Meet Frankenstein

Author: Naima Green

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781404202689

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Presents the plot of the movie and novel "Frankenstein," including information about the making of the movie and its impact upon the movie industry.
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Werewolves in Film

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman, an American Werewolf in London, an American Werew

Author: Source Wikipedia

Publisher: Booksllc.Net

ISBN: 9781230822464

Category:

Page: 184

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 182. Chapters: Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman, An American Werewolf in London, An American Werewolf in Paris, Bad Moon, Big Fish, Blood & Chocolate (film), Blood of Dracula's Castle, Breaking Wind, Camping del Terrore, Cry of the Werewolf, Cursed (2005 film), Deadtime Stories (film), Dog Soldiers (film), Dr. Jekyll y el Hombre Lobo, Dr. Terror's House of Horrors, El Retorno del Hombre Lobo, El Retorno de Walpurgis, Face of the Screaming Werewolf, First Howl, Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, Full Moon High, Ginger Snaps (film), Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed, Ginger Snaps Back, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film), House of Dracula, House of Frankenstein (1944 film), House of Terror (film), House of the Wolf Man, Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf, Howling IV: The Original Nightmare, Howling V: The Rebirth, Howling VI: The Freaks, How to Make a Monster (1958 film), I Was a Teenage Werewolf, Ladyhawke, Las Noches del Hombre Lobo, La Bestia y la Espada Magica, La bete, La Maldicion de la Bestia, La Noche de Walpurgis, Legend of the Werewolf, Licantropo, Los Monstruos del Terror, Lycanthrope (film), Lycanthropus, Mad at the Moon, Mad Monster Party, Monster Dog, Monster Mash (1995 film), Moon of the Wolf, Never Cry Werewolf, Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge (anime), Project Metalbeast, Red: Werewolf Hunter, Red Riding Hood (2011 film), Renkin 3-ky Magical? Pok n, Romasanta, Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School, Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf, Scream of the Wolf, Silver Bullet (film), Skinwalkers (film), Teen Wolf, Teen Wolf Too, The Beast Must Die (film), The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (1973 film), The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010 film), The Castle of the Monsters, The Company of Wolves, The Curse of the Werewolf, The Feeding, The Fury of the Wolfman, The Howling...
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The Curse of Frankenstein

Author: Marcus K. Harmes

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0993071708

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 112

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Critics abhorred it, audiences loved it, and Hammer executives where thrilled with the box office returns: The Curse of Frankenstein was big business. The 1957 film is the first to bring together in a horror movie the ‘unholy two’, Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing, together with the Hammer company, and director Terence Fisher, combinations now legendary among horror fans. In his Devil's Advocate, Marcus Harmes goes back to where the Hammer horror production started, looking at the film from a variety of perspectives: as a loose literaryadaptation of Mary Shelley’s novel; as a film that had, for legal reasons, to avoid adapting from James Whale’s 1931 film for Universal Pictures; and as one which found immediate sources of inspiration in the Gainsborough bodice rippers of the 1940s and the poverty row horrors of the 1950s. Later Hammer horrors may have consolidated the reputation of the company and the stars, but these works had their starting point in the creative and commercial choices made by the team behind The Curse of Frankenstein. In the film sparks fly, new life is created and horrors unleashed but the film itself was a jolt to 1950s cinema going that has never been entirely surpassed.
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Introducing Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man

Author: Greg Roza

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781404208254

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Provides a summary of the movie "Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man," gives a brief history of the characters involved, and describes how the movie was created and the success of horror movies in Hollywood.
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Remaking the Frankenstein Myth on Film

Between Laughter and Horror

Author: Caroline Joan Picart

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791457702

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 260

View: 4614

Explores how filmmakers and screenwriters have used comedy and science fiction to extend the boundaries of the Frankenstein narrative.
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Frankenstein Films

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, Young Frankenstein, Frankenstein

