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Title:
Frankenstein [videorecording] : the legacy collection / Universal Pictures.
Call Number:
DVD 791.4375 FRA
Publication Date:
c2004.
Publisher:
Universal City, CA : Universal, c2004.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (384 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer:
Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Elsa Lanchester, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine.
Credits:
Directors of photography, Arthur Edeson, John J. Mescall, George Robinson, Elwood Bredell ; art directors, Charles D. Hall, Jack Otterson ; editors, Clarence Kolster, Ted Kent, Philip Cahn ; original music, Franz Schubert, Franz Waxman, Frank Skinner, Hans J. Salter ; costume designer, Vera West ; special photographic effects, John P. Fulton.

Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Elsa Lanchester, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine.
Notes:
Title from container.

Based on the novel by Mary Shelley.

Originally released as motion pictures: Frankenstein in 1931; Bride of Frankenstein in 1935; Son of Frankenstein in 1939; Ghost of Frankenstein in 1942; House of Frankenstein in 1944.

Special features: original documentary on the making of the 'Frankenstein' films; additional commentary from film historians Rudy Behlmer and Scott MacQueen; "The Frankenstein files: how Hollywood made a monster": an original documentary by David J. Skal; theatrical trailers.

DVD; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby 2.0 mono.

In English with optional subtitles in Spanish and French and captions in English.
Contents:
Frankenstein / produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; directed by James Whale ; screen play, Garrett Fort, Francis Edwards Faragoh (1 hr., 10 min.) -- Bride of Frankenstein / produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; directed by James Whale ; screenplay, William Hurlbut (1 hr., 15 min.) -- Son of Frankenstein / a Rowland V. Lee production ; directed by Rowland V. Lee ; original screen play, Willis Cooper (1 hr., 40 min.) -- Ghost of Frankenstein / produced by George Waggner ; directed by Erle C. Kenton ; screenplay, W. Scott Darling (1 hr., 8 min.) -- House of Frankenstein / produced by Paul Malvern ; directed by Erle C. Kenton ; screenplay by Edward T. Lowe (1 hr., 11 min.).
Summary:
Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein creates a true monster from dead human parts, but it gets out of control and into trouble. Bride of Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster. Son of Frankenstein: Wolf Frankenstein, the doctor's son, returns with his wife to claim his inheritance. Ghost of Frankenstein: Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. House of Frankenstein: Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster exact revenge upon their many enemies.
Horizon Bib Number:
993613
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