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C&L's Sat Nite Chiller Theater: 'Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter' (1966)

Happy Saturday Night! Curl up with this "classic." Full Screen recommended!

Just as Howard Hawks' "Rio Bravo" was made in response to Fred Zinnemann's "High Noon", one could theorize that "Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter" was made as a directorial rebuttal to "Billy the Kid vs Dracula" as part of an extended cinematic dialogue about the mythos of the American frontier.

But of course one would be wrong.

Both were shot in eight days with a budget somewhere between "austere" and "swiped my dad's camera", and were intended to be shown on a double-bill, possibly at ancient outdoor movie venues known as "drive-ins", where what was happening on the screen was entirely
secondary to what was going on in the back seat.

Enjoy.

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