Ghost of Frankenstein
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Universal's "Frankenstein" series descended from the "A" to the "B" category with The Ghost of Frankenstein, though production values were still well above average and the cast is first-rate. The story picks up where Son of Frankenstein (1939) left off, with both the Monster (Lon Chaney Jr.) and his crazed companion Igor the shepherd (Bela Lugosi) being chased out of the village of Frankenstein by the irate citizens (actually both Monster and Igor had been killed at the end of Son of Frankenstein, but that's neither here nor there). The gruesome twosome… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 82%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"No masterpiece but better than its reputation ..."
‑ , Time Out
"It gets the job done with admirable efficiency, no excess of imagination, and all in a compact 67-minute frame, and you really wouldn't want it to be any longer than that."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"All those Universal monsters in one flick; horrors!"
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"The thought that he may yet return for further adventures with his body and Lugosi's sconce fills us with mortal terror. That is the most fearful prospect which the picture manages to convey."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"there are some inspired twists at the end"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"Where the once-great series drops into the realm of B picture, but it's a solid B movie and the last of the Universal Frankensteins that can be taken reasonably seriously."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"While it doesn't stand up to its predecessors, The Ghost of Frankenstein boasts an enjoyable cast and good production values."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"There are various nice touches that keep this film from straying too far over the line between campy and ridiculous."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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