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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell
     

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Director: Terence Fisher

Cast: Peter Cushing, Shane Briant, Madeline Smith

 

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The sixth entry in Hammer Films' Frankenstein series, this film finds Baron Frankenstein (Peter Cushing) in charge of a lunatic asylum. When young doctor Simon Helder (Shane Bryant) is institutionalized for attempting to create synthetic life, Frankenstein is delighted: now he'll have an assistant for his own diabolical experiments. This time out, the monster

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The sixth entry in Hammer Films' Frankenstein series, this film finds Baron Frankenstein (Peter Cushing) in charge of a lunatic asylum. When young doctor Simon Helder (Shane Bryant) is institutionalized for attempting to create synthetic life, Frankenstein is delighted: now he'll have an assistant for his own diabolical experiments. This time out, the monster is played by David Prowse, who later went on to international fame as Darth Vader in Star Wars (though of course Vader's voice was provided by James Earl Jones). A new wrinkle to the old story is the Monster's cannibalistic tendencies, allowing for a number of gruesome, gore-encrusted horror highlights.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/22/2013
UPC:
5021456196364
Original Release:
1974
Source:
Imports
Sales rank:
36,380

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Peter Cushing Baron Frankenstein
Shane Briant Simon Helder
Madeline Smith Sarah
David Prowse Monster
Bernard Lee Tarmut
Philip Voss Ernst
Clifford Mollison Judge
Patrick Troughton The Body Snatcher
Sydney Bromley Muller
Sheila D'Union Gerda
Janet Hargreaves Chatter
Charles Lloyd Pack Prof. Durendel
John Stratton Asylum Director

Technical Credits
Terence Fisher Director
Maurice Askew Sound/Sound Designer
James Bernard Score Composer
John Elder Screenwriter
Leslie Hammond Sound/Sound Designer
Anthony Hinds Screenwriter
Scott MacGregor Art Director
Christopher Neame Production Manager
James Needs Editor
Brian Probyn Cinematographer
Roy Skeggs Producer
Derek Whitehurst Asst. Director

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