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Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  27 December 1978 (Portugal)
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Agatha / Prima
Nicola Pagett ...
Elizabeth Fanschawe
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Sir Richard Fanshawe
Clarissa Kaye-Mason ...
Lady Fanschawe (as Clarissa Kaye)
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Francoise DuVal
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A more psychological telling of the Mary Shelley story has a different kind of monster...

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27 December 1978 (Portugal)  »

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A Verdadeira História de Frankenstein  »

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The last film of Michael Wilding. See more »

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When Victor is talking to Elizabeth outside the church at his brother's funeral, he is holding his right hand on her shoulder. The shot switches to Elizabeth's face, and his hand is still on her shoulder. In the next wide shot, Victor's hand is down by his side. The following closeup of Elizabeth shows Victor's hand back on her shoulder. See more »

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Elizabeth Fanschawe: [she and the Creature are face to face over Victor's unconscious body] What more do you want from him?
The Creature: Victor made me.
Elizabeth Fanschawe: God has forgiven him that sin. He has a child now.
The Creature: Child?
Elizabeth Fanschawe: What do you know of life, you thing of death?
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Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Arranged by Philip Martell
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Outstanding portrayal of the Frankenstein myth.
23 October 2003 | by (San Antonio, Texas) – See all my reviews

James Mason and Leonard Whiting did superb jobs in portraying their parts and this story of Frankenstein. Frankenstein has been around since long before I was a kid, but its always been a thriller to watch. This particular one put on a personal side and a new twist to it not previously seen. Although much of it is repetitious to other movies about Frankenstein, it is worth watching.


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