Frankenstein [videorecording] : the legacy collection / Universal Pictures.
|Call number:||DVD 791.4375 FRA|
|Publisher:||Universal City, CA : Universal, c2004.|
Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Frankenstein's monster (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Monsters -- Drama.
|Title:||Frankenstein [videorecording] : the legacy collection / Universal Pictures.|
|Physical description:||2 videodiscs (384 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Performer note:||Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Elsa Lanchester, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine.|
|Credits note:||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.|
|Contents note:||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.).|
|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.
In English with optional subtitles in Spanish and French and captions in English.
DVD; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby 2.0 mono.
|Summary note:||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.|
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Laemmle, Carl, 1908-1979.
Lee, Rowland V., 1891-1975.
Waggner, George, 1894-1984.
Malvern, Paul, 1902-1993.
Whale, James, -1957.
Kenton, Erle C., 1896-1980.
Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969.
Clive, Colin, 1900-1937.
Hobson, Valerie, 1917-1998.
Lanchester, Elsa, 1902-1986.
Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967.
Lugosi, Bela, 1882-1956.
Chaney, Lon, 1906-1973.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.
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