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Frankenstein

Author: Boris KarloffColin CliveMae ClarkeCarl Laemmle, Jr.James WhaleAll authors
Publisher: [Universal City, Calif.] : MCA Home Video [distributor], ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory. His dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Horror films
Monster films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Boris Karloff; Colin Clive; Mae Clarke; Carl Laemmle, Jr.; James Whale; Francis Edwards Faragoh; Garrett Fort; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
OCLC Number: 10285171
Notes: VHS-Standard play.
This restored version contains footage not seen since censors cut the film for its original release.
"Based on the story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Adapted by John L. Balderston from a play by Peggy Webling."
A videocassette release of the 1931 motion picture.
55004.
Credits: Film editor, Clarence Kolster.
Cast: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae Clarke.
Description: 1 videocassette (1 hr., 11 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: "The greatest horror film of all time! Dr. Frankenstein (Colin Clive) dares to tamper with life and death by crreating a human monster (Boris Karloff) in his laboratory; but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast! Director James Whale's adaptation of the Mary Shelley novel mixes gothic decay and chilling lyricism; and Karloff, in the role he would be identified with for the rest of his life, offers a compasionate portrayal of the monster's groping for identity."
Responsibility: produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; screen play, Garrett Fort, Francis Edwards Faragoh ; directed by James Whale.

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Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory. His dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast.

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