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. The Curse of Frankenstein This was not an insupportable evil to the working bees, so long as the class of drones remained very small. Written by Jimmy Sangster from the novel by Mary Shelley Constantine Nasr also produced the four 20-minute featurettes presented on the second disc. All created interesting, memorable characters, and none were simply present to exploit the ability to show more cleavage in costume dramas. 2 Favorites . YES; Subtitles: English (feature only) Did Sangster and Fisher intend for Elizabeth never to actually see the Creature? The Creature’s first act is to attempt to kill Victor — is that the old professor taking revenge, or is Sangster telling us that brain-damaged people are homicidal, by axiom? Victor’s multiple felonies and refusal to accept responsibility doesn’t jibe with Paul’s occasional endorsement. Directed by Terence Fisher. I believe that one reason we kids were so impressed by the early Hammer films is that they were so serious. Not that we complained. One or two of Court’s costumes appear to have been altered (or simply had a flower added) to tone things down a bit. Glenn Erickson left a small town for UCLA film school, where his spooky student movie about a haunted window landed him a job on the CLOSE ENCOUNTERS effects crew. 1957 / Color / 1:66 widescreen, 1:85 widescreen, and 1:37 Academy / Two-Disc Special Edition / 82 min. For the last two featurettes a pair of working professionals offer testimonials to cameraman Jack Asher and composer James Bernard. I was lucky enough to find several out in the wild while hunting for movies. Every… Fisher, Cushing and Lee were largely responsible for making Hammer’s thrillers a significant export product for the English film industry. Hammer (or just Jimmy Sangster) developed some screwy notions about the relationship of physical deformity to murderous malice. Visit CineSavant’s Main Column Page They managed to eat their bread, leaving the toil of producing it to the uneducated. Video: Excellent -minus but enthusiastic Approval Peter Cushing grabs us with his portrayal of the desperate Baron at the end of his rope … or blade. But Fisher’s core material is extremely well done — we are taken in by Paul and Victor’s enthusiasm, and mesmerized whenever the Creature is on screen. Original Music: James Bernard The Curse of Frankenstein is a 1957 British horror film by Hammer Film Productions, loosely based on the 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley. Thanks to an accident with a murdered professor’s brain, the Creature (Christopher Lee) is not only ugly, but mentally crippled as well; it escapes and commits more killings before Paul slays it. Cinematography: Jack Asher Terence Fisher’s then-gorily shocking re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s novel jump-started Hammer Films into becoming the major supplier of genre fare for the next decade–and introduced Peter Cushing as the definitive Dr. Frankenstein as well as Christopher Lee in his first monster role. The screenplay by Jimmy Sangster moves along rather well, and is soon confronting us with the surgical nightmares conjured up by the amoral, egotistical Baron Doctor Frankenstein. Everybody enjoyed Hammer’s Gothic thrills. The curse of frankenstein 1957 trailer April 18, 1864 Address at Baltimore We have, as all will agree, a free Government, where every man has a right to be equal with every other man. The Curse of Frankenstein was de eerste horrorfilm in kleur van Hammer Film Productions.In de Verenigde Staten was de film de op vier na meest succesrijke film aan de kassa. I saw the copy of COF that was shown on TCM before Halloween … the Blu-ray looks much better than what my cable company (Spectrum) delivered. Victor has been performing more brain surgery on it, and he intends to continue his vile experiments. Chris Lee’s Creature looks like he was fed into a wood chipper, but his brain is supposed to be that of a kindly professor, albeit sliced up by broken glass. When the box office receipts came in, a worldwide renaissance of screen horror was begun. Someone tell the critics that the movie does show some proper restraint — we see two male victims immersed in Victor’s acid bath, but Hammer drew the line at showing victor disposing of a woman’s body that way. Getting rid of Victor is the only way that Paul can sweep his own guilt under the rug. Directed by Terence Fisher. He keeps asking Elizabeth to run away with him, but he’s too gentlemanly (?) Sangster’s work makes Victor Frankenstein an amoral, cruel villain from the get-go. Letting more of his personality come through, the publisher of Little Shoppe of Horrors focuses on the impact and relevance of COF with an infectious enthusiasm. All the set piece scenes work 100% — the big reveal of Chris Lee’s scarred face, the action on the roof. Warners got around the problem of having no decent printing elements by using the B&W safety color separations. But he is drawn into the plot when Frankenstein's creature kills a member of the house staff. ... Trailers and Videos. We watch Cushing labor, his hands off-screen, miming movements with a scalpel. TweetEmail TweetEmailPeter Cushing and Christopher Lee in THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN will be available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive December 1st. I haven’t seen this show look presentable since the 1970s, and even then I remember Hammer triple bills in which the Eastmancolor prints of Curse had gone full magenta. But the public worldwide loved the new combination of bright Eastmancolor and crimson gore. The first on-screen slaying is a shotgun blast to the face that is still shocking 63 years later — gun and victim are in the same frame. Terence Fisher disguises his lean budget by setting up several well-blocked one-setup scenes. Ah, what was old is new again — with a generous application of digital rejuvenation. The Curse of Frankenstein remains a staple horror film and wonderful compliment to Universal’s film from the 1930s. Orphaned at 15 years of age the wealthy Baron Victor Frankenstein (Melvyn Hayes) hires a tutor, Paul Krempe (Robert Urquhart) and with him spends a decade exploring science, medicine, and the forbidden secrets of life. