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The Resource Frankenstein, Universal Pictures Corporation ; directed by James Whale

Frankenstein, Universal Pictures Corporation ; directed by James Whale

Label
Frankenstein
Title
Frankenstein
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures Corporation ; directed by James Whale
Contributor
Actor
Adapter
Cinematographer
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast
Related
Cataloging source
APL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Arthur Edeson ; editor, Clarence Kolster
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
In English or French with Spanish subtitles available ; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, John Boles, Edward van Sloan, Frederick Kerr, Dwight Frye, Lionel Belmore, Marilyn Harris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • -1957
  • 1887-1969
  • 1900-1937
  • 1882-1964
  • 1858-1933
  • 1899-1943
  • 1867-1953
  • 1924-1999
  • 1889-1954
  • 1891-1970
  • 1797-1851
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Whale, James
  • Karloff, Boris
  • Clive, Colin
  • Clarke, Mae
  • Boles, John
  • Van Sloan, Ed.
  • Kerr, Frederick
  • Frye, Dwight
  • Belmore, Lionel
  • Harris, Marilyn
  • Balderston, John L.
  • Webling, Peggy
  • Edeson, Arthur
  • Kolster, Clarence
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Universal Pictures Corporation
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
71
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frankenstein, Victor
  • Scientists
  • Monsters
  • Monster films
  • Horror films
  • Film adaptations
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Frankenstein, Universal Pictures Corporation ; directed by James Whale
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1931
  • Adapted by John L. Balderston from a play by Peggy Webling based on the story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Special features include : The Frankenstein files: how Hollywood made a monster ; Karloff, the gentle monster ; Monster tracks ; Universal horror ; Frankenstein archives ; Boo! a short film ; feature commentary with film historian Rudy Behlmer ; Feature commentary with historian Sir Christopher Frayling ;100 years of Universal: restoring the classics ; trailer gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (71 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192247781
  • 025192189784
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 2022930
  • 2028758
  • 488699
  • 61126751
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)818882370
  • (OCoLC)ocn818882370
  • 842826
System details
  • Blu-ray, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; DTS-HD mono. Requires Blu-ray player
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Frankenstein, Universal Pictures Corporation ; directed by James Whale
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1931
  • Adapted by John L. Balderston from a play by Peggy Webling based on the story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Special features include : The Frankenstein files: how Hollywood made a monster ; Karloff, the gentle monster ; Monster tracks ; Universal horror ; Frankenstein archives ; Boo! a short film ; feature commentary with film historian Rudy Behlmer ; Feature commentary with historian Sir Christopher Frayling ;100 years of Universal: restoring the classics ; trailer gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (71 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192247781
  • 025192189784
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 2022930
  • 2028758
  • 488699
  • 61126751
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)818882370
  • (OCoLC)ocn818882370
  • 842826
System details
  • Blu-ray, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; DTS-HD mono. Requires Blu-ray player
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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