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Lady Frankenstein (1971)

La figlia di Frankenstein (original title)
R | | Horror | October 1973 (USA)
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When Dr. Frankenstein is killed by a monster he created, his daughter and his lab assistant Marshall continue his experiments. The two fall in love and attempt to transplant Marshall's ... See full summary »

Directors:

Mel Welles, Aureliano Luppi (co-director) (uncredited)

Writers:

Dick Randall (original story), Edward Di Lorenzo (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Joseph Cotten ... Baron Frankenstein
Rosalba Neri ... Tania Frankenstein (as Sara Bay)
Paul Muller ... Dr. Charles Marshall
Peter Whiteman Peter Whiteman ... The Creature
Herbert Fux ... Tom
Renate Kasché ... Julia Stack (as Renata Cash)
Lorenzo Terzon Lorenzo Terzon ... Harris' assistant (as Lawrence Tilden)
Ada Pometti Ada Pometti ... Farmer's wife (as Ada Pomeroy)
Andrea Aureli ... Jim Turner (as Andrew Ray)
Joshua Sinclair ... John (as Johnny Loffrey)
Richard Beardley Richard Beardley ... Simon Burke
Petar Martinovitch Petar Martinovitch ... Jack Morgan (as Peter Martinov)
Adam Welles Adam Welles ... Child
Mickey Hargitay ... Captain Harris
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Storyline

When Dr. Frankenstein is killed by a monster he created, his daughter and his lab assistant Marshall continue his experiments. The two fall in love and attempt to transplant Marshall's brain in to the muscular body of a retarded servant Stephen, in order to prolong the aging Marshall's life. Meanwhile, the first monster seeks revenge on the grave robbers who sold the body parts used in its creation to Dr. Frankenstein. Soon it comes after Marshall and the doctor's daughter. Written by Anonymous

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A Mad Surgeon's Mind in a Woman's Body See more »

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Horror

Certificate:

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Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

October 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lady Frankenstein See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(cut) | (original length) | (USA cut) | (US theatrical cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lady Frankenstein was distributed theatrically in Italy by Alexia on 22 October 1971. It grossed a total of 139,683,000 Italian lire domestically. It was released in the United States in March 1972 where it was distributed by New World Pictures. See more »

Goofs

The head of a crew member can be seen in the mirror behind Dr Frankenstein and colleague whilst they try to bring the monster to life. See more »

Quotes

Tania Frankenstein: [Having just hastily got married; to inquiring police detective] I've been up all night with my husband. He's resting now.
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Crazy Credits

The movie ends abruptly after the main character dies, without any credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The US release through New World was cut by 15 minutes. The complete film was available on a Swedish VHS (long OOP) and there is a forthcoming (2005) dvd release of the restored feature from a German company. See more »

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A Bit Better Than Bad
25 March 2002 | by justjim602See all my reviews

Not the worst of the Frankenstein films; in fact a rather novel departure from the usual. The only real flaw is the unfortunately poor-quality print used on the DVD. Both the trailer and opening credits are presented Letterbox but the film itself is fullscreen. The actual print of the film is dark, grainy and faded in spots; actually turning blue during one scene. The sound quality is dull listenable, but is frequently drowned out by the music and effects.

BE FOREWARNED: The DVD print ends abruptly (in mid-strangle, no less)!


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