Personally I preferred "GHOST..." with an equally good cast led by Sir Cedric Hardwicke and Bela and Lionel and that great horror heroine Evelyn Ankers. Basil Rathbone, who famously appeared as Sherlock Holmes in the classic films, appears here and Bela Lugosi also, in one of his best roles, as Ygor, the mad shepherd and friend of the monster. I was thrilled to receive this classic double bill from Universal.SON OF FRANKENSTEIN is a classic adition to the series,Possibly the best,Beautifully filmed with excellent performances from Boris Karloff,Basil Rathbone and especially Bela Lugosi as Igor,Stunning sets and gothic atmosphere throughout,It is a masterpiece.GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN follows the story on nicely starting off where SON OF FRANKENSTEIN finished,Again beautifully filmed with another strong cast and a worthy climax,LON CHANEY does a credible job as the monster and again Bela Lugosi is present as Igor.Two classic films of the genre that I am thrilled to have in my collection. Karloff has a couple of nice moments - cradling Ygor's corpse and deciding whether to lift Frankenstein's son up a ladder or throw him in the sulphur pit - but you can see why he bowed out of the role after this film. Lepri4ok Frankenstein Halloween Wall Clock - Horror Decor, Horror Wall Art, Monster... YTC Frank And Bride Dancing Skull Figurine, EraSpooky Phantom Woman Halloween Ghost Adult Costume Haunter Party Dress. Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 22. Included in the collection is the original classic, starring the renowned Boris Karloff, and four timeless sequels, featuring such legendary actors as Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney Jr. Buy it now. Returning to the ancestral castle 25 years after the death of the monsters, the son of Dr. Frankenstein (Basil Rathbone) meets Ygor (Bela Lugosi), a mad shepherd who is hiding the comatose creature. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads.

Hounded by a Police Inspector, Frankenstein's son,Igor and the Monster can't stay hidden forever and it spells doom for the Monster and his creepy friend. Please try again. Reviewed in the United States on February 13, 2017. Does not work in UK, totally wasted purchase. Mainly bringing this up cause these have been on sale lately, they've been out since like 2004, and sometimes I notice that for some wierd reason, movies will suddenly stop being put out in a particular format, so I decided I would have the entire legacy collection movies, before it ever gets to be too late, maybe I just have erroneous fears or such, dunno. This presentation has a crisp, clear print. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 13, 2014. Lionel Atwill is also terrific as Inspector Krogh, whose right arm was torn off by the monster when Krogh was a child. See all 4 pre-owned listings. ", Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 9, 2012. Besides Dracula this is Lugosi at his best! Son of Frankenstein Basil Rathbone comes to Transylvania to inherit his father's estate in this second sequel to Frankenstein. I will rehash this review because I own all of the classic monster movies such as Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolfman, The Invisible Man The streaming ones in HD are top quality. The monster doesn't fair much better, being reduced to a snarling brute again.
This is a truly worthy film filled with atmosphere and four outstanding performances. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. His noble goals are dashed when Ygor sends the creature on a killing spree that spreads new panic in the village. Despite the title this film really belongs to Bela Lugosi and Lionel Atwill. Learn more about the program.
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These movies give us a chance to see some of the greatest actors of the Universal horror era (e.g., Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr., Lionel Atwill, Sir Cedwick Harwicke to mention a few. Universal abandoned horror films in 1936, but the success of this sequel single-handedly revived the genre. With Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill. There are no extras but as these older films often have fairly tenuous features added this is no great loss.