One of the most significant British horror film ever, THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN burst upon the scene in gory color and heralded Hammer's domination of the genre for the next 10 years. Opening as Baron Victor Frankenstein (Peter Cushing) awaits execution for the murder of his wife, the
story is told in flashback, presenting the megalomaniacal scientist as a man so obsessed with his goal of creating artificial life from the parts of dead bodies that he unthinkingly destroys the lives of all those around him. Director Terence Fisher, who helmed 24 features before making his mark
with this one, brought a new seriousness and verve to a genre which had collapsed into sel...