The monster becomes alive but he has mental capabilities much below par. Frankenstein 1970karloff frankenstein 1984 frankenstein 2004 dean koontz frankenstein 2004 frankenstein and the monster from hell. Koch on allmovie this is one of the more offbeat entries into the. However, i feel that this film is a failure on almost every level. The makers of frankenstein 1970 did put in some effort. Henry frankenstein colin clive and his hunchbacked assistant, fritz, who steal corpses from graves for henrys experiments on creating human life. There is a body of films that feature frankensteins monster, first created by mary shelley in her. Young victor frankenstein returns from medical school with a depraved taste for beautiful women and fiendish experiments. After the end of hammers own frankenstein series with the final entry frankenstein and the monster from hell,cinemas were flooded with mostly italian and spanish lowbudget productions that tried to exploit mary shelleys story and the popular frankenstein brand. Horror of frankenstein is a 1970 british horror film by hammer film productions that is both a semiparody and semiremake of the 1957 film the curse of frankenstein, of hammers frankenstein series. The story opens as a terrified young woman is running through the woods, the monster seen here with sharpened nails like claws giving chase, tracks her down, finally cornering her at a lake where she stands frozen with fear as the monster slowly lurches toward her, lurching into the water and grabbing her by the throat and finally strangles and drowns her holding her under the lakes murky water. The production was deliberately designed to deemphasize the horrific aspects of the story and focus on the storys mystical and psychological elements.
But when the doctor runs out of fresh body parts for his research, he turns to. I dont know much about film transfer, but i know what my eyes tell me. The monster haunts the scientist until frankensteins wedding night, when true. Il castello di dracula 1970 film completo ita by cinema zoo cinema zoo. When one of them is injured, frankenstein revives him as his newest cutnpaste creation, a giant fuzzy haired beast called goliath.
Leonard whiting and james mason as frankenstein and polidori. Victor frankenstein rejects the artificial man that he has created, the creature. But, the death knell for this type of film had been sounded a year earlier in 1957 when the curse of frankenstein was released. Despite pleas from his friends, families, and colleagues, henry persists and finally succeeds in bringing his creation to life. A decent opening and charlotte austins foxiness aside, frankenstein 1970 is possibly the dullest movie ive seen in my life. Dawley, working for the edison company, shot the film in three to four days at the edison studios in the bronx, new york city. Koch, written by richard landau and george worthing yates and produced by aubrey schenck. Frankenstein must be destroyed 1969 the horror of frankenstein 1970 frankenstein and the monster from hell 1974 other adaptations of the novel. Based mary shelleys novel and released in 1931, frankenstein follows the experimental exploits of dr. Frankenstein 1910onereel edison studios film, recently recovered. Directed by jack smight, written by christopher isherwood and don bachardy and starring james mason, john gielgud and jane seymour, this 3hour adaptation is truly above average. Frankenstein 1970 is a 1958 science fictionhorror film, shot in black and white cinemascope, starring boris karloff and featuring don red barry. The horror of frankenstein 1970 the horror of frankenstein 1970 the horror of frankenstein 1970 the image could not be loaded.
Frankenstein 1931universal film with boris karloff. For a horror film its a remarkably unhorrific effort from the studio, especially considering its heritage. Needing money, the last of the frankensteins leases his castle out to a film company as he tries to complete his ancestors gruesome experiments at creating life. The original elements for this movie must be in superb shape. Pr man mike tom duggin on the phone, starlet carolyn jana lund, servant shuter norbert schiller, his boss, the financially strapped baron victor frankenstein boris karloff whos rented out his castle for their tv show, charlotte austin as the script girl, in. The horror of frankenstein 1970 david prowse darth vader plays the monster in this hammer remake of the 1957 the curse of frankenstein. A 1958 independent horror film loosely based off the famous mary shelley novel. The horror of frankenstein 1970 british horror films. Frankenstein 1970 is a 1958 science fiction horror film, shot in black and white cinemascope, starring boris karloff and featuring don red barry. The original music score was composed by malcolm williamson. With ralph bates, kate omara, veronica carlson, dennis price. As a side effect, the unsuspected success of hammers first frankenstein movie triggered the return of the great boris karloff to the frankenstein franchise. Clint eastwoods daughter opened up about what the movie star was really like as a dad duration.
