Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter

2297. JESSE JAMES MEETS FRANKENSTEIN’S DAUGHTER (1965-USA). COLOR. With JOHN LUPTON, JIM DAVIS. Jesse James is one of the most famed and feared of all Wild West bandits. Dr. Frankenstein is everybody’s favorite horror movie mad scientist. The two come together in this suspenseful and intriguing mix of the western and horror film genres. Actually, the villain of the piece is not Dr. Frankenstein but rather his equally sinister daughter Maria. She has been attemptÂing to perfect a process by which human beings are transformed into monsters via brain transplants. Jesse and his cohort Hank Tracy find themselves on the run after a stagecoach robbery goes awry. Hank may be a hunk with a body to rival Arnold Schwarzenegger, but this does not prevent his being seriously wounded in the shoot-out. He and Jesse come upon the lovely Juanita, who takes an instant liking to Jesse. She escorts the pair to an abandoned Spanish mission, which is home to this distaff Dr. Frankenstein. Juanita hopes that the physician will be able to save Hank. However, Dr. Frankenstein has other ideas. “I intend to use him in my next experiment,” she brazenly declares. That experiment transforms Hank into Igor, who bears a disturbing resemblance to the original Frankenstein monster. What fate awaits Jesse and Juanita? 83 minutes. Horror Western