Victor Frankenstein (1977)

Sweden, Ireland,
35mm film, Eastmancolor, 1.66:1
mono, English

A Swedish/Irish horror film directed by Calvin Floyd.

Plot Summary

Dr Victor pursues his obsessive belief that he can rejuvenate dead tissue and creates a man from stolen body parts.


Directed by: Calvin Floyd
© MCMLXXVI [1976] Aspekt Film AB
Aspekt Film presents. Made in association with The National Film Studio of Ireland
Produced by: Calvin Floyd
Associate Producer: Tom Donald
Production Manager: Henry Cagard
Production Manager Ireland: Don Geraghty
Screenplay: Yvonne and Calvin Floyd
Based on the classic [Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus] by Mary Shelley
1st Asst. Director: Sheamus Byrne
Continuity: Marianne Wallin
Director of Photography: Tony Forsberg
Director of Photography Irish Sequence: John Wilcox
Camera Operator: Lasse Karlsson
Camera Operator – Ireland: Paddy Ahern
Chief Gaffer: Bengt Lundgren
Chief Gaffer – Ireland: Louise Conray
Electrician: Johan Swedbrink
Key Grip: Jaja Öström
Still Photography: Hakan Holmberg, Johan Swedbrink, Johan Nykvist
Editor: Susanne Linnman
Music: Gerard Victory
Performed by: The Radio Telefís Éireann Symphony Orchestra
Sound Recordist: Olle Unnerstad
Sound Recordist Ireland: Lian Sorrin
Boom Operator: Ake Noord
Mixing: Bengt Löthner
Wardrobe Design: Kersti Gustafsson [real name: Kersti Vitali]
Make Up: Kerstin Elg
Title Design: Bob Le Bar
Art Director: Rolf Laksson
Set Dresser – Ireland: Biddy O'Kelly
Property Master: Bo Wallström
Property Manager: P.J. Smith
Unit Manager: Christer Lofgrew
Casting: Michael Barnes

Leon Vitali (Victor Frankenstein)
Per Oscarsson (the monster)
Nicholas Clay (Henry Clerval)
Stacy Dorning (Elizabeth)
Jan Ohlsson (William)
Olof Bergström (Victor's father)
Mathias Henrikson (Captain Walton)
Per Axel Arosenius (the inspector)
Harry Brogan (the blind man)
Archie O'Sullivan (Professor Waldhem)
Dermot Toughy (the morgue attendant)
Jacinta Martin (Agatha)
David Byrne (Felix)
Tor Isedal (the carpenter)

Alternative Titles

Terror of Frankenstein – US title



  • L'Ecran no.1 June 1977-August 1977 pp.32-33 – illustrated review
  • Variety 25 May 1977 p.26 – credits, review


  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.326
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.419
  • Science Fiction så in i Norden by Peter Öberg p.104 – illustrated credits, synopsis