Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor, Karl and his fiancée Anna, they kidnap the mentally sick Dr. Brandt, to perform the first brain transplantation ever.
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The characters of Insp. Frisch (Thorley Walters
) and the Police Doctor were added to the script at a late stage. See more
When Mrs. Brant and her friend see the picture of Frankenstein and Brant in the newspaper, you can tell it is a recent paper from 1969 when the movie was made, and not the 1800s time frame. Although the news articles are in German, you can easily see words like "American President Nixon." Looks like Hammer's props department superimposed the drawing of Frankenstein and Brant onto a real daily newspaper they bought that day. See more
I fancy that I am the spider and you are the fly, Frankenstein.
The U.S. release version contains a scene of Baron Frankenstein raping Anna. This scene was reportedly removed from the original British release. See more
Referenced in Birth of the Living Dead