The Evil of Frankenstein Cast, Box Office Collection, Budget, Storyline

The Evil of Frankenstein

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.

Release date: May 8, 1964
Production Company: MCA Universal Home Video
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Genre: Classics,Horror,Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Evil of Frankenstein Caste and Crew
Director: Freddie Francis
writer: Anthony Hinds,John Elder
Peter Cushing,Kiwi Kingston,Peter Woodthorpe,Sandor Elès,Katy Wild,David Hutcheson,Duncan Lamont,James Maxwell,Caron Gardner,Howard Goorney,Timothy Bateson,Alister Williamson,Tony Arpino,Frank Forsyth,Kenneth Cove,Michelle Scott,Anthony Blackshaw,David Conville,Steven Geray,William Phipps,Maria Palmer,Tracy Stratford,Patrick Horgan,Derek Martin,Robert Flynn,Anthony Poole,James Garfield