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Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks (1974)

Terror! Il castello delle donne maledette (original title)
PG | | Horror | January 1975 (USA)
Brazzi plays mad Dr. Frankenstein, Dunn is an evil dwarf and Lugosi (no relation to Bela) is a Neanderthal man. Add a monster named Hulk, and some nude women for sexploitation value.

Directors:

Robert H. Oliver, Dick Randall (as Robert H. Oliver)

Writers:

Mark Smith (screenplay), William Rose (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rossano Brazzi ... Count Frankenstein
Michael Dunn ... Genz
Edmund Purdom ... Prefect
Gordon Mitchell ... Igor
Loren Ewing ... Goliath
Luciano Pigozzi ... Hans (as Alan Collins)
Xiro Papas Xiro Papas ... Kreegin
Salvatore Baccaro ... Ook (as Boris Lugosi)
Simonetta Vitelli ... Maria (as Simone Blondell)
Eric Mann Eric Mann ... Eric
Laura De Benedittis Laura De Benedittis ... Valda
Robert Marx Robert Marx ... Koerner
Christiane Rücker ... Krista (as Christiane Royce)
Margaret Oliver Margaret Oliver ... Paisan Woman
Alessandro Perrella Alessandro Perrella ... Doctor (as Perrella Alessandro)
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Brazzi plays mad Dr. Frankenstein, Dunn is an evil dwarf and Lugosi (no relation to Bela) is a Neanderthal man. Add a monster named Hulk, and some nude women for sexploitation value. Written by Arthur Workman <arthur49@user1.channel1.com>

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Weird creatures return to life in... See more »

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Horror

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

January 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Dunn and Donald Pleasence also appeared together the same year in Freddie Francis 's " Mutations '. See more »

Goofs

The laboratory has a tiny chair for Henz the dwarf even though he isn't allowed in there. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Prefect: There's a bit of a monster in all of us... especially where there's fear.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits cast list, Mike Monty is credited twice for playing the same role, listed in 20th and 24th place. See more »

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Referenced in The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) See more »

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Campy horror-sex mish-mash
12 January 2003 | by RrrobertSee all my reviews

Two vaguely related storylines provide a flimsy excuse to link a series of exploitation scenes involving violent murder, kinky sex, and sexual violence.

The flimsy plot threads involve a standard mad-scientist type, here cunningly named Count Frankenstein, performing experiments on a bizarre "missing link" he has captured in the local countryside. Meanwhile his former henchman, a misbehaving dwarf, befriends yet another hulking missing link creature and, partly to bring suspicion upon his hated former employer as well as to appease his own lust, commits rape and murder with assistance from his new friend.

Apart from the ugly cook who enjoys rough sex with one of her freakish co-workers, Count Frankenstein's visiting daughter, her fiance and a university friend are on-hand to provide the bulk of the nude glimpses and sex scenes. At one point the daughter and the female friend share a mineral mud-bath in a cave. Since this scene fails to move the plot along, has no affect on the on-going story, and does not even lead to sex (despite some initial hints that suggest it might be proceeding down that path) we must assume it was included solely so it could be shown out-of-context in the trailer to suggest that more could be seen in the actual film.

Mildly amusing and somewhat intriguing, but by no means any good.


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