
James Wooter .... lighting engineer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charles Arrico .... costumer: men (uncredited)
Reneé Dietrich .... costumer: ladies (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
William Austin .... supervising film editor
 
Other crew
Dorothy Cumming .... script supervisor
Hawk Koch .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Ruth Burch .... talent coordinator (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
88 min | USA:83 min (DVD)
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Color:
Color (Pathécolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Australia:M | Australia:PG (DVD rating) | Finland:K-18 (2007) (self applied) | USA:Approved | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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Trivia:
Produced as part of a double feature with Billy the Kid Versus Dracula (1966) which was also directed by William Beaudine.See more »
Goofs:
Plot holes: Contrary to the film's title, it's actually Frankenstein's granddaughter that Jesse meets.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Rudolph Frankenstein:Maria, you've already caused the death of three children and violated the graves of others just to make the experiments.
Dr. Maria Frankenstein:My, you're a humanitarian! You should have stayed in Europe and given pink pills to sweet old ladies.
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16 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Unintentionally hilarious, 24 February 2004
Author: shakawtwf from United States

This is one of those movies that "Mystery Science Theatre" was made for (I don't know if MST3K ever did one on this). All of the fun is asking questions that nobody who made the movie ever did. Why is there only one bed in the Mexican household? Who gets to sleep in it? Do they take turns? Why is Lady Frankenstein's brother so much older than she is? Juanita leaves her parents in the wilderness and doesn't she ever worry about them? When Jesse goes to the pharmacist to get some medicine, the pharmacist goes in the back room and exits out a back door to get the sheriff. When he gets back, he starts preparing the medicine. What was his justification for going into the back room?

(Perhaps I overthink things. . .)

This is a movie to goof on and in that respect it triumphs tremendously.

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Billy the Kid VS Dracula was enjoyably bad. This one was just plain bad. Forgotten_Hero
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Igor..... onn1320
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