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Plot Summary. In this re-telling of the classic horror tale, Baron Victor Frankenstein becomes friends with one of his teachers, Paul Krempe. DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file . Severed heads, hands, eyes, and brains dripped and oozed on cue. 1,428 Views . In one take, Cushing’s Baron tells us that he’s going to get rid of the head of a corpse he’s stolen from a gallows. But the overall impression is VERY positive — instead of wondering what the film ought to look like, we can once again appreciate Jack Asher’s highly creative color cinematography. 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. ... What to Watch Latest Trailers IMDb TV IMDb Originals IMDb Picks IMDb Podcasts. The curse of frankenstein trailer The old general rule was that educated people did not perform manual labor. Together, they manage to bring a dog back to life. All trailers appearing on TrailersFromHell.com are the property of their respective owners. Plus a theatrical trailer. / Street Date December 15 (or maybe 1? Makeup: Phillip Leakey comment. The audio commentary by Nasr and Steve Haberman goes beyond the 1,001 facts we Hammer fans already know about COF — mis-filed under Frankenstein 1970, they found two preproduction screenplays for the film, one of them by Milton Subotsky. Phil Leakey’s pasty-white makeup indeed looks like a nightmare, covering Chris Lee’s head with nasty scars from the gibbet crows. The Warner Archive Collection Blu-ray of The Curse of Frankenstein is an unexpected holiday treat. He’s killed twice. Fine acting from Peter Cushing (and a few choice sound effects) give the impression that bodies and viscera were are cut and spliced into a hideous new monster. Fisher had become a competent maker of similar melodramas (So Long at the Fair) before the smash hit of The Curse of Frankenstein made him the world’s top director of horror. Jimmy Sangster’s script suffices even if Paul Krempe and Elizabeth’s characters remain stuck in holding patterns for most of the picture. The Curse of Frankenstein Trailer (1957) - video Dailymotion Yes, I thought, I guess when they make movies, even the monster actors have to eat. The other I-can’t-believe-I-just-saw-that scene is a fatal fall taken by a stuntman onto his head. Supplements: One of those was the 1957 Curse of Frankenstein starring horror icons Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. Sangster and Fisher’s unmasking scene is a classic, a stunner that never fails to surprise. I remember that Forry printed a photo of Lee in his full makeup, eating his lunch at the Bray commissary. Eventually Krempe refuses to help with Frankenstien's human experiments. What an afternoon — one of my top ten lifetime movie experiences, breathless one minute and cheering the next. To say that we weren’t accustomed to morally ambivalent characters is an understatment. Peter Cushing’s voice is as clear as a bell, and James Bernard’s music cues enter and exit with great skill and finesse. Some of the ideas heard here are also in Frayling’s good movie book about Mad Doctors. And, although I try not to tub-thump for good disc $$ deals, I’m impressed by the Archive Collection’s price break on this double Blu-ray release. Klemensen and others remark that Hammer’s first seven or eight color Gothics are special due to a magic confluence of talent. Movies. While awaiting execution for murder, Baron Victor Frankenstein tells the story of a creature he built and brought to life - only for it to behave not as he intended. Menu. He wipes his bloody fingers on his coat, and then wraps you-know-what in a burlap sack. At first, both men are fascinated by the potential of their experiments. My pals were too young to catch 1957 films when new but The Curse of Frankenstein took our heads off in 1964 when it was lucratively double billed with its follow-up Horror of Dracula. I had seen Hammer’s The Mummy around 1960 and was a new reader of the schoolyard Bible Famous Monsters of Filmland so I was just beginning to appreciate Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. 1957’s classic ‘The Curse of Frankenstein’ is set to be released in a special edition 2-disc set next month and it has been fully, and newly, restored by Warner Archive Collection, according to an official announcement. Court suggested to the producers that her daughter, Sally Walsh, who looked very much like her mother, play the part.As Court said in an interview, "She hated it - HATED being in it! But when Victor’s fianceé Elizabeth (Hazel Court) comes to live in the house, Paul stays to protect her. Bekijk de trailer, lees reviews en meer over The Curse Of Frankenstein. He’s fully complicit with Victor for the heretical creation of the Creature and becomes an accessory after the fact when he does not come forward to report additional crimes. It gets a big audience reaction whenever it’s shown — how the stuntman didn’t break his neck is a mystery. Swayed by Victor’s brilliance, Paul continues to believe that he’s basically sane and fundamentally good. Hammer’s first color Gothic horror show recovers its charnel house luster in the WAC’s ambitious ‘surprise’ restoration. Lee wasn’t crazy for the role — no dialogue, no gallantry, no singing — but his mime is terrific, adding a pathos that the script does not provide. The Curse of Frankenstein. Topics Horror, Science Fiction. ), 2020 / available through the WBshop / 21.99 Sound: Excellent 83. With that knowledge, I wish Urquhart had returned in one of the sequels, so that the revived Dr. Frank could take his justified revenge on the perjurer. Final product for this review was provided free by The Warner Archive Collection. Paul never acts on his knowledge of Victor’s crimes. Returning three months later to celebrate Victor’s wedding, Paul finds that the Creature has been returned to life yet again. One reason that Terence Fisher could hold so many wide shots is that the ornate sets and lighting were a pleasure to look at. The disc commentators are right, COF creates tension by never fully condemning The Baron. Movies. With the visual component restored to perhaps 95% of its potential, the curse is finally off The Curse. The Warner Archive Collection really delivers for collectors — the extras here are as thorough as those offered by the ‘usual suspect’ boutique outfits that fixate on classic horror. Watch The Curse Of Frankenstein movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on TVGuide.com. Type. Awards & Events. I think that accounts for the odd bit of staging on the roof, where Victor accidentally shoots her in the shoulder. Editor-turned director Terence Fisher had served his apprenticeship at Gainsborough, a studio known for its sensational stories and cleverly paced thrills. Just a hint of the abominations going on in the upstairs lab would have Liz packing her bags in a big hurry. She idles (for months?) Database of movie trailers, clips and other videos for The Curse of Frankenstein (1957). Be the first one to write a review. Followed by six sequels. The cool Hammer Guignol continues as Frankenstein carries the head to his conveniently located ACID BATH, the ideal lab feature for tidying up unwanted viscera and removing potential murder evidence. At first, both men are fascinated by the potential of their experiments. They became an unbeatable acting duo as powerful as Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. Featurette #2 is with Christopher Frayling, the knighted educator whose books elevated Italian Westerns to academic respectability. 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. The Curse of Frankenstein This was not an insupportable evil to the working bees, so long as the class of drones remained very small. Written by Jimmy Sangster from the novel by Mary Shelley Constantine Nasr also produced the four 20-minute featurettes presented on the second disc. All created interesting, memorable characters, and none were simply present to exploit the ability to show more cleavage in costume dramas. 2 Favorites . YES; Subtitles: English (feature only) Did Sangster and Fisher intend for Elizabeth never to actually see the Creature? The Creature’s first act is to attempt to kill Victor — is that the old professor taking revenge, or is Sangster telling us that brain-damaged people are homicidal, by axiom? Victor’s multiple felonies and refusal to accept responsibility doesn’t jibe with Paul’s occasional endorsement. Directed by Terence Fisher. I believe that one reason we kids were so impressed by the early Hammer films is that they were so serious. Not that we complained. One or two of Court’s costumes appear to have been altered (or simply had a flower added) to tone things down a bit. Glenn Erickson left a small town for UCLA film school, where his spooky student movie about a haunted window landed him a job on the CLOSE ENCOUNTERS effects crew. 1957 / Color / 1:66 widescreen, 1:85 widescreen, and 1:37 Academy / Two-Disc Special Edition / 82 min. For the last two featurettes a pair of working professionals offer testimonials to cameraman Jack Asher and composer James Bernard. I was lucky enough to find several out in the wild while hunting for movies. Every… Fisher, Cushing and Lee were largely responsible for making Hammer’s thrillers a significant export product for the English film industry. Hammer (or just Jimmy Sangster) developed some screwy notions about the relationship of physical deformity to murderous malice. Visit CineSavant’s Main Column Page They managed to eat their bread, leaving the toil of producing it to the uneducated. Video: Excellent -minus but enthusiastic Approval Peter Cushing grabs us with his portrayal of the desperate Baron at the end of his rope … or blade. But Fisher’s core material is extremely well done — we are taken in by Paul and Victor’s enthusiasm, and mesmerized whenever the Creature is on screen. Original Music: James Bernard The Curse of Frankenstein is a 1957 British horror film by Hammer Film Productions, loosely based on the 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley. Thanks to an accident with a murdered professor’s brain, the Creature (Christopher Lee) is not only ugly, but mentally crippled as well; it escapes and commits more killings before Paul slays it. Cinematography: Jack Asher Terence Fisher’s then-gorily shocking re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s novel jump-started Hammer Films into becoming the major supplier of genre fare for the next decade–and introduced Peter Cushing as the definitive Dr. Frankenstein as well as Christopher Lee in his first monster role. The screenplay by Jimmy Sangster moves along rather well, and is soon confronting us with the surgical nightmares conjured up by the amoral, egotistical Baron Doctor Frankenstein. Everybody enjoyed Hammer’s Gothic thrills. The curse of frankenstein 1957 trailer April 18, 1864 Address at Baltimore We have, as all will agree, a free Government, where