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The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster (2002)

Video | 45 min | Documentary, Horror

This is a documentary on the making of the masterpiece "Frankenstein" from 1931. Every aspect of the above movie is covered and detailed. From the initial involvement from director Robert Florey and Bela Lugosi to the eventual casting of ...See moreThis is a documentary on the making of the masterpiece "Frankenstein" from 1931. Every aspect of the above movie is covered and detailed. From the initial involvement from director Robert Florey and Bela Lugosi to the eventual casting of Boris Karloff, this is a thoroughly entertaining and insightful documentary. Written by alexanderdavies-99382 See less
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Nov 1, 2002 (Finland)

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David J. Skal
Himself - Host Himself - Host   See fewer
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Rudy Behlmer
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Sara Karloff
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Bob Madison
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Rick Baker
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Donald F. Glut
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Ivan Butler
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Bill Condon
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Richard Gordon
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Gregory W. Mank
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Dwight David Frye
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Paul M. Jensen
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Bud Abbott
Bud (archive footage) (uncredited) Bud (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lon Chaney Jr.
The Wolfman (archive footage) (uncredited) The Wolfman (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lon Chaney
Quasimodo / Erik, The Phantom (archive footage) (uncredited) Quasimodo / Erik, The Phantom (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mae Clarke
Elizabeth (archive footage) (uncredited) Elizabeth (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Colin Clive
Henry Frankenstein (archive footage) (uncredited) Henry Frankenstein (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lou Costello
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Peter Cushing
Dr. Frankenstein (archive footage) (uncredited) Dr. Frankenstein (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hamilton Deane
Himself / The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself / The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Florey
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Garrett Fort
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Gavin Gordon
Lord Byron (archive footage) (uncredited) Lord Byron (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marilyn Harris
Maria (archive footage) (uncredited) Maria (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boris Karloff
The Monster / Mad Scientist (archive footage) (uncredited) The Monster / Mad Scientist (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patric Knowles
Dokter (archive footage) (uncredited) Dokter (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Laemmle Jr.
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Carl Laemmle
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Elsa Lanchester
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley / The Monster's Mate (archive footage) (uncredited) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley / The Monster's Mate (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christopher Lee
The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited) The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bela Lugosi
Dracula / The Monster / Ygor / Dr. Mirakle (archive footage) (uncredited) Dracula / The Monster / Ygor / Dr. Mirakle (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ian McKellen
James Whale / The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited) James Whale / The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Ogle
The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited) The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack P. Pierce
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Basil Rathbone
Baron Wolf von Frankenstein (archive footage) (uncredited) Baron Wolf von Frankenstein (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Schreck
Nosferatu (archive footage) (uncredited) Nosferatu (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glenn Strange
The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited) The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Van Sloan
Dr. Waldman / Dr. Van Helsing (archive footage) (uncredited) Dr. Waldman / Dr. Van Helsing (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Conrad Veidt
Cesare (archive footage) (uncredited) Cesare (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Walton
Percy Shelley (archive footage) (uncredited) Percy Shelley (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Whale
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7 / 10 | 225 votes