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Frankenstein Conquers the World
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Japanese poster
Directed by Ishirō Honda
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Written by Reuben Bercovitch
Takeshi Kimura
Music by Akira Ifukube
Cinematography Hajime Koizumi
Editing by Ryohei Fujii
Distributed by Tōhō
Released August 8, 1965
Running time 93 min.
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Frankenstein Conquers the World (フランケンシュタイン対地底怪獣 Frankenstein tai Chitei Kaiju Baragon, aka Frankenstein vs. Baragon) is a 1965 Japanese monster film directed by Ishirō Honda.

Plot[]

In 1945 the Nazis transport the heart of Frankenstein to Hiroshima right before it gets bombed by allied forces. Years later the heart has somehow transformed into a feral boy with regeneration and growth powers. When a monster called Baragon attacks the city Frankenstein is initially blamed for the destruction, but his name is cleared when he comes to the rescue and the two giant monsters clash in an epic battle.

Cast[]

Alternate poster to Frankenstein Conquers the World

  • Tadao Takashima ... Dr. Yuzo Kawaji
  • Nick Adams ... Dr. James Bowen
  • Kumi Mizuno ... Dr. Sueko Togami
  • Yoshio Tsuchiya ... Mr. Kawai
  • Koji Furuhata ... The Frankenstein Monster
  • Jun Tazaki ... Military Advisor
  • Susumu Fujita ... Osaka Police Chief
  • Takashi Shimura ... Axis Scientist
  • Nobuo Nakamura ... Skeptical Museum Chief
  • Kenji Sahara ... Soldier
  • Yoshifumi Tajima ... Submarine Commander
  • Kozo Nomura ... Overzealous Reporter
  • Haruya Kato ... TV Director
  • Ikio Sawamura ... Man Walking Dog
  • Yoshio Kosugi ... Mountain Soldier
  • Keiko Sawai ... Kazuko, the dying girl
  • Noriko Takahashi ... Girl in Lodge
  • Peter Mann ... Dr. Liesendorf
  • Ren Yamamoto ... Bystander
  • Yutaka Sada ... Hospital Administrator
  • Hisaya Ito ... Osaka Police Sergeant
  • Kenzō Tabu ... Scornful News Editor
  • Shigeki Ishida ... Chuckling Scientist
  • Nadao Kirino ... Police Sergeant
  • Yutaka Nakayama ... News Cameraman A
  • Senkichi Ōmura ... News Cameraman B
  • Tadashi Okabe ... Sarcastic Reporter
  • Toshihiko Furuta ... Bystander
  • Kenichiro Kawaji ... Young Furankenshutain
  • Hideaki Nitani ... Hospital Official
  • Shin Otomo ... Policeman
  • Shoichi Hirose ... Tunnel Worker
  • Haruo Nakajima ... Baragon
  • Mie Hama ... Screaming Lady
  • Akira Takarada ... Baragon witness

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