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Old 03-30-2020, 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by FryeDwight View Post
THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1957). The one that started it all and has still held up remarkably well with Peter Cushing superb as the overly dedicated Mad Doctor who is also a First Rate Shitheel! Very good performance by Chris Lee as the Creature, especially His reveal (imagine the screams at that time!) and his spastic movements in his reveal to Paul towards the end. Hazel Court doesn't have a lot to do, but just gorgeous and with Valerie Gaunt thrown in as well, I'm just at a loss for words! ****
Yes, Peter Cushing redefined Baron Von Frankenstein with this role. He didn't mimic Colin Cline's 1931-35 role; and I think made for a stronger character, which was necessary for Hammer's version.

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