Like the best of the Hammer films, it features Peter Cushing (aka Grand Moff Tarkin) and Christopher Lee (aka Saruman) presented in beautiful 1950's Technicolor. But the monster is not as obedient as expected… Damo, Sean, and Tom get scared watching The Curse of Frankenstein. Available on. 24 days ago. VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN HENRY CLERVAL ELIZABETH INSPECTOR KLAUS WEBBER JUSTINE MARTA MONTREAUX / BIG OTTO KURT FRAU FRANKENSTEIN ROLF WEBBER FATHER MONTREAUX LEONIE BRIGETTE MILO LITTLE WILLIAM Directed by Terence Fisher, the film stars Peter Cushing as Baron Frankenstein and Christopher Lee as The Creature. Colangelo, Dave Alexander, Classic-Horror.com's own … svg-skull. The Curse of Frankenstein Victor Frankenstein (Peter Cushing) is a brilliant scientist willing to stop at nothing in his quest to reanimate a deceased body.After alienating his longtime friend and partner, Paul Krempe (Robert Urquhart), with his extreme methods, Frankenstein assembles a hideous creature (Christopher Lee) out of dead body parts and succeeds in bringing it to life. The one that started it all, The Curse Of Frankenstein is a slow build but tense film with an excellent performance from Peter Cushing in one of his most famous roles as the insane Doctor Frankenstein, the first of 6 films that he would play the role and Christopher Lee before being later cast as Dracula makes for a sympathetic monster. With Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee. The Curse of Frankenstein was also the first horror film to feature Cushing and Christopher Lee together. Determined to realise his greatest dream, to create life, he assembles a creature from organs gathered from various unwilling donors. Curse of Frankenstein was the "breakthrough" picture for the fabled Hammer Studios. Please try again in a few minutes. Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life's secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face — and a tendency to kill. Horror legends Peter Cushing ("Star Wars") and Christopher Lee team up as the Baron and the Monster. Robert S. Mulligan. Let's let our friend here rest in peace... while he can. Overview System Requirements Related. Want to get in contact with us? Victor Frankenstein is a brilliant scientist who wishes to reanimate a deceased body. The Curse of Frankenstein is the first color film in the Hammer Horror production series, and arguably the one which launched its revival of Gothic horror into the spotlight. Learn More. Announced by the Warner Archive Collection this week, 1957’s The Curse of Frankenstein is being released in a 2-disc special edition next month, boasting a brand new restoration. Victor Frankenstein Peter Cushing. The Curse of Frankenstein Director: Terence Fisher Cast: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Paul Hardtmuth US Release Date: 1957-06-25 Cast & Crew. Victor Terence Fisher Director. Victor Frankenstein (Peter Cushing) is a brilliant scientist willing to stop at nothing in his quest to reanimate a deceased body. This successful partnership would be repeated in Fisher 's Dracula (1958), and soon became a regular feature of many British horror films. svg-skull. After alienating hi… Curse Of Frankenstein (1957) Curse Of Frankenstein is everything you've ever read about it - undeniably a classic, and possibly one of the best films made during the 50s.. Hazel Court Cast. Jimmy Sangster Screenplay. Frankenstein, 1992 Director: David Wickes Notable Cast: Randy Quaid. Okay, so not a great deal happens for much of the film (Christopher Lee's monster doesn't appear for what seems like hours), but as a platform for Peter Cushing's considerable talents it's superb. Peter Cushing Baron Victor Frankenstein. The Curse of Frankenstein. Baron Frankenstein []. The film that single-handedly launched the Hammer Horror brand, The Curse of Frankenstein was released in 1957. The Curse of Frankenstein. Besides being Hammer's first horror outing, it is also notable as the studio's first colour release. The first in Hammer Productions' sanguinary series of Frankenstein epics finds Baron Victor Frankenstein in jail, attempting to convince his jailers that a monster he created was responsible for the crimes for which he is accused. svg-skull. Dialogue [] Paul Krempe: Have you ever been in that laboratory of his?No. Our editor-in-chief Nate Yapp is proud to have contributed to the new book Hidden Horror: A Celebration of 101 Underrated and Overlooked Fright Flicks, edited by Aaron Christensen.Another contributors include Anthony Timpone, B.J. Join free to stream The Curse of Frankenstein. Cast: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart. Cast and crew. Peter Cushing Christopher Lee Hazel Court (1957) The condemned baron (Peter Cushing) recalls making a mute monster (Christopher Lee) in his own image. Watch Saturday Night Live highlight 'The Curse of Frankenstein' on NBC.com The Curse of Frankenstein Terence Fisher (1957) 79min. The Curse of Frankenstein is more a horror movie than it is an adaptation of Shelley’s novel. svg-pencil Log in to write a review. Mary Shelley Novel. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) Review: The Curse of Frankenstein is the Hammer Production’s first interpretation of the Frankenstein story (inspired by Mary Shelley’s novel of the same name) and, due to its enormous success, the … Baron Victor Frankenstein is the archetypal aristocrat: well-read, cultured and arrogant. Beyond the sophisticated veneer exists a cruel, utterly unscrupulous man, obsessed with ambition. Sort by: Terence Fisher Director. Member Reviews. Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life's secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face — and a tendency to kill. and thousands of hours of killer content. After alienating his partner Paul Krempe with his extreme methods, Frankenstein assembles a creature out of dead body parts and succeeds in bringing it to life. The Curse of Frankenstein was the first in the long line of Gothic horror films made by the Hammer House of Horror and considered one of its best. Beyond the sophisticated veneer exists a cruel, utterly unsc… Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life's secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face — and a tendency to kill. It was Hammer's first color horror film, and the first of their Frankenstein series. Cast Attributes. Hazel Court The Curse of Frankenstein is a 1957 British film by Hammer Film Productions, loosely based on the novel Frankenstein (1818) by Mary Shelley. Peter Cushing Cast. svg-skull. ... Stop Casting. Creature Christopher Lee. Rent $2.99. IrishPete. more. The one that started it all, The Curse Of Frankenstein is a slow build but tense film with an excellent performance from Peter Cushing in one of his most famous roles as the insane Doctor Frankenstein, the first of 6 films that he would play the role and Christopher Lee before being later cast as Dracula makes for a sympathetic monster. The Curse of Frankenstein. 'Frankenstein Reborn: The Making of a Hammer Classic' documentary (32:53) 'Life with Sir' featurette (12:04) 'Tales of Frankenstein' television dramatisation (27:26) 'The World of Hammer: The Curse of Frankenstein' documentary (24:54) Gallery (7:51) Bonus film: … Great. The Curse of Frankenstein. Directed by Terence Fisher. You cannot possibly conceive the dreadful thing he's proposing to do. Christopher Lee Cast. Frankenstein is a murderer, while the Monster is violent and dangerous from the moment of his creation. curse of frankenstein kevin sellers 2016-10-17 I disagree with the reviewers below who say this 1957 remake is as good or better than the 1930s originals from director James Whale. I've harmed nobody, just robbed a few graves! The first in Hammer Productions' sanguinary series of Frankenstein epics finds Baron Victor Frankenstein in jail, attempting to convince his jailers that a monster he created was responsible for the crimes for which he is accused. Horror legends Peter Cushing ("Star Wars") and Christopher Lee team up as the Baron and the Monster. Cast & Crew. svg-skull. 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