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Frankenstein

Call Number

  • BLU-RAY SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY (CEN)

Edition

Blu-ray version ; The restored version.

Languages

In English or French, with optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, John Boles, Edward van Sloan, Dwight Frye, Frederick Kerr, Lionel Belmore.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2013]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (71 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

Not rated.

Summary

Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to bring a human monster to life. The mad scientist's dreams are shattered by his creation's violent rage as the monster awakens to a world in which he is unwelcome.

Notes

Based on the story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, adapted by John L. Balderston from a play by Peggy Webling.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.

Bonus features: The Frankenstein files: how Hollywood made a monster ; Karloff: the gentle monster ; Monster tracks ; Universal horror documentary ; Frankenstein archives ; Boo!: a short film ; feature commentary with film historian Rudy Behlmer ; feature commentary with historian Sir Christopher Frayling ; trailer gallery ; 100 years of Universal: restoring the classics.

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