Munster, Go Home! (1966)

USA, 1966
96m
35mm film, Technicolor
mono, English

An American comedy horror film directed by Earl Bellamy.

Plot Summary

Herman Munster unexpectedly becomes the new lord of Munster Hall in England and sets out with the rest of the family to move in. But they get a frosty reception when they arrive, Marilyn falls in love Roger, whose family has long held a grudge against the Munsters, Herman takes part in a motor race and the secret of Munster Hall is about to be revealed.

Credits

Crew
Director: Earl Bellamy
Universal
Producer: Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher
Associate Producer: Irving Paley
Script: George Tibbles, Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher
Director of Photography: Benjamin H. Kline
Editor: Bud S. Isaacs
Music: Jack Marshall
Sound: Waldon O. Watson, Corson Jowett
Costumes: Grady Hunt
Make-up: Bud Westmore
Hair: Larry Germain
Matte Supervisor: Albert Whitlock
Art Directors: Alexander Golitzen, John Lloyd
Locations: Paramount Ranch, Agoura, California, USA
Studio: Universal City Studios, California, USA

Cast
Fred Gwynne (Herman Munster)
Yvonne De Carlo (Lily Munster)
Al Lewis (Grandpa Lewis)
Butch Patrick (Eddie Munster)
Debbie Watson (Marilyn Munster)
Terry-Thomas (Freddie)
Hermione Gingold (Lady Effigie)
Robert Pine (Roger)
John Carradine (Cruikshank)
Bernard Fox (Squire Morseby)
Richard Dawson (Joey)
Jeanne Arnold (Grace)
Maria Lennard (Millie)
Cliff Norton (Herbert)
Diane Chesney (Mrs Moresby)
Arthur Malet (Alfie)
Ben Wright (Hennesy)

Alternative Titles

Los adorables monstrous – Mexico
La dolce vita… non piace ai mostri – Italy
Frankenstein et les faux-monnayeurs – Belgium (France)
Gespenster-Party – Austria, West Germany
La herencia de los Munster – Spain
Hirviö kilpa-ajajana – Finland
Vik hädan, monster! – Sweden

Sequel to
The Munsters (1964-1966)

Sequel
The Munster’s Revenge (1981)

Extracts included in
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

References

Periodicals

  • Castle of Frankenstein no.10 p.6
  • Castle of Frankenstein no.19 p.42

Books

  • The Armchair Odeon: The Collector’s Guide to the Movies by Denis Gifford pp.141-142
  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.183
  • Cinematic Vampires by John L. Flynn pp.215-216
  • Comedy-Horror Films: A Chronological History, 1914-2008 by Bruce G. Hallenbeck pp.214-215 – credits
  • Feature Films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.304
  • Ghosts and Angels in Hollywood Films by James Robert Parish pp.254-255 – illustrated credits, synopsis, review
  • The Illustrated Vampire Movie Guide by Stephen Jones p.55 – credits, review
  • John Carradine: The Films by Tom Weaver – review
  • Kine & TV Year Book 1968 p.116
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.320 – credits