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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)

R | | Horror | 12 June 1974 (USA)
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Baron Frankenstein works with a mental patient to reanimate the dead.

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Simon
Madeline Smith ...
Sarah
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Monster
John Stratton ...
Asylum Director
Michael Ward ...
Transvest
Elsie Wagstaff ...
Wild One
Norman Mitchell ...
Police Sergeant
Clifford Mollison ...
Judge
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Bodysnatcher
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Ernst
Christopher Cunningham ...
Hans (as Chris Cunningham)
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
Professor Durendel (as Charles Lloyd-Pack)
Lucy Griffiths ...
Old Hag
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Tarmut
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Last of the Hammer Frankenstein films, this one deals with the Baron hiding out in an insane asylum, so that he may continue his experiments with reanimating the dead, along with inmate Dr. Helder, who has been institutionalized for conducting such experiments. Written by Humberto Amador

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Frankenstein E o Monstro do Inferno  »

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According to an interview with Shane Briant (Simon) on the 2014 Blu-Ray, real human blood was used in this film. Blood that could no longer be used for transfusions was sourced from the blood bank and used in the film, including in the notorious scene where Victor (Peter Cushing) uses his teeth to clamp the artery of the monster. See more »

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At c.17 minutes a modern 1970s high-pressure hose is used. See more »

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Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor: [after operating eyeballs onto the creature] Now, in approximately one hour, when the narcosis wears off... we shall see.
Simon Helder: [jokingly] Let's hope it's he who sees!
Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor: ..."he who sees"?
Simon Helder: Sorry...
Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor: [begins to laugh maniacally] "He who sees"! I like that!
Simon Helder: I didn't think it was that funny, I must say...
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The Last Frankenstein Movie by Hammer and Last Terence Fisher's Film
3 September 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

A body snatcher (Patrick Troughton) is caught by a police sergeant (Norman Mitchell) and he snitches the name and address of his client, Dr. Simon Helder (Shane Briant). The doctor is arrested and accused of sorcery, and sent to a psychiatric institution. There he meets Dr. Carl Victor, a.k.a. Baron Victor Frankenstein (Peter Cushing), who is presumed dead but actually he is alive and secretly continuing his experiments reanimating the dead. Dr. Helder worships Frankenstein and has studied his works and he becomes his assistant together with the dumb Sarah (Madeline Smith). One day, Dr. Helder discovers Dr. Frankenstein's secret laboratory and accidentally releases a Monster (David Prowse) in the institution, bringing panic to the inmates and staff.

"Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell" is the last Frankenstein movie by Hammer once again with Terence Fisher and Peter Cushing. This movie is also the last movie made by Terence Fisher and more graphic than the usual in a Hammer's film. The atmosphere is dark, with a nasty collection of eye balls and Peter Cushing is thinner and drearier. My vote is six.

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