House of Frankenstein
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House of Frankenstein
In many ways the most endearing of Universal's B-grade "monster rallies" of the 1940s, House of Frankenstein manages within its 70-minute time span to make room for Frankenstein's monster (Glenn Strange), Dracula (John Carradine) the Wolf Man (Lon Chaney Jr.), and a couple of new recruits, mad scientist Boris Karloff and demented hunchback J. Carroll Naish. Escaping from prison, Karloff vows to continue his diabolical efforts to emulate Dr. Frankenstein's "eternal life" experiments; he also swears vengeance on the three men (Sig Ruman, Frank Reicher and Michael… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"71 incomprehensible minutes of the very worst Universal had to offer."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"The horror story makes absolutely no sense, but it is so nutty that it makes for a diverting watch."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"This one is just bad."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"House of Frankenstein -- choppy though it is -- has its pleasures."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Creepy, fun Universal programmer featuring a bevy of beasties"
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"A wonderful Universal B-horror; the first of the all-star monster fests. Lots of fun with J. Carrol Naish almost stealing the show as the hunchback Daniel."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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