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La maldición de Frankenstein (1973)

Not Rated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 31 May 1973 (France)
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:
... Doctor Seward (as Alberto Dalbes)
... Doctor Frankenstein (as Denis Price)
... Cagliostro
Beatriz Savón ... Vera Frankenstein
Anne Libert ... Melisa
Fernando Bilbao ... Monstruo
... Madame Orloff (as Britt Nichols)
... Caronte
Daniel White ... Tanner (as Daniel Gerome)
Doris Thomas ... Abigail (as Doris Tom)
... Esmeralda (in version "La maldición de Frankenstein")
... 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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Horror | Sci-Fi

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31 May 1973 (France)  »

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| (as "The Curse of Frankenstein") | (DVD)

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2.35 : 1
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Film debut of Lina Romay. See more »

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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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Truly awful waste of time
2 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

MORD 39 RATING: 0 (of ****)

I have no objections to low-budgeted horror films of the foreign nature...but when they're boring beyond endurance, it's mind-numbing.

Jess Franco is one of the worst directors in the horror genre (I'll give him respect by not saying "of all time"), but this piece of garbage makes his COUNT DRACULA (1970) look like a masterpiece. I can't critique this film very well, as I literally had no idea what I was looking at. The monster is painted silver, someone gets whipped, and that's all I am sure of. Dull, dull, dull.

A sort of companion piece to this dreck was DRACULA, PRISONER OF FRANKENSTEIN. While it too was poor, it was far less plodding than this one. As of this writing, EROTIC RITES OF FRANKENSTEIN is not easy to find...and that's the best thing to be said about it.


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