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Frankenstein

Author: James WhaleCarl LaemmleGarrett FortFrancis Edwards FaragohArthur EdesonAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Video, [1999]
Series: Classic monster collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Restored versionView all editions and formats
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Frankenstein is the greatest horror film of all time. 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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Monster films
Horror films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Drama
Film and video adaptations
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Whale; Carl Laemmle; Garrett Fort; Francis Edwards Faragoh; Arthur Edeson; Clarence Kolster; Charles Hall; Boris Karloff; Colin Clive; Mae Clarke; John Boles; Ed Van Sloan; Frederick Kerr; Dwight Frye; Lionel Belmore; Marilyn Harris; John L Balderston; Peggy Webling; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Universal Pictures (Firm); Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783227469 9780783227467 0783242379 9780783242378
OCLC Number: 42206540
Language Note: In English with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as motion picture in 1931.
Special features include production notes, cast and filmmaker's bios, film highlights, theatrical trailers, web links ; original documentary on the making of the Frankenstein films, entitled "Boo!" ; "The Frankenstein files", a documentary by David J. Skal.
Credits: Screenplay, Garrett Fort, Francis Edwards Faragoh ; adapted by John L. Balderston from a play by Peggy Webling ; based on the story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ; film editor, Clarence Kolster ; cinematographer, Arthur Edeson.
Cast: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, John Boles, Edward Van Sloan, Frederick Kerr, Dwight Frye, Lionel Belmore, Marilyn Harris.
Awards: National Film Registry selection.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (71 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD (with chapter stops); NTSC, region 1; Full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; dual layer; restored.
Series Title: Classic monster collection.
Other Titles: Boo!
Frankenstein files.
Frankenstein (Motion picture)
Frankenstein :
Responsibility: Universal Pictures Corporation ; directed by James Whale ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr.

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Frankenstein is the greatest horror film of all time. 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.

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