every man has a right to be equal with every other man. The Curse of Frankenstein was de eerste horrorfilm in kleur van Hammer Film Productions.In de Verenigde Staten was de film de op vier na meest succesrijke film aan de kassa. I saw the copy of COF that was shown on TCM before Halloween … the Blu-ray looks much better than what my cable company (Spectrum) delivered. Victor has been performing more brain surgery on it, and he intends to continue his vile experiments. Chris Lee’s Creature looks like he was fed into a wood chipper, but his brain is supposed to be that of a kindly professor, albeit sliced up by broken glass. When the box office receipts came in, a worldwide renaissance of screen horror was begun. Someone tell the critics that the movie does show some proper restraint — we see two male victims immersed in Victor’s acid bath, but Hammer drew the line at showing victor disposing of a woman’s body that way. Getting rid of Victor is the only way that Paul can sweep his own guilt under the rug. Directed by Terence Fisher. He keeps asking Elizabeth to run away with him, but he’s too gentlemanly (?) Sangster’s work makes Victor Frankenstein an amoral, cruel villain from the get-go. Letting more of his personality come through, the publisher of Little Shoppe of Horrors focuses on the impact and relevance of COF with an infectious enthusiasm. All the set piece scenes work 100% — the big reveal of Chris Lee’s scarred face, the action on the roof. Warners got around the problem of having no decent printing elements by using the B&W safety color separations. But he is drawn into the plot when Frankenstein's creature kills a member of the house staff. ... Trailers and Videos. We watch Cushing labor, his hands off-screen, miming movements with a scalpel. TweetEmail TweetEmailPeter Cushing and Christopher Lee in THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN will be available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive December 1st. I haven’t seen this show look presentable since the 1970s, and even then I remember Hammer triple bills in which the Eastmancolor prints of Curse had gone full magenta. But the public worldwide loved the new combination of bright Eastmancolor and crimson gore. The first on-screen slaying is a shotgun blast to the face that is still shocking 63 years later — gun and victim are in the same frame. Terence Fisher disguises his lean budget by setting up several well-blocked one-setup scenes. Ah, what was old is new again — with a generous application of digital rejuvenation. The Curse of Frankenstein remains a staple horror film and wonderful compliment to Universal’s film from the 1930s. Orphaned at 15 years of age the wealthy Baron Victor Frankenstein (Melvyn Hayes) hires a tutor, Paul Krempe (Robert Urquhart) and with him spends a decade exploring science, medicine, and the forbidden secrets of life. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Plot Summary. In this re-telling of the classic horror tale, Baron Victor Frankenstein becomes friends with one of his teachers, Paul Krempe. DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file . Severed heads, hands, eyes, and brains dripped and oozed on cue. 1,428 Views . In one take, Cushing’s Baron tells us that he’s going to get rid of the head of a corpse he’s stolen from a gallows. But the overall impression is VERY positive — instead of wondering what the film ought to look like, we can once again appreciate Jack Asher’s highly creative color cinematography. 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. ... What to Watch Latest Trailers IMDb TV IMDb Originals IMDb Picks IMDb Podcasts. The curse of frankenstein trailer The old general rule was that educated people did not perform manual labor. Together, they manage to bring a dog back to life. All trailers appearing on TrailersFromHell.com are the property of their respective owners. Plus a theatrical trailer. / Street Date December 15 (or maybe 1? Makeup: Phillip Leakey comment. The audio commentary by Nasr and Steve Haberman goes beyond the 1,001 facts we Hammer fans already know about COF — mis-filed under Frankenstein 1970, they found two preproduction screenplays for the film, one of them by Milton Subotsky. Phil Leakey’s pasty-white makeup indeed looks like a nightmare, covering Chris Lee’s head with nasty scars from the gibbet crows. The Warner Archive Collection Blu-ray of The Curse of Frankenstein is an unexpected holiday treat. He’s killed twice. Fine acting from Peter Cushing (and a few choice sound effects) give the impression that bodies and viscera were are cut and spliced into a hideous new monster. Fisher had become a competent maker of similar melodramas (So Long at the Fair) before the smash hit of The Curse of Frankenstein made him the world’s top director of horror. Jimmy Sangster’s script suffices even if Paul Krempe and Elizabeth’s characters remain stuck in holding patterns for most of the picture. The Curse of Frankenstein Trailer (1957) - video Dailymotion Yes, I thought, I guess when they make movies, even the monster actors have to eat. The other I-can’t-believe-I-just-saw-that scene is a fatal fall taken by a stuntman onto his head. Supplements: One of those was the 1957 Curse of Frankenstein starring horror icons Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. Sangster and Fisher’s unmasking scene is a classic, a stunner that never fails to surprise. I remember that Forry printed a photo of Lee in his full makeup, eating his lunch at the Bray commissary. Eventually Krempe refuses to help with Frankenstien's human experiments. What an afternoon — one of my top ten lifetime movie experiences, breathless one minute and cheering the next. To say that we weren’t accustomed to morally ambivalent