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The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) was a Science Fiction - Horror Film directed by Terence Fisher and produced by Michael Carreras, Max Rosenberg, Anthony Nelson Keys and Anthony Hinds.

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THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN On Blu-ray From Warner Archive

By Dan Day, Jr. on Dec 21, 2020 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Despite all the horrid things that happened in 2020, fans of Hammer Films couldn't complain about the many home video releases of the famed company's product. Shout Factory continued its Hammer series, and Mill Creek released a 20 film Blu-ray set of Hammer movies made for Columbia Pictures. The War... Read full article


THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN At The University Of Notre Dame's Browning Cinema

By Dan Day Jr. on Sep 26, 2018 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

This fall the University of Notre Dame is hosting a series called "Operation Frankenstein", in which a number of events will be helda to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's famed novel. As part of the series, a number of Frankenstein films are being screened at the Browning Cinema, l... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1957)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 26, 2012 From Virtual Virago

Although Mary Shelley's novel has been filmed many times, every adaptation of Frankenstein is unique, a point that The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) helps to prove. Director Terence Fisher's version of the Frankenstein story offers a different take than the iconic 1931 picture from James Whale; it br... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1957)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 26, 2012 From Virtual Virago

Although Mary Shelley's novel has been filmed many times, every adaptation of Frankenstein is unique, a point that The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) helps to prove. Director Terence Fisher's version of the Frankenstein story offers a different take than the iconic 1931 picture from James Whale; it br... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1957)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 26, 2012 From Virtual Virago

Although Mary Shelley's novel has been filmed many times, every adaptation of Frankenstein is unique, a point that The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) helps to prove. Director Terence Fisher's version of the Frankenstein story offers a different take than the iconic 1931 picture from James Whale; it br... Read full article


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For many years this held the distinction of being the most profitable film to be produced in England by a British studio.
Christopher Lee's monster make-up was almost literally done at the "last minute". After previous attempts to design a monster make-up using a cast of Lee's head had failed, make-up artist Philip Leakey made the final design the day before shooting began, directly onto Lee's face, using primarily cotton and other household materials. Since he didn't use any latex or molds, the make-up had to be recreated from scratch every day.
The idea originated with Milton Subotsky, who went on to co-found Amicus Films, Hammer's main rival during the 1960s and early 1970s. The script was revised several times to avoid repeating any elements from the Universal Frankenstein series. As part of this effort, new monster make-up had to be devised especially for this film.
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