Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to create a human monster.
Adapted by John L. Balderston, from a play by Peggy Webling. Based on the story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
Special features: Disc 1: "Karloff: the gentle monster": a tribute to the film career of Boris Karloff; "Monster tracks": interesting interactive pop-up facts about the making of 'Frankenstein'; Feature commentary with Rudy Behlmer; Feature commentary with historian Sir Christopher Frayling ; Disc 2: "The 'Frankenstein' files": how Hollywood made a monster; "Frankenstein archives": original posters and photo galleries; "Universal horror": documentary, narrated by Kenneth Branagh; "Boo!": a short film
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono, dual-layer, NTSC
English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing