Its alive! In James Whales timeless adaptation of Mary Shelleys masterpiece novel, Boris Karloff stars as the screens most tragic and memorable horror giant, when Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by piecing together salvaged body parts to create a human monster.
"The most influential horror film ever made, this stark and stylish work has a weird fairytale beauty." - Village Voice
"Maximum of stimulating shock is there, but the thing is handled with subtle change of pace and shift of tempo that keeps attention absorbed to a high voltage climax." - Variety
"One of the most deservedly famous and chilling horror films of all time." - Chicago Reader
"The film is unique in Whale's work in that the horror is played absolutely straight, and it has a weird fairytale beauty not matched until Cocteau made La Belle et la Bête." - Time Out
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