These Two Frankenstein Movies Are Likely Lost Forever — Here’s Why

As the inventor of the science-fiction novel and a certifiable bisexual icon, Mary Shelley’s unmeasurable influence on the horror genre as we know it continues even today.

Published in 1818, the story of “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus” has been told and re-told countless times ensuring Frankenstein’s bolt-necked walking patchwork corpse creation would be one of the most iconic and recognizable faces in horror history.But that bolt neck appearance we all know and love? That’s a style choice from Universal Pictures’ “Frankenstein” from 1931.

James Whale’s film starring Boris Karloff as The Monster became the blueprint for how we portray or subvert…The post These two Frankenstein movies are likely lost forever — Here’s why appeared first on /Film.

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