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Title:
Frankenstein the legacy collection
Author:
Laemmle, Carl, 1908-1979.
Publication Information:
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2004]

©1931, ©1935, c1939, c1942, c1944
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (approximately 384 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein creates a true monster from dead human parts, but it gets out of control and into trouble. Bride of Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster. Son of Frankenstein: Wolf Frankenstein, the doctor's son, returns with his wife, to claim his inheritance. Ghost of Frankenstein: Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. House of Frankenstein: Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster extract revenge upon their many enemies.
General Note:
Title from container.

Disc 1. Frankenstein, originally released as a motion picture in 1931 ; Bride of Frankenstein, originally released as a motion picture in 1935 -- Disc 2. Side 1. Son of Frankenstein, originally released as a motion picture in 1939 ; Ghost of Frankenstein, originally released as a motion picture in 1942 -- Disc 2. Side 2. House of Frankenstein, originally released as a motion picture in 1944.

Based on the novel by Mary Shelley.

Special features: includes four additional 'Frankenstein' films; an original documentary on the making-of the 'Frankenstein' films; additional commentary from film historian Rudy Behlmer; "The Frankenstein files: how Hollywood made a monster": an original documentary by David J. Skal.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Contents:
Disc 1. Frankenstein / John L. Balderston, Francis Edward Faragoh -- Bride of Frankenstein / William Hurlbut, John L. Balderston -- Disc 2. Side 1. Son of Frankenstein / Willis Cooper -- Ghost of Frankenstein / Scott Darling, Eric Taylor -- Disc 2. Side 2. House of Frankenstein / Curt Siodmak, Edward T. Lowe.
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Subject Term:
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ISBN:
9780783288208
UPC:
025192446122
Format :
DVD

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Summary

Whale ushered in a new era of horror films, and Karloff was never quite able to shake his image as the frightening, yet often sympathetic monster of Dr. Frankentein.


Summary

Includes: Frankenstein (1931); Bride Of Frankenstein (1935); Son Of Frankenstein (1939); Ghost Of Frankenstein (1942); and House Of Frankenstein (1944). Also includes the original documentary The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made A Monster.