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1 November 2002 (Finland) See more »
Documentary about the making of 1935's "Bride of Frankenstein." | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Joe Dante ... Himself / Host
Christopher Bram ... Himself
Scott MacQueen ... Himself
Bob Madison ... Himself
Sara Karloff ... Herself

Clive Barker ... Himself
Paul M. Jensen ... Himself

Bill Condon ... Himself
Gregory W. Mank ... Himself

Rick Baker ... Himself
Dwight David Frye ... Himself (as Dwight D. Frye)

Directed by
David J. Skal 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David J. Skal  writer

Produced by
David J. Skal .... producer
Film Editing by
Keith Clark 
Makeup Department
Debbie San Filippo .... makeup artist
Production Management
Colleen A. Benn .... executive in charge of production
Marian Mansi .... production manager
Art Department
Henry Alvarez .... bust sculptor: "Bride of Frankenstein"
Fernando Favila .... bust sculptor: Bride of Frankenstein
Aaron Sims .... portrait: Frankenstein monster
Del Winans .... bust sculptor: Bride of Frankenstein
Sound Department
James Burns .... sound technician
Ron Garrard .... sound technician
Mark Gouldy .... sound
Ryan Kennedy .... sound
Pete Lucas .... sound
Mason Malone .... sound
David Martin .... sound
Mike Rodriguez .... audio sweetening
Visual Effects by
Rusty Colby .... motion control operator
Dan Perri .... main title design
Lucy Taylor .... digital artist
Randy Tede .... digital artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Jay Elkayam .... camera operator
Clay Harrison .... camera operator
Guy Jackson .... camera operator
David Martin .... camera operator
Steve Patterson .... camera operator
Other crew
Buddy Barnett .... source: archival photos
Steven Blewett .... representative: Universal Studios (as Steve Blewett)
Ronald V. Borst .... archival photos
Jim Chaparas .... representative: Universal Studios
John Edell .... representative: Universal Studios
Bette Einbinder .... representative: Universal Studios
Julian Hills .... representative: Universal Studios
Paul M. Jensen .... source: archival photos
Carla Laemmle .... archival photos
Scott MacQueen .... source: archival photos
Tony Malanowski .... source: archival photos
Gregory W. Mank .... source: archival photos
Jeff Sakson .... representative: Universal Studios
David J. Skal .... archival photos
Henry Alvarez .... special thanks
Rick Baker .... special thanks
Clive Barker .... special thanks
Rudy Behlmer .... special thanks
Kevin Brownlow .... special thanks
Diana L. Burgueno .... special thanks
Ned Comstock .... special thanks
Dick Costello .... special thanks
Joe Daley .... special thanks (as Joseph Daley)
Joe Dante .... special thanks
Anthony Davis .... special thanks
David Del Valle .... special thanks
Russell Frost .... special thanks
Dwight David Frye .... special thanks
Donald F. Glut .... special thanks
Jan-Christopher Horak .... special thanks
Rob Humphreys .... special thanks
Alana Ireland .... special thanks
Sam Irvin .... special thanks
Paul M. Jensen .... special thanks
Sara Karloff .... special thanks
Scott MacQueen .... special thanks
Bob Madison .... special thanks
Gregory W. Mank .... special thanks
Anne Miller .... special thanks
Michelle Montanez .... special thanks
John W. Morgan .... special thanks (as John Morgan)
Rick Morris .... special thanks
Jack Morrissey .... special thanks
Les Perkins .... special thanks
Alan Skinner .... special thanks
Patrick Stanbury .... special thanks
George E. Turner .... special thanks
Tom Weaver .... special thanks
Del Winans .... special thanks (as Delbert Winans)

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39 min
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Did You Know?

This documentary is featured on both the Universal Classic Monster Collection for Bride of Frankenstein (1935) and the Monster Legacy Collection DVD for Frankenstein (1931).See more »
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References Mad Love (1935)See more »


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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Great Documentary of a perfect film, 9 February 2002
Author: erwan_ticheler from Amsterdam, Holland

This documentary gives a great view about the best horror-film of all time. Each scene and character are being portrait and that shows things that you wouldn't think about when watching the movie, naturally because while watching it you're being captured by it.

Also the director and the cast are being portrait and they even show clips of other horror classics like "Frankenstein" and "The Invisible Man".

It is better to watch this documentary when you have already seen the movie so that you can really understand it. I saw it right after the movie because it was on the superb DVD collection box "The Classic Monster Collection.

Buy this collection if you like old horror movies, because besides "The Bride of Frankenstein" other films on this box are "Creature from the Black Lagoon", "Dracula(includes Spanish version!)", "Frankenstein", "The Invisible Man", "The Mummy", "Phantom of the Opera" and "The Wolf Man". All these films also have their own documentary's.

Alright, maybe one negative point on this documentary is Joe Dante, who hosts the documentary with no interest at all, but, in the end, WHO cares?

A must-see documentary of a must-see film!

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