characters is an understatment. Peter Cushing’s voice is as clear as a bell, and James Bernard’s music cues enter and exit with great skill and finesse. Some of the ideas heard here are also in Frayling’s good movie book about Mad Doctors. And, although I try not to tub-thump for good disc $$ deals, I’m impressed by the Archive Collection’s price break on this double Blu-ray release. Klemensen and others remark that Hammer’s first seven or eight color Gothics are special due to a magic confluence of talent. Movies. While awaiting execution for murder, Baron Victor Frankenstein tells the story of a creature he built and brought to life - only for it to behave not as he intended. Menu. He wipes his bloody fingers on his coat, and then wraps you-know-what in a burlap sack. At first, both men are fascinated by the potential of their experiments. My pals were too young to catch 1957 films when new but The Curse of Frankenstein took our heads off in 1964 when it was lucratively double billed with its follow-up Horror of Dracula. I had seen Hammer’s The Mummy around 1960 and was a new reader of the schoolyard Bible Famous Monsters of Filmland so I was just beginning to appreciate Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. 1957’s classic ‘The Curse of Frankenstein’ is set to be released in a special edition 2-disc set next month and it has been fully, and newly, restored by Warner Archive Collection, according to an official announcement. Court suggested to the producers that her daughter, Sally Walsh, who looked very much like her mother, play the part.As Court said in an interview, "She hated it - HATED being in it! But when Victor’s fianceé Elizabeth (Hazel Court) comes to live in the house, Paul stays to protect her. Bekijk de trailer, lees reviews en meer over The Curse Of Frankenstein. He’s fully complicit with Victor for the heretical creation of the Creature and becomes an accessory after the fact when he does not come forward to report additional crimes. It gets a big audience reaction whenever it’s shown — how the stuntman didn’t break his neck is a mystery. Swayed by Victor’s brilliance, Paul continues to believe that he’s basically sane and fundamentally good. Hammer’s first color Gothic horror show recovers its charnel house luster in the WAC’s ambitious ‘surprise’ restoration. Lee wasn’t crazy for the role — no dialogue, no gallantry, no singing — but his mime is terrific, adding a pathos that the script does not provide. The Curse of Frankenstein. Topics Horror, Science Fiction. ), 2020 / available through the WBshop / 21.99 Sound: Excellent 83. With that knowledge, I wish Urquhart had returned in one of the sequels, so that the revived Dr. Frank could take his justified revenge on the perjurer. Final product for this review was provided free by The Warner Archive Collection. Paul never acts on his knowledge of Victor’s crimes. Returning three months later to celebrate Victor’s wedding, Paul finds that the Creature has been returned to life yet again. One reason that Terence Fisher could hold so many wide shots is that the ornate sets and lighting were a pleasure to look at. The disc commentators are right, COF creates tension by never fully condemning The Baron. Movies. With the visual component restored to perhaps 95% of its potential, the curse is finally off The Curse. The Warner Archive Collection really delivers for collectors — the extras here are as thorough as those offered by the ‘usual suspect’ boutique outfits that fixate on classic horror. Watch The Curse Of Frankenstein movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on TVGuide.com. Type. Awards & Events. I think that accounts for the odd bit of staging on the roof, where Victor accidentally shoots her in the shoulder. Editor-turned director Terence Fisher had served his apprenticeship at Gainsborough, a studio known for its sensational stories and cleverly paced thrills. Just a hint of the abominations going on in the upstairs lab would have Liz packing her bags in a big hurry. She idles (for months?) Database of movie trailers, clips and other videos for The Curse of Frankenstein (1957). Be the first one to write a review. Followed by six sequels. The cool Hammer Guignol continues as Frankenstein carries the head to his conveniently located ACID BATH, the ideal lab feature for tidying up unwanted viscera and removing potential murder evidence. At first, both men are fascinated by the potential of their experiments. They became an unbeatable acting duo as powerful as Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. Featurette #2 is with Christopher Frayling, the knighted educator whose books elevated Italian Westerns to academic respectability. 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Victor’s enthusiasm for playing God in the lab has its positive aspect, so I suppose other vices were needed to make him a villain deserving of punishment. The international sleeper hit of 1957. He has apparently lied to Elizabeth as well. Cushing’s precise performance wins the Decapitator’s Seal of Approval. Packaging: Two Blu-rays in Keep case Richard Klemensen’s opening video piece is his best disc appearance so far. Hazel Court’s lovely Elizabeth ignores all the bad vibes in Frankenstein’s Swiss chalet. Menu. The Warner Archive must have consciously pursued the disc-buying market that frequents Hammer restorations — by Powerhouse Indicator, Scream Factory. Retelling of the classic tale of Frankenstien. On the other hand, Paul Krempe’s actions aren’t as noble as they appear. Thus they are able to analyze the development of the story and tell us what was retained and what was lost along the way. The Warner Archive Collection Blu-ray of The Curse of Frankenstein is an unexpected holiday treat. They