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The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster (2002)

This is a documentary on the making of the masterpiece "Frankenstein" from 1931. Every aspect of the above movie is covered and detailed. From the initial involvement from director Robert ... See full summary »

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This is a documentary on the making of the masterpiece "Frankenstein" from 1931. Every aspect of the above movie is covered and detailed. From the initial involvement from director Robert Florey and Bela Lugosi to the eventual casting of Boris Karloff, this is a thoroughly entertaining and insightful documentary. Written by alexanderdavies-99382

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This documentary is on both the Universal Classic Monster Collection & Monster Legacy Collection DVDs for Frankenstein (1931). See more »

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Frankenmentary
24 January 2003 | by (Pee Dee, SC) – See all my reviews

Included with Universal's excellent Frankenstein DVD. Film historian David J. Skal hosts this documentary about the 1931 classic. Filmmakers, film historians, and writers discuss the novel and its many dramatic and film incarnations (at least Universal's long series). Discussions include the influence of German impressionist filmmakers on Hollywood horror movies, make-up, and the actors. Sara Karloff, daughter of the actor, is one of the many interviewees.


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