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The Bride of Frankenstein by Moebius Models

After the smash of 1931’s Frankenstein directed by James Whale, Universal were looking for a sequel. Initially unimaginatively titled The Return of Frankenstein, it took four years for Whale to be persuaded to direct the projected film. 311 more words

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

“Woman… Friend… Wife…”

Brevity was the word that kept crossing my mind as I watched Bride of Frankenstein for the first time. As with the original film, and so many other Universal classics, storytelling is stripped to the bare essentials. 502 more words


Movie review: Frankenstein (1931)

THE MOMENT the character of Doctor Waldman delivers the opening monologue as a word of warning about what the audience is about to see, a classic novel becomes an iconic film. 604 more words

Universal Horror

Halloween Special | Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Dir: James Whale
Starring: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Ernest Thesiger, Elsa Lancaster, Gavin Gordon, Douglas Walton, Una O’Connor, O.P Heggie… 542 more words


The Mad Movie Challenge .... Eyes Without a Face (1960)

On a yearly basis, October brings eerie films and the challenge presented to me this month is a fine addition to that theme. Kristina of Speakeasy has assigned to me this French film from Georges Fanju which one could classify as an artistic venture while I on the other hand assigned her something more akin to a campy (ad)venture by way of director Kinji Fukasaku. 780 more words


The Black Room (1935)

Prophecies and Boris Karloff intertwine as we celebrate actors playing dual roles thanks to the blogathon brought forth by Christina Wehner and Silver Screenings. 794 more words