had not a drop of the self-parody that crept into A.I.P. But he’s most proud of finding the lost ending for a famous film noir, that few people knew was missing. Disc One Trailer. Film Editor: James Needs Blu-ray rates: Cushing plays Frankenstein as an obsessive maniac, willing to do anything to bring his macabre vision to life. Dracula, the mummy, Frankenstein, and the random one offs were movies I had to have. After reviving a dead dog Victor shifts his attention to the creation of a man assembled from random corpses, a quest that turns Paul against him. The Resurrection Men: Hammer, Frankenstein, and the Rebirth of the Horror Film (HD 21:51) Hideous Progeny: The Curse of Frankenstein and the English Gothic Tradition (HD 22:49) Torrents of Light: The Art of Jack Asher (HD 15:14) Diabolus in Musica: James Bernard and the Sound of Hammer Horror (HD 17:05) Theatrical Trailer. In this great struggle, this form of Government and every form of human right is endangered if our enemies succeed. I doubt that I can impress anybody by ‘explaining’ a horror milestone that my fellow film fans have been reading about for ages. Robert Urquhart’s Paul is the most wishy-washy Man of Conscience in all of Hammer. All Rights Reserved. Deaf and Hearing-impaired Friendly? Warner Archive Collection Starring: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Valerie Gaunt, Paul Hardtmuth, Alex Gallier. Produced by Anthony Hinds The curse of frankenstein 1957 trailer April 18, 1864 Address at Baltimore We have, as all will agree, a free Government, where every man has a right to be equal with every other man. Almost the only false step in the first sequel The Revenge of Frankenstein arrives when the doctor’s Brain Transplantee receives a bad rap on the noggin. Even Disney spoofed the trend in his The Shaggy Dog … horror films were in danger of becoming harmless fun. The script called for a child actress to play Hazel Court's character, Elizabeth, as a little girl of three or four in flashback scenes. The Curse of Frankenstein plays fast and loose with the source material, but it’s to the benefit of this particular movie. Ordering information can be found HERE. The new colors are mostly excellent, while the sharpness is slightly decreased. The new presentation is derived from a recombination of separation masters scanned at 4K 16 bit by MPI, before undergoing full restoration and color correction.. The word since the early days of DVD is that there were just no good materials for the show, that the negative had been printed to death. United Kingdom, 1957. there's also TALES OF FRANKENSTEIN TV pilot which was broadcast to TV back in 1958 Digitally remastered in 1:33:1 ratio there's also the world of Hammer featurette-curse of frankentein plus a bonus film FOUR SIDED TRIANGLE plus trailer and photos, all this on 1 Blu-ray Disc incredible time to upgrade for sure, 5 stars for this blu-ray The_Curse_of_Frankenstein_trailer Run time 2:21 Sound Mono Year 1957 . Disc Two Most fans haven’t seen this new disc yet, but they’re already wondering if the WAC will double back for a similar special edition for Horror of Dracula — they all want to see the ‘recovered’ Japanese conclusion that was a sensation on Region B discs seven years ago. Feel free to contact us at please enable javascript to view with your scoops, comments or advertising inquiries.

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. The Curse of Frankenstein This was not an insupportable evil to the working bees, so long as the class of drones remained very small. Written by Jimmy Sangster from the novel by Mary Shelley Constantine Nasr also produced the four 20-minute featurettes presented on the second disc. All created interesting, memorable characters, and none were simply present to exploit the ability to show more cleavage in costume dramas. 2 Favorites . YES; Subtitles: English (feature only) Did Sangster and Fisher intend for Elizabeth never to actually see the Creature? The Creature’s first act is to attempt to kill Victor — is that the old professor taking revenge, or is Sangster telling us that brain-damaged people are homicidal, by axiom? Victor’s multiple felonies and refusal to accept responsibility doesn’t jibe with Paul’s occasional endorsement. Directed by Terence Fisher. I believe that one reason we kids were so impressed by the early Hammer films is that they were so serious. Not that we complained. One or two of Court’s costumes appear to have been altered (or simply had a flower added) to tone things down a bit. Glenn Erickson left a small town for UCLA film school, where his spooky student movie about a haunted window landed him a job on the CLOSE ENCOUNTERS effects crew. 1957 / Color / 1:66 widescreen, 1:85 widescreen, and 1:37 Academy / Two-Disc Special Edition / 82 min. For the last two featurettes a pair of working professionals offer testimonials to cameraman Jack Asher and composer James Bernard. I was lucky enough to find several out in the wild while hunting for movies. Every… Fisher, Cushing and Lee were largely responsible for making Hammer’s thrillers a significant export product for the English film industry. Hammer (or just Jimmy Sangster) developed some screwy notions about the relationship of physical deformity to murderous malice. Visit CineSavant’s Main Column Page They managed to eat their bread, leaving the toil of producing it to the uneducated. Video: Excellent -minus but enthusiastic Approval Peter Cushing grabs us with his portrayal of the desperate Baron at the end of his rope … or blade. But Fisher’s core material is extremely well done — we are taken in by Paul and Victor’s enthusiasm, and mesmerized whenever the Creature is on screen. Original Music: James Bernard The Curse of Frankenstein is a 1957 