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House of Frankenstein

A 1944 Universal horror film that brings Frankenstein's Monster, Dracula, and the Wolfman all together.

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A Quick Tip by Butterfly1961

  • May 27, 2010
I love all of the old horror movies; no gore, just good 'ole scary stuff.
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Quick Tip by . January 10, 2010
Evil doctor and hunchback pose as carnival show flunkies as the perfect cover for the doctor's plans of vengeance with the help of monsters!
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House of Frankenstein
House of Frankenstein movie poster Directed by Erle C. Kenton Produced by Paul Malvern Written by Screenplay:
Edward T. Lowe Jr.
Curt Siodmak Starring Boris Karloff
J. Carrol Naish
Lon Chaney Jr.
John Carradine
Anne Gwynne Distributed by Universal Studios Release date(s) December 1, 1944 (U.S. release) Running time 71 min Language English Preceded by Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) Followed by House of Dracula (1945)

House of Frankenstein is an American monster horror film produced in 1944 by Universal Studios as a sequel to Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man the previous year. This monster rally approach would continue in the following film, House of Dracula, as well as the 1948 comedy Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.

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The film focuses on the exploits of the vengeful Dr. Gustav Niemann, who escapes prison. He is helped by the hunchback Daniel, for whom he promises to create a new, beautiful body. The two murder a traveling showman and take over his horror exhibit. To exact revenge on Hussmann, who had once caused his imprisonment, Niemann revives Count Dracula. Dracula seduces Hussmann's Granddaughter-in-law and kills Hussmann himself, but in a subsequent chase, Niemann disposes of Dracula's coffin, causing the vampire to perish in sunlight. Niemann and Daniel move on to the flooded ruins of Castle ...

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