The Wide World of Mystery: Season 1, Episode 2

Frankenstein: Part 1 (16 Jan. 1973)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Horror | Mystery
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A scientist obsessed with creating life steals body parts to put together his "creation."

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Monster
Heidi Vaughn ...
Agatha DeLacey
Philip Bourneuf ...
Robert Gentry ...
Jon Lormer ...
Charles DeLacey
William Hansen ...
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Otto Roget
George Morgan ...
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William Frankenstein
Rosella Olsen ...
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Edgar Daniels ...
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Edgar Justice ...
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A scientist obsessed with creating life steals body parts to put together his "creation."

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Frankenstein - TV (1973) **1/2
30 March 2010 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Dan Curtis production originally made for television, one of the many renderings of the classic Mary Shelley tale. It's shot on videotape and was originally aired as a two-part episode of a show called "Wide World Mystery". It's quite underwhelming at first, at least until the appearance of the monster (interestingly played by Bo Svenson). From then on, Svenson's humanistic approach as a tortured and sympathetic creature makes for a decent take on the original story. His is one of the finest monsters in any Frankenstein production. Robert Foxworth doesn't fare as well as Dr. Victor Frankenstein; he's over the top and rather theatrical. **1/2 out of ****


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