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The Curse of Frankenstein

Horror movie by Terence Fisher from 1957.

The Curse of Frankenstein

Great Britain, 1957, 82min
Director: Terence Fisher

Peter Cushing - Baron Viktor Frankenstein, Hazel Court - Elizabeth, Robert Urquhart - Paul Krempe, Christopher

Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.

The Curse of Frankenstein is a 1957 British horror film by Hammer Film Productions, loosely based on the novel Frankenstein (1818) by Mary Shelley. It was Hammer's first colour horror film, and the first of their Frankenstein series. Its worldwide success led to several sequels, and the studio's new versions of Dracula (1958) and The Mummy (1959) and established "Hammer Horror" as a distinctive brand of Gothic cinema.

The Curse of Frankenstein was directed by Terence Fisher and stars Peter Cushing as Victor Frankenstein and Christopher Lee as the Creature, with Hazel Court and Robert Urquhart. Professor Patricia MacCormac called it the "first really gory horror film, showing blood and guts in colour."

Genre: Horror Sci-Fi

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Rating by horrory.cz: 74 %
Rating by imdb.com: 72 %

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