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Victor Frankenstein

Terror of Frankenstein

Sweden / Ireland 1976
produced by
Calvin Floyd for Aspect, National Film Society of Ireland
directed by Calvin Floyd
starring Leon Vitali, Per Oscarsson, Nicholas Clay, Stacey Dorning, Jan Ohlsson, Olof Bergström, Mathias Henrikson, Harry Brogan, David Byrne, Jacinta Martín, Archie O'Sullivan, Tor Isedal, Per-Axel Arosenius
screenplay by Calvin Floyd, Yvonne Floyd, based on Frankenstein by Mary W. Shelley, music by Gerard Victory


review by
Mike Haberfelner

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North Pole picks up a new passenger, Doctor Frankenstein (Leon Vitali), & he tells his tale to the captain - tells of his studies in Ingolstadt, his first experiments with elec´tric lightning & human corpses & how he created life. It was only then that he rejected his creation in horror of his own errors, but of course it was already to late, for the creation (Per Oscarsson) followed him from Ingolstadt to his hometown Geneva, where he killed his small brother, later met up with his creator & te tell him (in painfully great detail) about him learning to speak, trying to make friends and the like. He forced his master to make him a bride, which Frankenstein set out to do but destroyed his second creation at the last moment. The monster then went on a killing spree, killing first Frankenstein's best friend (Nicholas ClayI), then his bride (Stacey Dorning) at their wedding night. From then on, Frankenstein went onto a hot pursuit of his monster, leading him to the Arctic (& the beginning of the story). The monster appears out of eternal ice, Frankenstein dies from a heart attack, the monster disappears into the darkness.


No doubt, this is a to the letter-adaption of Mary W.Shelly's novel, which is more a curse than a blessing, because even though the overall message of the book (man is not destined to play god) is still relevant today, but many sequences seem just terribly dated (hardly surprising though, the book was wtritten in 1812) and furthermore, it was not written with a 90 minute movie in mind, so some sequences are rather padded (e.g. the monster's education), which works quite well in the book but pretty much destroys any suspense the movie might have had in the first place. Also, the direction, while adequately accurate in historical detail (which is not necessarily a good thing) lacks all and any creativity, inspiration or at least feel for horror & suspense, thus making many supposedly strong scenes - the monster killing Frankenstein's bride at their wedding night, the monster & the creator finally meeting each other - actually into anti-climaxes. & none of this is helped by the very mediocre leads & the boring monster make-up.


review © by Mike Haberfelner


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