1973 Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell - 1973

A Hammer production presented by Joseph E. Levine for Avco Embassy

Copyright MCMLXXIII Hammer Film Productions Limited - All rights reserved

MPAA Approved Certificate No. 23441

The characters and incidents portrayed and the names used herein are fictitious and any similarity to the name, character, or history of any person is entirely accidental and unintentional

RCA Sound Recording

Made at EMI/MGM EIstree Studios, Boreham Wood, Hertfordshire, England

Processed at Studio Film Laboratories 99 mins


Young Simon Helder is a student of the works of Frankenstein. His experiments in the creation of life are discovered by the police and he is arrested, charged with witchcraft, found guilty but insane and committed to a lunatic asylum. There, he immediately recognises the medical director as Frankenstein, who is working there under an assumed name. At first, Frankenstein takes Simon on to help tend the other inmates, but it is not long before the two men are working together to create another human being.....

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Art Director Scott MacGregor
Editor James Needs
Production Manager Christopher Neame
Assistant Director Derek Whitehurst
Sound Recordist Les Hammond
Sound Editor Roy Hyde
Continuity Kay Rawlings
Make-up Eddie Knight
Hairdresser Maud Onslow
Wardrobe Supervisor Dulcie Midwinter
Construction Manager Arthur Banks
Assistant Art Director Don Picton
Dubbing Mixer Maurice Askew
Casting Director James Liggat
Camera Operator Chick Anstiss
Director of Photography Brian Probyn, BSc
Music Composed by James Bernard
Musical Supervisor Philip Martell
Screenplay by John Elder
Produced by Roy Skeggs
Directed by Terence Fisher


Frankenstein Peter Cushing
Dr Simon Helder Shane Briant
The Angel Madeline Smith
Tarmut Bernard Lee
The Creature Dave Prowse
Asylum Director John Stratton
Ernst Philip Voss
Professor Durendel Charles Lloyd-Pack
Transvest Michael Ward
Wild One Elsie Wagstaff
Police Sergeant Norman Mitchell
Judge Clifford Mollison
Bodysnatcher Patrick Troughton
Hans Chris Cunningham
Old Hag Lucy Griffiths
Muller Sydney Bromley
Brassy Girl Aanrea Lawrence
Landlord Jerrold Wells
Gerda Sheila Dunion
Twitch Mischa d la Motte
Smiler Norman Aytkins
Letch Victor Woolf
Mouse Winifred Sabine
Chatter Janet Hargreaves
Coach Driver Peter Madden


Terence Fisher had be coaxed out of retirement to direct this, Hammer's last Frankenstein opus and his own last stint as director. Afterwards, he retired for good and died in 1980.
The screenplay for this film was the last contribution made to Hammer by Anthony Hinds, under his pen-name John Elder. 
Actor Bernard Lee played 007's boss 'M' in all of the James Bond films up to and including "Moonraker" (1979).

Details were complied viewing the actual film. 
Source of viewing copy - The Hammer Graveyard Collection