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The Curse of Frankenstein

(1957)

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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Horror, Thriller | 1h 22min |
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| Stars: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart | Director: Terence Fisher

In 19th-century Switzerland, Baron Victor Frankenstein awaits execution and tells the story of his life to a visiting priest. Remake of the 1931 version

All new and never dared before!

Cast

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Peter Cushing
Victor Frankenstein
Lovely Hazel Court, British actress, who starred starred recently as Joan Huggett in Holiday Camp (1947) and as Helena Forsythe in My Sister and I (1948).  Picture reads ’Good Luck, Hazel Court’.
Elizabeth
Robert Urquhart
Paul Krempe
Christopher Lee
The Creature
Melvyn Hayes
Young Victor
Valerie Gaunt
Justine
Paul Hardtmuth
Prof Bernstein
Noel Hood
Aunt
Fred Johnson
Grandpa
Claude Kingston
Little Boy
Alex Gallier
Priest
Michael Mulcaster
Warder
Andrew Leigh
Burgomaster
Anne Blake
Wife
Sally Walsh
Young Elizabeth
Middleton Woods
Lecturer
Raymond Ray
Uncle
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Reviews

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It set the trend in nasty horrors from which we have all suffered since, and launched Hammer Studios on a long and profitable career of charnelry. But it did have a gruesome sense of style. (Halliwell’s)

See also

Pictures

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Main title from The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) (5).  Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart (by permission of ABPC) and Christopher Lee as the Creature
Main title from The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) (4).  Starring Peter Cushing
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Main title from The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) (2).  More than a hundred years ago, in a mountain village in Switzerland, lived a man whose strange experiments with the dead have since become legend.  The legend is still told with horror the world over…  It is the legend of…
Main title from The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) (1).  Warner Brothers presentss.

Production

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Terence Fisher
Director
Anthony Hinds
Producer
Mary Shelley
Writer (based on the classic story by)
Jimmy Sangster
Writer (screenplay)

Companies

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Hammer Films
Production company
Warner Bros.
Production company
Regal Films International
Distribution company
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Warner Bros.
Distribution company