Koch con boris karloff, tom duggan, jana lund, don red barry. Renown film critic leonard maltin described it as the thinking mans horror movie as it concentrates more on the. The robert cobert score was not original to this film. Cobert used musical cues from dark shadows and dan curtis. The first film adaptation of the tale, frankenstein, was made by edison studios in 1910, written and directed by j. Koch starring boris karloff, tom duggan, jana lund. Our editorinchief nate yapp is proud to have contributed to the new book hidden horror. And i watched the third twilight movie the night before, id like to add. The brilliant but misunderstood scientist frankenstein builds a man. Scientist victor frankenstein builds a man from spare body parts. The horror of frankenstein 1970 and so we come to the nadir of the hammer horror cycle, the innapropriately named horror of frankenstein. The curse of frankenstein 1957 official trailer peter cushing, christopher lee horror movie hd duration. List of films featuring frankensteins monster wikipedia.
I didnt care for this film as a kid because it wasnt in the same league as the universal frankenstein films but as an adult, ive grown to love this. The brilliant but misunderstood scientist frankenstein builds a man made up of a collection of spare body parts. Victor frankenstein puzzlingly called count frankenstein here discovers neanderthals living in a cave near his castle. Frankenstein 80 was released in italy on 12 december 1972 where it was distributed by les films 2r roma. A budding alchemist, victor frankenstein leon vitali moves to ingolstadt, germany, for medical school and alights upon the idea of bringing a patchwork corpse to life. Based on a graphic novel by coscripter kevin grevioux, this deadserious, or at least deadpan, sequel places victor frankensteins creature.
Victor frankenstein boris karloff rents castle frankenstein to a film crew to. Another such minor frankenstein film is a 1984 british madefortelevision version, directed by james ormerod. Horror of frankenstein 1970 on dvd dvd synopsis and information. It was produced and directed by jimmy sangster, starring ralph bates, kate omara, veronica carlson and david prowse as the monster. Obviously filmed on an extremely low budget on videotape rather than film stock, the movies only strength is its first rate cast, including carrie fisher of star wars.
Frankenstein and the monster from hell 1974 the last of the hammer frankenstein movies. The tale revolves around a film company shooting in the house of a descendent of baron frankenstein, boris karloff. The monster is aggressive and wreaks havoc outside the laboratory. This film was released in 1970 and was intended to be a reboot of hammers frankenstein films. The 1960s and 1970s were not particularly successful decades for victor frankenstein and his monster. It was also the last film from director terence fisher, and the last time peter cushing played the mad baron. For a start, there is far too much comedy, so this feels more like a carry on film than a hammer horror.
There is a body of films that feature frankensteins monster, first created by mary shelley in her 1818 novel frankenstein. With boris karloff, tom duggan, jana lund, don red barry. The opening sequence, for example, is a doozyalmost worth the price of admission alone. Film historian roberto curti stated that the film passed almost unnoticed in italy at the time of its release 4 a photonovel version of the film was released in the italian issue of cinesex in may 1973. A celebration of 101 underrated and overlooked fright flicks, edited by aaron christensen. Searle dawley, with augustus phillips as frankenstein, mary fuerte as elizabeth, and charles ogle as the monster. The true story 1973 frankenstein unbound 1990 frankenstein 1992 film 1992 mary shelleys frankenstein film 1994 frankenstein us tv. Il castello di dracula 1970 film completo ita by cinema.
Needing money, the last of the frankensteins leases his castle out to a film company as he tries to complete his ancestors gruesome. Frankenstein 1970 1958 movie clip goblins all over. Following credits, opening in which blonde carolyn jana lund is being chased by a monster mike lane, except she isnt, donald barry as the director, charlotte austin assisting, norbert schiller as the monsters minder, in frankenstein 1970, 1958. Frankenstein is obsessed with what happened during the second world war, understandable when filmed years later, but hardly likely a quarter of a century later in the titular 1970. A terrified girl is stalked through a darkened wood by a clawed and snarling thing.953 47 565 1005 1300 925 244 37 429 344 1021 1084 1505 670 1244 581 1230 271 990 1509 786 260 295 1241 657 363 233 1381 1064 1047 1298 1388 480 114 558 630 499 457 1227 1039 313 1296 1486 1098