Blackenstein

Overview

Brilliant surgeon Dr. Frank N. Stein (John Hart) employs a new experimental technique on horribly-wounded Vietnam veteran EddieTurner (Joe De Sue), combining restorative surgery to his limbs with injections of altered DNA. Problems arise when Stein's assistant becomes insanely jealous of Ed's girlfriend and switches the DNA injections, resulting in Eddie's transformation into a lumbering monster with a cylindrical Afro and a fondness for attacking scantily-clad women and popping off people's heads like champagne ...
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Overview

Brilliant surgeon Dr. Frank N. Stein (John Hart) employs a new experimental technique on horribly-wounded Vietnam veteran EddieTurner (Joe De Sue), combining restorative surgery to his limbs with injections of altered DNA. Problems arise when Stein's assistant becomes insanely jealous of Ed's girlfriend and switches the DNA injections, resulting in Eddie's transformation into a lumbering monster with a cylindrical Afro and a fondness for attacking scantily-clad women and popping off people's heads like champagne corks. A poorly-conceived attempt to put a "blaxploitation" spin on another classic horror pantheon (in the mode of the far-superior Blacula released the previous year), this film emphasizes crude exploitation at the expense of creativity, leaving only a gory, misogynist mess.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/21/2003
  • UPC: 000799109021
  • Original Release: 1973
  • Rating:

  • Source: Xenon
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 43,251

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Cougar
John Hart Dr. Frankenstein
Roosevelt Jackson
Andrea King
Liz Renay
Ivory Stone
Joe di Sue The Monster
Technical Credits
William A. Levey Director
Frank R. Saletri Producer, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening Titles [10:52]
2. What's Wrong With Eddie [15:21]
3. Night Terrors [10:23]
4. Eddie Walks [8:42]
5. Revenge and Murder [12:20]
6. "Cool It, Baby" [8:07]
7. Murder at the Parisian [8:17]
8. Retribution [6:02]
9. Send in the Dogs [5:01]
10. End Credits [1:19]
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