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The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein (1972)
"La maldición de Frankenstein" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  31 May 1973 (France)
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Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Morpho are killed just as they bring their creation to life. The monster is taken by Cagliostro and he now controls the monster and plans to have it mate and create the perfect master race.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Alberto Dalbés ...
Doctor Seward (as Alberto Dalbes)
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Doctor Frankenstein (as Denis Price)
Howard Vernon ...
Beatriz Savón ...
Vera Frankenstein
Anne Libert ...
Melisa
Fernando Bilbao ...
Britt Nichols ...
Madame Orloff
Luis Barboo ...
Caronte
Daniel White ...
Tanner (as Daniel Gerome)
Doris Thomas ...
Abigail (as Doris Tom)
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Morpho (as J. Franco)
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Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Morpho are killed just as they bring their creation to life. The monster is taken by Cagliostro and he now controls the monster and plans to have it mate and create the perfect master race.

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ESP 7,067,929 (Spain)
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Melisa: Melisa speaks to you on behalf of her great master Cagliostro. Cagliostro created me and half of me is a bird. He meant for me to be his own daughter, but I am blind and therefore unworthy. Cagliostro now transmits the words he wishes you to hear through the fabulous creature that I am. Listen to the master speak these words to you: "I have accorded you the privilege of rising from your graves. But I cannot prevent your flesh from rotting. Originally, I started creating with nature's materials,...
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I can see Frankenstein's creature raping beautiful virgins...
21 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Doctor Frankenstein (Dennis Price) creates a man (Fernando Bilbao), but before he can fully enjoy his creation, Melisa (Anne Libert), a blind vampire with wolfman hands, steals him and takes him to her master Cagliostro (Howard Vernon) so he can use him to collect beautiful virgins. Not exactly the Frankenstein story we are familiar with, but one from the mind of Jesus Franco.

Vera Frankenstein (Beatriz Savón) is on the hunt to find her father's creature and continue his work. Unfortunately, she falls into the clutches of Caliostro and must help him in his quest to create the most beautiful woman in the world. I don't know why he wants to create a woman when Lina Romay is close at hand, and she would certainly qualify on her own.

The film was a great disappointment as it was basically a story of an evil genius, a strange vampire that served him and Frankenstein's creature. The creature didn't rape any beautiful virgins. In fact, there was nothing in the film that would get it more than a PG-13 rating - and that was all from the blood drawn by the vampire.


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