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The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Dr. Frankenstein and his monster both turn out to be alive, not killed as previously believed. Dr. Frankenstein wants to get out of the evil experiment business, but when a mad scientist, Dr. Pretorius, kidnaps his wife, Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help him create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster.

    - Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>
  • In this sequel to Frankenstein (1931) both Henry Frankenstein and his monster have survived. The monster, thought to be dead by the local villagers, is found out when he attempts to save a young girl from drowning. He's taken into custody but escapes into the woods where he meets a blind man who enchants him with his violin. Dr. Frankenstein meanwhile is forced to work with the mad Dr. Pretorius who has also been experimenting with the creation of life. When the monster eventually returns home Frankenstein and Pretorius create a woman to be his friend. It leads to disaster when she rejects him.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • Mary Shelley, author of "Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus," reveals to Percy Shelley and Lord Byron that Henry Frankenstein and his Monster did not die. Both lived, and went on to even stranger misadventures than before. As the new story begins, Henry wants nothing more than to settle into a peaceful life with his new bride. But his old professor, the sinister Dr. Pretorius, now disgraced, appears unexpectedly. Eventually, he and the Monster blackmail him into continuing his work. The Monster wants his creator to build him a friend; and Pretorius wants to see dead tissue become a living woman. Henry is forced to give his creature a bride.

    - Written by J. Spurlin

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Mary Shelley ( ), author of Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus , reveals to...

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