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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

  • Film

Time Out says

Fisher's last film is a disappointment. Using the already well-proven formula, it offers the Baron this time as a doctor in a criminal asylum for the insane, secretly working with his assistant towards creating yet another life. Things begin well, with Fisher adding some atmospheric touches and Cushing suggesting a man undermined by his excessive rationality. Unfortunately the script, which treads a wavering line between jerky comedy and seriousness, soon dissipates anyone else's better intentions. Things are further weakened by a listless assistant, a monster that looks as if it has strayed from some never-realised 'Apes' project, and a gratuitously unpleasant brain transplant.
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Release Details

  • Duration:99 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Terence Fisher
  • Screenwriter:John Elder Anthony Hinds
  • Cast:
    • Peter Cushing
    • Shane Briant
    • Madeline Smith
    • John Stratton
    • Bernard Lee
    • Dave Prowse
    • Patrick Troughton
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