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Frankenstein

(DVD - 2006 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Frankenstein


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Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to create a human monster.
Title: Frankenstein
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, CA :, Universal Pictures,, [2006]
Edition: 75th anniversary ed
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 71 min.) :,sd., b&w ;,4 3/4 in
Notes: 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
Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
Adapted by John L. Balderston, from a play by Peggy Webling. Based on the story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Summary: Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to create a human monster.
Audience: Not rated
Additional Contributors: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft - Frankenstein - 1797-1851�,
Webling, Peggy
Balderston, John L. - 1889-1954�. - (John Lloyd), ),
Van Sloan, Ed - 1882-1964�. - (Edward), ),
Boles, John
Clarke, Mae
Clive, Colin - 1900-1937�,
Karloff, Boris - 1887-1969�,
Whale, James - d. 1957�,
Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN: 9781417021444
1417021446
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Report This Mar 28, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Sound and Very well done old school sci-fi movie. I would recommend this movie for all to see. Well worth the price of admission to any theater. No falling asleep on this one!!!!!

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  • SpaceAngel rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

"Fee-Fye-Foe-Fum!"_____ Even if you happen to be one of the world's most rabid/jaded horror-movie freaks, I'd confidently say that (for a mad scientist/monster picture) Frankenstein (which is now 80+ years old) is still a film that's quite capable of giving you chills & thrills that not even modern-day horror can satisfactorily deliver._____ Featuring some truly impressive sets, superb cinematography and solid direction by James Whale, Frankenstein (which just drips with dark & gloomy atmosphere) is, undoubtedly, an undisputed classic gem of Gothic horror._____ Believe me, when the viewer gets their first look at the re-animated Frankenstein monster, this has got to be one of the most awesome moments ever captured on screen in horror-movie history._____ Loosely adapted for the screen from the novel of the same name...... Now, I don't mean to sound sexist here - But, it truly amazes me that such a story as this was penned, not by a man, but by a woman. Only 21 at the time, like, what could've possibly been going on in young Mary Shelley's head (back in the year 1818) to have prompted this girl to write such a macabre story as this?_____ With a running time of only 70 minutes, I sure got a kick out of this film's priceless "Word of Warning" opening sequence.

Report This Dec 11, 2013
  • 22950006357453 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

basil rathbone has never been better! a man of science going round the bend after going to the land of horror.

Report This May 31, 2009
  • RonNasty64 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This special features do an excellent job of putting this film into perspective. This isn't just a monster movie.

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  • Wuzo rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Report This Mar 28, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

"In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act."- George Orwell

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  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The word will have a generation of idiots” ― Albert Einstein

Report This Mar 21, 2014
  • SpaceAngel rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

"It's alive!!"

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  • SpaceAngel rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

"Now I know what it feels like to be God!"

Report This Mar 21, 2014
  • SpaceAngel rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

"We must find another brain!"

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