R | | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Doctors Herbert West and Dan Cain discover the secret to creating human life and proceed to create a perfect woman from dead tissue.
Barbara Crampton turned down a cameo based on advice from her agent who convinced her that it was beneath her to have such a small role.
Dr. Herbert West:
Pure potentiality, the primordial ooze from which life originates.
When Dr. Graves is battling the re-animated rat the words "Dr. Graves, Pathology" on his doctor's smock go from correct to a reversed image and then back to the correct, legible image.
Among others the credits thank Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, the author of the original Frankenstein novel.
DVD version includes both the R-Rated theatrical release and a slightly longer and more explicit Unrated version. Both versions are included in full-frame (open matte) and widescreen (matted) format on the disc.