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Mad Monster Party? (1967)

Unrated | | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 8 March 1967 (USA)
When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster of monsters to a creepy convention to elect his successor. Everyone is there ... See full summary »

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Felix Flankin / Yetch / Dracula / Invisible Man / Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde / Chef Machiavelli / Captain / First Mate / Mr. Kronkite / Mail Man / The Monster (voice)
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Ethel Ennis ...
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When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster of monsters to a creepy convention to elect his successor. Everyone is there including Dracula, The Werewolf, The Creature, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde and many more. But Frankenstein's title is not all that is at stake. The famous doctor has also discovered the secret of total destruction that must not fall into the wrong hands! Written by Anonymous

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The dialog at the very end is a take-off on the final scene of Some Like It Hot (1959). See more »

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[first lines]
Baron von Frankenstein: Ah... a lifetime of experimentation capped in one small vial. Now to the final step: The infusion of energy.
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References The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) See more »

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Never Was A Love Like Ours
Music and Lyrics by Maury Laws and Jules Bass Performed by Francesca (Gale Garnett)
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Mad Monster Fun (at Halloween or anytime)!
24 September 1999 | by (Cherry Hill, New Jersey) – See all my reviews

What a shame that Rankin/Bass, the people who produced some of the most beloved Christmas specials ever ("Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," etc.) only did two theatrical films, this and "The Daydreamer" a year earlier. "Mad Monster Party" is, like those specials, fun for all ages. Boris Karloff brings his inimitable prescense to the voice of Baron Frankenstein. With this film and Bogdonovich's "Targets" the next year, this old master of the horror film couldn't have asked for a better send-off. And then there's Phyllis Diller, bringing her particular brand of wackiness (And a surprisingly good singing voice!) to the role of "The Monster's Mate." The clay animation throughout is up to Rankin/Bass's usual excellent standard and the result is enjoyable, campy fun, at Halloween or anytime.


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