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The Mammoth Book Of Frankenstein-Edited by Stephen Jones

Twenty-four stories including the one that started it all, “Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus” by Mary Shelly published in 1818. The other stories are from 1937,39,69,77,78,79,87,94. Favorites: “The Creator” (1978) – R.Chetwynd-Hayes – A young man who has seen too … Continue reading

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House Of Frankenstein (1944)

For the sixth in the Universal series they pulled out all the stops. Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney.Jr., J.Carrol Naish, John Carradine, Anne Gwynne, Lionel Atwill, George Zucco. Elena Verdugo and Sig Ruman in this story featuring Dracula, The Wolf Man and … Continue reading

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Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man (1943)

Fifth in the Universal series finds Larry Talbot looking for help from Dr.Frankenstein. Bela Lugosi is the monster and Lon Chaney.Jr.reprises his role as the wolf man. Also in the cast Ilona Massey, Lionel Atwill, Dennis Hoey and Maria Ouspenskaya. … Continue reading

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The Ghost Of Frankenstein (1942)

Fourth in the Universal series. This time Lon Chaney, Jr. is the Monster. Ygor (Bela Lugosi) rescues the Monster and brings him to the original doctor’s son Ludwig played by Cedric Hardwicke. The people of the village of Frankenstein decide to blow … Continue reading

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Son Of Frankenstein (1939)

Third in the Frankenstein series. It follows 1935’s “Bride Of Frankenstein.” This one stars Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Lionel Atwill. It’s a lot of fun and has some great sets. Atwill and Lugosi walk away with it. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

Follow up to 1931’s “Frankenstein” starring Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester and Colin Clive. Boris is terrific in this one. Valerie Hobson plays Frankenstein’s bride Elizabeth. A lot of the music track was used in the Flash Gordon serials. Mary Shelly … Continue reading

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Frankenstein (1931)

The classic that started the Universal seven film Frankenstein series. This is the great one with Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae Clark and Dwight Frye. Dr.Frankenstein (Colin Clive) and his assistant Fritz (Dwight Frye) are robbing graves to get parts. All … Continue reading

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