Bride of the Monster (1955) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Edward D. Wood Jr. and produced by Tony McCoy, Edward D. Wood Jr. and Donald E. McCoy.
Bride of the MonsterBy Michael on Aug 1, 2011 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque
The following is my contribution to Forgotten Classics of Yesteryear's Monster Movie Mania Blogathon. Bride of the Monster (Edward D. Wood Jr., 1955) This Science-fiction meets horror meets Monster flick extravaganza by the infamously worst director of all time, Ed Wood, tells the story ... Read full article
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Dr. Eric Vornoff: One is always considered MAD, if one discovers something that others cannot grasp!
Prof. Strowski: Now I am here, sent to bring you home.
Dr. Eric Vornoff: Home? I have no home. Hunted, despised, Living like an animal! The jungle is my home. But I will show the world that I can be its master! I will perfect my own race of people. A race of atomic supermen which will conquer the world! Ha ha ha ha ha ha!
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Stuntman Eddie Parker's participation in this film is still debatable. The story that he doubled Bela Lugosi stems from amateur fanzines in the early 1960s, and the assumption that Parker doubled Lugosi in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man. He didn't. Parker doubled Lon Chaney Jr. as the Wolf Man; Australian actor/stuntman Gil Perkins doubled the Monster.
The prop octopus was stolen from Republic Studios and was constructed for the John Wayne film Wake of the Red Witch. The motor which controlled the octopus' tentacles was not stolen with it, as is obvious to the casual viewer. Additionally, one of the tentacles was torn off in the process of stealing it out of the property room.
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