Lon Chaney, Jr., takes over Karloff's role as the famous squarehead in this dully scripted third sequel. Lugosi, as Igor, somehow survived the bullets that Basil Rathbone had pumped into him in SON OF FRANKENSTEIN and now resides in the deserted "Castle Frankenstein." The angry villagers
decide to destroy the castle because it is a constant reminder of the horrors that have plagued their community. In the ensuing explosions Lugosi discovers that the monster, who had plunged into a boiling sulfur pit at the end of the previous film, has survived--albeit caked with dried sulfur.
Lugosi escapes with his friend and dutifully brings the monster to the country estate of ...