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Bride of the Monster (1955)

Not Rated | | Horror , Sci-Fi | February 1956 (USA)
A mad doctor attempts to create atomic supermen.

Director:

Edward D. Wood Jr.

Writers:

Edward D. Wood Jr. (original story and screenplay), Alex Gordon (original story and screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bela Lugosi ... Dr. Eric Vornoff
Tor Johnson ... Lobo
Tony McCoy Tony McCoy ... Lt. Dick Craig
Loretta King Loretta King ... Janet Lawton
Harvey B. Dunn Harvey B. Dunn ... Capt. Robbins
George Becwar George Becwar ... Prof. Strowski
Paul Marco Paul Marco ... Kelton
Don Nagel Don Nagel ... Martin (as Don Nagle)
Bud Osborne ... Mac
John Warren John Warren ... Jake
Ann Wilner Ann Wilner ... Tillie
Dolores Fuller ... Margie
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Newsboy (as William Benedict)
Ben Frommer Ben Frommer ... Drunk
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Storyline

Rumours abound about what may go on at a creepy mansion just out of town. The house is owned by Dr. Eric Vornoff who is conducting experiments to turn people into super-beings through the use of atomic power. Reporter Janet Lawton decides to look into what is going there and its possible connection to men that have disappeared in the area. When Vornoff takes her prisoner, he has definite plans for her. Written by fcabanski

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The Screen's Master of the WEIRD in his NEWEST and MOST DARING SHOCKER! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bride of the Atom See more »

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Budget:

$70,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Rolling M. Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Producer Donald E. McCoy strongly disagreed with the use of nuclear warheads. He only agreed to finance the film if Edward D. Wood Jr. rewrote his original script, and made it end with a nuclear explosion as a warning against the use of nuclear weapons. See more »

Goofs

During the climax in the swamp, Craig holsters Martin's gun and then runs to Lawton, when he gets to her the holster is empty. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Captain Tom Robbins: He tampered in God's domain!
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Also available in a colorized version. See more »

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An Ed Wood Classic
19 June 2001 | by MNaturalSee all my reviews

If you do not know Ed Wood then this movie will have little meaning to you. So the first thing you have to do is learn about the life of Ed Wood. He is one of the worst directors of all time, but also one of the most colorful. Bride of the monster is a good example of his ability to make the most out of his scarce resources. You'll love it or you'll hate it. Have fun!


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