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Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)

Taken from the IMDB: Legendary outlaw of the Old West Jesse James, on the run from Marshal MacPhee, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein's granddaughter Maria, who proceeds to transform Jesse's slow-witted pal Hank into a bald zombie, which she names Igor.


Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter is a low-budget Western (genre)/horror film hybrid film filmed in 1965, in which a fictionalized version of the real-life western outlaw Jesse James encounters the fictional granddaughter (the movie's title notwithstanding) of the famous Dr. Frankenstein. The film was originally released as part of a double feature with Billy the Kid vs. Dracula in 1966. Both films were shot in eight days at Corriganville Movie Ranch and at Paramount Studios in mid 1965; both were the final feature films of director William Beaudine. and M1 helmet#liners in the Frankenstein's Wild West laboratory.

Release

Home media

The film is offered by Joe Bob Briggs with commentary on DVD.http://www.amazon.com/Joe-Bob-Briggs-Presents-Frankensteins/dp/B0000A0WHP/=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=2ETNU8UKBZ5EZ&coliid=IRUPNZ7ZO1VOV

Reception

The movie was reviewed by exploitation filmmaker Brad Jones (critic) on his show The Cinema Snob, in which he also reviewed Billy the Kid vs. Dracula as a part of his Public Domain Month.

Influence

The movie is featured (in edited form) in an episode of This Movie Sucks! in which Ed the Sock, Liana K and Ron Sparks (comedian) make fun of it. It is a double feature paired with the pilot episode of The Master (TV series).
The film is also featured on Elvira's Movie Macabre.

See also

  • Curse of the Undead
  • Weird West




Category:1966 films
Category:Films directed by William Beaudine
Category:1966 horror films
Category:American films
Category:Frankenstein films
Category:Monster movies
Category:1960s Western (genre) films
Category:Crossover films
Category:Weird West
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