British horror film by Hammer Film Productions, loosely based on the 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley. Thanks to an accident with a murdered professor’s brain, the Creature (Christopher Lee) is not only ugly, but mentally crippled as well; it escapes and commits more killings before Paul slays it. Cinematography: Jack Asher Terence Fisher’s then-gorily shocking re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s novel jump-started Hammer Films into becoming the major supplier of genre fare for the next decade–and introduced Peter Cushing as the definitive Dr. Frankenstein as well as Christopher Lee in his first monster role. The screenplay by Jimmy Sangster moves along rather well, and is soon confronting us with the surgical nightmares conjured up by the amoral, egotistical Baron Doctor Frankenstein. Everybody enjoyed Hammer’s Gothic thrills. The curse of frankenstein 1957 trailer April 18, 1864 Address at Baltimore We have, as all will agree, a free Government, where every man has a right to be equal with every other man. The Curse of Frankenstein was de eerste horrorfilm in kleur van Hammer Film Productions.In de Verenigde Staten was de film de op vier na meest succesrijke film aan de kassa. I saw the copy of COF that was shown on TCM before Halloween … the Blu-ray looks much better than what my cable company (Spectrum) delivered. Victor has been performing more brain surgery on it, and he intends to continue his vile experiments. Chris Lee’s Creature looks like he was fed into a wood chipper, but his brain is supposed to be that of a kindly professor, albeit sliced up by broken glass. When the box office receipts came in, a worldwide renaissance of screen horror was begun. Someone tell the critics that the movie does show some proper restraint — we see two male victims immersed in Victor’s acid bath, but Hammer drew the line at showing victor disposing of a woman’s body that way. Getting rid of Victor is the only way that Paul can sweep his own guilt under the rug. Directed by Terence Fisher. He keeps asking Elizabeth to run away with him, but he’s too gentlemanly (?) Sangster’s work makes Victor Frankenstein an amoral, cruel villain from the get-go. Letting more of his personality come through, the publisher of Little Shoppe of Horrors focuses on the impact and relevance of COF with an infectious enthusiasm. All the set piece scenes work 100% — the big reveal of Chris Lee’s scarred face, the action on the roof. Warners got around the problem of having no decent printing elements by using the B&W safety color separations. But he is drawn into the plot when Frankenstein's creature kills a member of the house staff. ... Trailers and Videos. We watch Cushing labor, his hands off-screen, miming movements with a scalpel. TweetEmail TweetEmailPeter Cushing and Christopher Lee in THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN will be available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive December 1st. I haven’t seen this show look presentable since the 1970s, and even then I remember Hammer triple bills in which the Eastmancolor prints of Curse had gone full magenta. But the public worldwide loved the new combination of bright Eastmancolor and crimson gore. The first on-screen slaying is a shotgun blast to the face that is still shocking 63 years later — gun and victim are in the same frame. Terence Fisher disguises his lean budget by setting up several well-blocked one-setup scenes. Ah, what was old is new again — with a generous application of digital rejuvenation. The Curse of Frankenstein remains a staple horror film and wonderful compliment to Universal’s film from the 1930s. Orphaned at 15 years of age the wealthy Baron Victor Frankenstein (Melvyn Hayes) hires a tutor, Paul Krempe (Robert Urquhart) and with him spends a decade exploring science, medicine, and the forbidden secrets of life. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Plot Summary. In this re-telling of the classic horror tale, Baron Victor Frankenstein becomes friends with one of his teachers, Paul Krempe. DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file . Severed heads, hands, eyes, and brains dripped and oozed on cue. 1,428 Views . In one take, Cushing’s Baron tells us that he’s going to get rid of the head of a corpse he’s stolen from a gallows. But the overall impression is VERY positive — instead of wondering what the film ought to look like, we can once again appreciate Jack Asher’s highly creative color cinematography. 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. ... What to Watch Latest Trailers IMDb TV IMDb Originals IMDb Picks IMDb Podcasts. The curse of frankenstein trailer The old general rule was that educated people did not perform manual labor. Together, they manage to bring a dog back to life. All trailers appearing on TrailersFromHell.com are the property of their respective owners. Plus a theatrical trailer. / Street Date December 15 (or maybe 1? Makeup: Phillip Leakey comment. The audio commentary by Nasr and Steve Haberman goes beyond the 1,001 facts we Hammer fans already know about COF — mis-filed under Frankenstein 1970, they found two preproduction screenplays for the film, one of them by Milton Subotsky. Phil Leakey’s pasty-white makeup indeed looks like a nightmare, covering Chris Lee’s head with nasty scars from the gibbet crows. The Warner Archive Collection Blu-ray of The Curse of Frankenstein is an unexpected holiday treat. He’s killed twice. Fine acting from Peter Cushing (and a few choice sound effects) give the impression that bodies and viscera were are cut and spliced into a hideous new monster. Fisher had become a competent maker of similar melodramas (So Long at the Fair) before the smash hit of The Curse of