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Building My Movie Posters Puzzle: The Bride of Frankenstein

In late June of last year I took advantage of some free days to visit my Mother in Virginia for her birthday. It was a fun long weekend that included meals out, a screening of Finding Dory, and an unexpected shared activity when I ran across a puzzle in the book store that was just too good to pass up. 1,705 more words

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