Frankenstein's Daughter

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Frankenstein's Daughter
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Directed by Richard E. Cunha
Produced by Marc Frederic
Music by Nicholas Carras
Cinematography Meredith Nicholson
Edited by Everett Dodd
Distributed by Astor Pictures
Release date(s)
  • December 15, 1958 (1958-12-15)
Country United States
Language English

Frankenstein's Daughter (1958) was the third of four drive-in films crafted by producer Marc Frederic and director Richard E. Cunha in the late 1950s. In it, Victor Frankenstein's grandson repeats his grandfather's grisly experiments.[1]

Plot[edit]

The grandson of Victor Frankenstein, Oliver (Donald Murphy), is hiding away as a laboratory assistant for the gentle Prof. Morton (Felix Locher). While Dr. Morton pursues a pet project, Dr. Frankenstein secretly works his own experiments on his benefactor's niece, Trudy Morton (Sandra Knight). Although these experiments temporarily disfigure Trudy's face and cause her to wander aimlessly at night, they are only a build-up to Oliver's greater goal of recreating life. With the aid of one of his father's former assistants, Oliver constructs a female monster from the body parts of various murdered people and begins to deal a horrible fate upon any who dare stand in the way of his desires.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

Currently, the film has a 3.5/10 on the Internet Movie Database, with 380 ratings, 26 user reviews and 12 critic reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, there are no ratings from professional critics and only one review void of a rating; with 29% of the audience saying they like it with an average rating of 2.7/10; based on 292 user ratings.

DVD Release[edit]

Frankenstein's Daughter was released in Region 1, on August 1, 2000 by Layton Film Productions Inc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gertrude Frankenstein Makes Bow in Society Stinson, Charles. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 05 Mar 1960: B3.

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