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The Ghost of Frankenstein(1942)

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Brief Synopsis

Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. Ludwig, obsessed with the idea of restoring the monster to full power, is unaware that his various associates all have different ideas about whose brain is to be transplanted into the monster's skull.

Cast & Crew

Erle C. Kenton Director
Sir Cedric Hardwicke [Dr. Ludwig] Frankenstein [/The Ghost of Baron Heinrich Frankenstein]
Ralph Bellamy Erik [Ernst]
Lionel Atwill Doctor [Theodor] Bohmer
Evelyn Ankers Elsa [Frankenstein]
Janet Ann Gallow Cloestine [Hussman]
Barton Yarborough Dr. Kettering
Doris Lloyd Martha
Leyland Hodgson Chief constable
Olaf Hytten Husman
Holmes Herbert Magistrate
Lon Chaney [Jr.] The Monster
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  EB*; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Duration(mins):  65 or 67 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,062    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Scariest of the series

    Max 2012-03-19

    It makes sense that the monster, played by Lon Cheney Jr. versus Karloff, has become dehumanized in this fourth of the original Universal films. After... MORE>

  • Better film than a lot of people realize

    Eddie C 2012-03-07

    Ghost of Frankenstein is a very enjoyable film. Compared to the previous film (Son of Frankenstein) it has a much less annoying child actor, a genuinely... MORE>

  • An under appreciated film

    Dan Grissom 2010-12-13

    Although Boris Karloff is the best Frankenstein Monster and always will be for me, I find Lon Chaney Jr.'s only stint as the Monster strangely... MORE>