Frankenstein made him the world’s top director of horror. Jimmy Sangster’s script suffices even if Paul Krempe and Elizabeth’s characters remain stuck in holding patterns for most of the picture. The Curse of Frankenstein Trailer (1957) - video Dailymotion Yes, I thought, I guess when they make movies, even the monster actors have to eat. The other I-can’t-believe-I-just-saw-that scene is a fatal fall taken by a stuntman onto his head. Supplements: One of those was the 1957 Curse of Frankenstein starring horror icons Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. Sangster and Fisher’s unmasking scene is a classic, a stunner that never fails to surprise. I remember that Forry printed a photo of Lee in his full makeup, eating his lunch at the Bray commissary. Eventually Krempe refuses to help with Frankenstien's human experiments. What an afternoon — one of my top ten lifetime movie experiences, breathless one minute and cheering the next. To say that we weren’t accustomed to morally ambivalent characters is an understatment. Peter Cushing’s voice is as clear as a bell, and James Bernard’s music cues enter and exit with great skill and finesse. Some of the ideas heard here are also in Frayling’s good movie book about Mad Doctors. And, although I try not to tub-thump for good disc $$ deals, I’m impressed by the Archive Collection’s price break on this double Blu-ray release. Klemensen and others remark that Hammer’s first seven or eight color Gothics are special due to a magic confluence of talent. Movies. While awaiting execution for murder, Baron Victor Frankenstein tells the story of a creature he built and brought to life - only for it to behave not as he intended. Menu. He wipes his bloody fingers on his coat, and then wraps you-know-what in a burlap sack. At first, both men are fascinated by the potential of their experiments. My pals were too young to catch 1957 films when new but The Curse of Frankenstein took our heads off in 1964 when it was lucratively double billed with its follow-up Horror of Dracula. I had seen Hammer’s The Mummy around 1960 and was a new reader of the schoolyard Bible Famous Monsters of Filmland so I was just beginning to appreciate Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. 1957’s classic ‘The Curse of Frankenstein’ is set to be released in a special edition 2-disc set next month and it has been fully, and newly, restored by Warner Archive Collection, according to an official announcement. Court suggested to the producers that her daughter, Sally Walsh, who looked very much like her mother, play the part.As Court said in an interview, "She hated it - HATED being in it! But when Victor’s fianceé Elizabeth (Hazel Court) comes to live in the house, Paul stays to protect her. Bekijk de trailer, lees reviews en meer over The Curse Of Frankenstein. He’s fully complicit with Victor for the heretical creation of the Creature and becomes an accessory after the fact when he does not come forward to report additional crimes. It gets a big audience reaction whenever it’s shown — how the stuntman didn’t break his neck is a mystery. Swayed by Victor’s brilliance, Paul continues to believe that he’s basically sane and fundamentally good. Hammer’s first color Gothic horror show recovers its charnel house luster in the WAC’s ambitious ‘surprise’ restoration. Lee wasn’t crazy for the role — no dialogue, no gallantry, no singing — but his mime is terrific, adding a pathos that the script does not provide. The Curse of Frankenstein. Topics Horror, Science Fiction. ), 2020 / available through the WBshop / 21.99 Sound: Excellent 83. With that knowledge, I wish Urquhart had returned in one of the sequels, so that the revived Dr. Frank could take his justified revenge on the perjurer. Final product for this review was provided free by The Warner Archive Collection. Paul never acts on his knowledge of Victor’s crimes. Returning three months later to celebrate Victor’s wedding, Paul finds that the Creature has been returned to life yet again. One reason that Terence Fisher could hold so many wide shots is that the ornate sets and lighting were a pleasure to look at. The disc commentators are right, COF creates tension by never fully condemning The Baron. Movies. With the visual component restored to perhaps 95% of its potential, the curse is finally off The Curse. The Warner Archive Collection really delivers for collectors — the extras here are as thorough as those offered by the ‘usual suspect’ boutique outfits that fixate on classic horror. Watch The Curse Of Frankenstein movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on TVGuide.com. Type. Awards & Events. I think that accounts for the odd bit of staging on the roof, where Victor accidentally shoots her in the shoulder. Editor-turned director Terence Fisher had served his apprenticeship at Gainsborough, a studio known for its sensational stories and cleverly paced thrills. Just a hint of the abominations going on in the upstairs lab would have Liz packing her bags in a big hurry. She idles (for months?) Database of movie trailers, clips and other videos for The Curse of Frankenstein (1957). Be the first one to write a review. Followed by six sequels. The cool Hammer Guignol continues as Frankenstein carries the head to his conveniently located ACID BATH, the ideal lab feature for tidying up unwanted viscera and removing potential murder evidence. At first, both men are fascinated by the potential of their experiments. They became an unbeatable acting duo as powerful as Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. Featurette #2 is with Christopher Frayling, the knighted educator whose books elevated Italian Westerns to academic respectability. 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