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House of Frankenstein (1944) was a Horror - Fantasy Film directed by Erle C. Kenton and produced by Paul Malvern.

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House of Frankenstein

By Barry P. on Oct 24, 2018 From Cinematic Catharsis

(1944) Directed by: Erle C. Kenton; Written by: Edward T. Lowe Jr.; Story by Curt Siodmak; Starring: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Anne Gwynne, Elena Verdugo, Glenn Strange and J. Carrol Naish; Available on Blu-ray and DVD. Rating: ***½ “Kill my trusted old... Read full article


House of Frankenstein (1944, Erle C. Kenton)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jun 14, 2016 From The Stop Button

Just over half of House of Frankenstein is glorious. Kenton’s direction is outstanding, the sets are imaginative, the actors are doing great. Beautiful photography from George Robinson. House is a scary movie, what with physically but downright evil Boris Karloff running the proceedings. What ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1944)

By Jennifer Garlen on Aug 26, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Plenty of the later Universal horror movies pack in the monsters, but House of Frankenstein (1944) really outdoes the rest by jamming a whole madhouse of familiar players into its many roles, not only as the headlining creatures but also as supporting characters. The story is so convoluted and episo... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1944)

By Jennifer Garlen on Aug 26, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Plenty of the later Universal horror movies pack in the monsters, but House of Frankenstein (1944) really outdoes the rest by jamming a whole madhouse of familiar players into its many roles, not only as the headlining creatures but also as supporting characters. The story is so convoluted and episo... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1944)

By Jennifer Garlen on Aug 26, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Plenty of the later Universal horror movies pack in the monsters, but House of Frankenstein (1944) really outdoes the rest by jamming a whole madhouse of familiar players into its many roles, not only as the headlining creatures but also as supporting characters. The story is so convoluted and episo... Read full article


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Dr. Gustav Niemann: Do you doubt me?
Professor Bruno Lampini: It's a doubting world, kind sir!


Ilonka: What's your name?
Lawrence Talbot: Lawrence.
Ilonka: Lawrence? Do they call you Larry?
Lawrence Talbot: They used to.


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Part of the SON OF SHOCK package of 21 titles released to television in 1958, which followed the original SHOCK THEATER release of 52 features one year earlier.
The title "House of..." could refer to the ruins/house owned by Ludwig Frankenstein, the second son of Henry Frankenstein (portrayed by Cedric Hardwicke) in The Ghost of Frankenstein. It's also the same "house" where Lawrence Talbot discovers the Monster in ice in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man; and, of course, where Neiman discovers the Wolfman and the Monster in this film. (The castle is entirely washed away in the flood at the climax of " - Meets the Wolf Man," but is inexplicably semi-intact here.
Originally Kharis the mummy, another Universal "classic monster", was to be in the movie but was removed because of budget restrictions.
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