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Frankenstein [videorecording] : [the man who made a monster] / Universal Pictures Corporation ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; screenplay, Garrett Fort, Francis Edwards Faragoh ; directed by James Whale
Alternate (uniform) Title Frankenstein (Motion picture)
Alternate Title Boo! [videorecording]
Frankenstein files [videorecording]
Restored version
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Video, c1999
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PR5397 .F711 1999    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) -- Drama
Scientists -- Drama
Monsters -- Drama
Frankenstein films
Horror films
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Subject Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 -- Film adaptations
Subject(s) English fiction -- 19th century -- Film adaptations
Physical Description 1 videodisc (71 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD; 2.0 mono
Language In English with or without French subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
Cast Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, John Boles, Edward van Sloan, Frederick Kerr, Dwight Frye, Lionel Belmore, Marilyn Harris
Credits Cinematographer, Arthur Edeson; editor, Clarence Kolster
Note Adapted by John L. Balderston from a play by Peggy Webling based on the story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Originally produced as motion picture in 1931
Special features include feature commentary with Rudy Behlmer, production notes, cast and filmmaker's bios, film highlights, theatrical trailers, web links, original documentary on the making of the Frankenstein films, entitled "Boo!" and "The Frankenstein files", a documentary by David J. Skal
Summary Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast
Series Classic monster collection
Alternate Author Fort, Garrett
Faragoh, Francis Edwards
Whale, James, d. 1957
Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969
Clive, Colin, 1900-1937
Clarke, Mae
Boles, John
Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd), 1889-1954
Webling, Peggy
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein
Universal Pictures Corporation
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)

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