Frankenstein (1931) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by James Whale and produced by Carl Laemmle Jr. and E.M. Asher.
The film was based on the novel Frankenstein (aka The Modern Prometheus) written by Mary Shelley published in 1818.
Frankenstein was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1991.
Hammer's Frankenstein Films Ranked from Best to WorstBy Rick29 on Oct 12, 2020 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
Peter Cushing as Dr. Frankenstein.1. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) - The series' fourth film finds Victor Frankenstein performing a brain transplant to "cure" a fellow scientist's insanity. No, it's not an act of compassion; Victor's sole motive is to gain his colleague's research data to fu... Read full article
A LEGO Treat for Frankenstein FansBy Jennifer Garlen on Oct 8, 2020 From Virtual Virago
I'm always excited when my two obsessions - LEGO and classic movies - overlap, and when they do it's usually related to classic horror. This year LEGO has added something especially fun in time for Halloween, a new Brickheadz set for an official Universal Frankenstein! Fans are hoping that more lice... Read full article
FRANKENSTEIN: THE TRUE STORY On Blu-ray From Shout FactoryBy Dan Day, Jr. on Apr 5, 2020 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
In June of 2017, I wrote a blog post on the 1973 film FRANKENSTEIN: THE TRUE STORY, which was made by Universal Studios for American television. That post was inspired by Sam Irvin's encyclopedic article on the movie for issue #38 of LITTLE SHOPPE OF HORRORS magazine. FRANKENSTEIN: THE TRUE STORY i... Read full article
For The Love Of Crap – Dracula Vs Frankenstein (1971)By Michael on Oct 25, 2019 From Durnmoose Movie Musings
I would call Al Adamson’s 1971 movie Dracula vs Frankenstein a guilty pleasure, but the truth is, I really don’t feel that guilty about loving it. No, I’m not going to try to make the case that DvF belongs in the horror flick pantheon alongside such movies as Universal’s orig... Read full article
HORROR OF FRANKENSTEIN On Blu-ray From Shout FactoryBy Dan Day, Jr. on Aug 31, 2019 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
Shout Factory's series of Region A Hammer releases carries on with HORROR OF FRANKENSTEIN (1970). This movie is the product of one of Hammer's most quizzical production decisions. By 1970 the company had made five Frankenstein features starring Peter Cushing. The latest film in the series was the b... Read full article
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Victor Moritz: Henry - In the name of God!
Henry Frankenstein: Oh, in the name of God! Now I know what it feels like to be God!
Henry Frankenstein: [after screaming is heard] It's Elizabeth!
Henry Frankenstein: Dangerous? Poor old Waldman. Have you never wanted to do anything that was dangerous? Where should we be if no one tried to find out what lies beyond? Have your never wanted to look beyond the clouds and the stars, or to know what causes the trees to bud? And what changes the darkness into light? But if you talk like that, people call you crazy. Well, if I could discover just one of these things, what eternity is, for example, I wouldn't care if they did think I was crazy.
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John Carradine turned down the part of the Monster because he considered himself too highly trained to be reduced to playing monsters.
According to The People's Almanac, at one point the movie was to have included a line of dialogue giving the Monster the name, Adam. The Almanac indicates that an early print of this film may have indeed been released with just such a scene, but that it was cut when audiences began referring to the Monster by the name Frankenstein.
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