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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Character)
from The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

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The Bride of Frankenstein -- Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate.

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Alternate Names:
Mary / Mary Shelley / Mary Wollstonecraft / Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin / Young Mary Shelley


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  1. Lives and Deaths of the Poets (2011) Played by Ashley Edmiston (as Mary Shelley)
  2. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Helen Mirren/Foo Fighters (2011) TV episode, Played by Helen Mirren (as Mary Shelley)
        - Steve Forbes/Rage Against the Machine (1996) TV episode, Played by Nancy Carell (as Mary)
        - Tom Arnold/Tupac Shakur (1996) TV episode, Played by Molly Shannon (as Mary)
        - David Alan Grier/Silverchair (1995) TV episode, Played by Nancy Carell (as Mary)
        - John Madden/Jennifer Holliday (1982) TV episode, Played by Mary Gross (as Mary)

  3. Me So Lonely (2009) Played by Georgina Retelas (as Mary Shelley)
  4. Hack! (2007) Played by Juliet Landau (as Mary Shelley)
  5. "Time Warp Trio"
        - Nightmare on Joe's Street (2006) TV episode, Played by Vickie Papavs (as Mary Shelley)
  6. "The Romantics" (2006) TV series Played by Cara Horgan (as Mary Shelley)
  7. Mary Shelley (2004) (TV) Played by Sarah Allen (as Mary Shelley)
  8. Frankenstein: Birth of a Monster (2003) (TV) Played by Lucy Davenport (as Mary Shelley) / Raphaella Pester (as Young Mary Shelley) / Harriet Walter (as Mary Wollstonecraft)
  9. "The Mark Steel Lectures"
        - Mary Shelley (????) TV episode, Played by Emma Kennedy (as Mary Shelley)
  10. Byron (2003) (TV) Played by Sally Hawkins (as Mary Shelley)
  11. "Mentors"
        - Transition (2002) TV episode, Played by Emily Perkins (as Mary Shelley)

  12. Conceiving Ada (1997) Played by Esther Mulligan (as Mary Shelley)
    ... aka "Clone of Ada" - Japan (English title)
  13. "Highlander"
        - The Modern Prometheus (1997) TV episode, Played by Tracy Keating (as Mary Shelley)
  14. "Science Fiction"
        - The Story of Frankenstein (1992) TV episode, Played by Rose Keegan (as Mary Shelley)
  15. Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990) Played by Bridget Fonda (as Mary)

  16. Rowing with the Wind (1988) Played by Lizzy McInnerny (as Mary Shelley)
    ... aka "Remando al viento" - Spain (original title)
  17. Haunted Summer (1988) Played by Alice Krige (as Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin)
  18. Gothic (1986) Played by Natasha Richardson (as Mary Shelley)

  19. Byron libérateur de la Grèce ou Le jardin des héros (1973) (TV) Played by Anne Delbée (as Mary Shelley)
  20. Shelley (1972) (TV) Played by Jenny Agutter (as Mary Shelley)
  21. "Biography"
        - Byron (1970) TV episode, Played by Margaret Ford (as Mary Shelley)

  22. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) Played by Elsa Lanchester
    ... aka "Bride of Frankenstein" - USA (original title)
  1. Armored Core 4 (2006) (VG) Played by Karen Strassman (as Mary Shelley)
Archive Footage:
  1. "A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss"
        - Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood (2010) TV episode, Played by Elsa Lanchester
  2. "Silenci?"
        - Episode #5.6 (2005) TV episode, Played by Elsa Lanchester
  3. Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook (1991) Played by Elsa Lanchester (as Mary Shelley)

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From Rowing with the Wind (1988)
Lord Byron: The rivers, lakes and ocean. The tides were in their grave. The moon their mistress, had expired before. The winds were withered in the stagnant air... why are you limping Polidori?
John Polidori: I have twisted my ankle, my Lord.
Lord Byron: Well, congratulations. At last you've managed to be like me. Although, in precisely the way I would least liker to be like Lord Byron. Vanity leads men to imitate other men, and poetry to imitate itself. Do you know what the finest poem would be? It would be the poem that gave life to matter, by force of imagination alone.
Mary Shelley: It would be horrible!
Percy Bysshe Shelley: Do you know that the best our scientists can do, is to make a dead worm wriggle in a glass jar.
Claire Clairmont: And what does our doctor think about all this?
John Polidori: That the imagination only creates things that are dead, although they may sometimes be beautiful. And that science only discovers new ways of killing.
Claire Clairmont: Good heavens, my Lord! Where did you find your bedside doctor?
Lord Byron: Queen of England recommended him to me.
John Polidori: My dramatic works had a certain curative effect on her, but my medical prescriptions made her vomit.
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