Trivia / Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
Executive Meddling: All the references to The Ghost of Frankenstein were cut, which shortened The Monster's appearances on-screen drastically.
The Other Darrin: Bela Lugosi replaces Lon Chaney, Jr. as the Monster. In addition, Elsa Frankenstein from , is played by a different actress.
The Ghost of Frankenstein What Could Have Been: Along with the deletion of Lugosi's lines as the Monster, Lon Chaney, Jr., was originally set to play both monsters, but this was dropped.
You Look Familiar:
Dwight Frye and Lionel Atwill, who'd appeared in several earlier Frankenstein films as different characters, show up yet again here. Ditto Patric Knowles, who was Frank Andrews in the first film and plays Dr. Mannering here.
Wolf Man Not to mention that Bela Lugosi had played Ygor in and Son of Frankenstein , as well as Bela the gypsy in The Ghost of Frankenstein . Or that Lon Chaney, Jr. had played the Monster in The Wolf Man (1941) Ghost.