The Evil of Frankenstein

The Evil of Frankenstein

Peter Cushing
Director: Freddie Francis Cast: Peter Cushing
Peter Cushing
, Peter Woodthorpe
Peter Woodthorpe
, Duncan Lamont
Duncan Lamont
Freddie Francis

Blu-ray (Special Edition / Wide Screen)

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Hardly the best of Hammer Studios' Frankenstein epics, The Evil of Frankenstein is too much the mixture as before to be truly memorable. Back in business once more is Baron Frankenstein (Peter Cushing), who finds his fabled monster (Kiwi Kingston) frozen in a block of ice. Once the creature is thawed out, the Baron, worried that the big lug might develop a mind of his own, engages the services of a hypnotist (Peter Woodthorpe). Instead of keeping the monster docile, the hypnotist decides to use old "Frankie" for his own evil designs, and we're off and running again. At 84 minutes, Evil of Frankenstein was too short for a two-hour network TV slot, so Universal (the film's American distributor) tacked on 13 minutes of pointless additional footage, featuring timorous villagers Steven Geray, Maria Palmer and William Phipps. The film was followed by a vastly superior sequel, Frankenstein Created Woman.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/19/2020
UPC: 0826663208405
Original Release: 1964
Rating: NR
Source: Shout Factory
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:27:00
Sales rank: 13,160

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