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75th anniversary ed. ; full screen version.


English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; Enlgish subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, John Boles, Edward Van Sloan, Dwight Frye.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, [2006]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (ca. 71 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to create a human monster.


Title from container.

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.

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