The Bride of Frankenstein

Directed by: James Whale, USA, 1935

USA, 1935
Szenenphoto aus The Bride of Frankenstein, © Universal Pictures

Cast and Credits

Production Universal Pictures [(A James Whale Production)]
Distribution Universal Pictures
Producer Carl Laemmle jr.
Carl Laemmle [Presenter]
Director Carl Laemmle
Scenario John L. Balderston
William Hurlbut
Story Mary Shelley
Director of Photography John J. Mescall
Composer Franz Waxman
Editor Ted J. Kent
Art Director Charles D. Hall
Costume Design Charles D. Hall
Cast Boris Karloff [Frankenstein's Monster]
Colin Clive [Baron Henry Frankenstein]
Valerie Hobson [Elizabeth]
Valerie Hobson [Doktor Praetorius]
Elsa Lanchester [Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley / The Monster's Mate]
Gavin Gordon [Lord Byron]
Douglas Walton [Percy Bysshe Shelley]
Reginald Barlow [Hans]
E.E. Clive [Burgomaster]
E.E. Clive [Shepherdess (as Ann Darling)]
Dwight Frye [Karl]
Mary Gordon [Hans' Wife]
O.P. Heggie [Hermit]
Una O'Connor [Minnie]
Lucien Prival [Butler]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,Length: 75 minutes
Sound System: mono
First Screening: April 19, 1935 in USA

Reviews in German: Beispiel des "phantastischen" Films: eine bewegende Reflexion über Außenseiter, Norm und Umkehrung der Werte. Whale geht es nicht um Gruseleffekte, sondern um die Menschenliebe des vermeintlichen Monstrums, die an den Vorurteilen und am Rollendenken der Gesellschaft zerschellt.

General Information

The Bride of Frankenstein is a motion picture produced in the year 1935 as a USA production. The Film was directed by James Whale, with Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, , Elsa Lanchester, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file;

Bibliography Premier Plan, Frankenstein pg 25ff; Cinémathèque Suisse nr. 176, Lausanne 1999

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