The Ghost of Frankenstein

Horror · 

Release Date: March 13, 1942

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 7m

Budget: $200,000

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Ygor brought Ludwig to the Doctor's creation. Ludwig doesn't know that someone has more devious plans for the monster, but he is focused on restoring the monster to his full potential.

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The Ghost of Frankenstein is a 1942 American horror film directed by Erle C. Kenton. The film is the fourth film in the Frankenstein series by Universal Pictures and was the follow-up to Son of Frankenstein. The film follows the previous film with the Monster played by Lon Chaney Jr. and his companion Ygor (Bela Lugosi) being chased out of town by citizens. They go to a small town to encourage the younger son of Dr. Frankenstein (portrayed by Cedric Hardwicke) to continue his father's experiments, so that Ygor can have revenge against his enemies and his brain transplanted into the Monster's skull.The film was the first in the series with Chaney portraying the monster and was cast one day after the film was announced by Universal. It began production in December 1941 and finished in January 1942. On its release it received praise as being as strong as the previous films from The Hollywood Reporter and The Motion Picture Herald while it received negative reviews from New York Daily News and The New York Times.

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