Author: Source Wikipedia

Publisher: University-Press.org

ISBN: 9781230540122

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Page: 62

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (films not included). Pages: 60. Chapters: Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, Young Frankenstein, Frankenstein: The True Story, Van Helsing, The Ghost of Frankenstein, Frankenstein Conquers the World, The Monster Squad, The War of the Gargantuas, Mad Monster Party, Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, Waxwork, Andy Warhol's Frankenstein, The Curse of Frankenstein, House of Frankenstein, Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School, Son of Frankenstein, Transylvania 6-5000, House of Dracula, Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf, Frankenstein Unbound, Frankenstein Created Woman, The Revenge of Frankenstein, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed, Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell, Blackenstein, Frankenweenie, House of the Wolf Man, Lady Frankenstein, The Evil of Frankenstein, I Was a Teenage Frankenstein, The Bride, The Castle of the Monsters, Life Without Soul, Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster, Godzilla vs. Frankenstein, The Horror of Frankenstein, Los Monstruos del Terror, Dracula vs. Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein, Frank Enstein, House of Frankenstein 1997, Frankenstein 1970, Gothic, Monster Mash, Frankenstein's Daughter. Excerpt: Bride of Frankenstein (advertised as The Bride of Frankenstein) is a 1935 American horror film, the first sequel to Frankenstein (1931). Bride of Frankenstein was directed by James Whale and stars Boris Karloff as The Monster, Elsa Lanchester in the dual role of his mate and Mary Shelley, Colin Clive as Henry Frankenstein and Ernest Thesiger as Doctor Septimus Pretorius. The film follows on immediately from the events of the earlier film, and is rooted in a subplot of the original Mary Shelley novel, Frankenstein (1818). In the film, a chastened Henry Frankenstein abandons his plans to create life, only to be tempted and finally coerced by the Monster, encouraged by Henry's old...
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Meet the Wolf Man

Author: R. K. Renfield

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781404202740

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Presents the story of "The Wolf Man," examines how it was brought to life in 1941, and explores subsequent versions of the story throughout history.
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Frankenstein Oder Der Moderne Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781539531197

Category:

Page: N.A

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Grossdruck "Frankenstein" erzahlt die Geschichte des jungen Schweizers Viktor Frankenstein, der an der damals beruhmten Universitat Ingolstadt einen kunstlichen Menschen erschafft. Die Handlung wird durch eine Mischung aus Briefroman und klassischer Ich-Erzahlsituation vermittelt. Viktor Frankenstein erzahlt dem Leiter einer Forschungsexpedition, zugleich Eigner des Schiffes, das ihn in der Arktis rettet, seine Geschichte. Der Roman wird so zu einem Lehrstuck, gibt Frankenstein doch deutlich zu verstehen, dass seine Erzahlung auch eine Warnung an den Zuhorer und damit auch die Leser sein soll: Er warnt vor einer entgrenzten menschlichen Vernunft, die sich selbst zu Gott macht und sich anmasst, lebendige Materie zu schaffen. Die Figur des Viktor Frankenstein ahnelt damit sowohl dem 'literarischen' Faust als auch dem Prometheus aus der griechischen Mythologie. Weitere Klassiker unter: www.buch-klassiker.de"
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Frankenstein

Author: Robert Horton

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231850565

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 128

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James Whale's Frankenstein (1931) spawned a phenomenon that has been rooted in world culture for decades. This cinematic Prometheus has generated countless sequels, remakes, rip-offs, and parodies in every media, and this granddaddy of cult movies constantly renews its followers in each generation. Along with an in-depth critical reading of the original 1931 film, this book tracks Frankenstein the monster's heavy cultural tread from Mary Shelley's source novel to today's Internet chat rooms.
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The Werewolf Book

The Encyclopedia of Shape-Shifting Beings

Author: Brad Steiger

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 157859376X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 384

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When Darkness Reigns and the Full Moon Glows, Terror Emerges to Stalk the Unsuspecting… From lycanthropic creatures found on television and film such as Teen Wolf, Twilight, and True Blood to the earliest folklore of shape-shifting creatures, The Werewolf Book: The Encyclopedia of Shapeshifting Beings is an eye-opening, blood-pounding tour through the ages of monsters with the most amazing camouflage capabilities—they hide among us! Along the way, you’ll land at the doorstep of creatures like hirsute mass-murderer Albert Fish, and Fritz Haarman, who slaughtered and ate his victims—selling the leftovers as steaks and roasts in his butcher shop—as well as visits to mythical shamans, sirens, and skin walkers. Covering 140,000 years of legend, mythology, and fact, The Werewolf Book provides hair-raising evidence of strange and obsessional behavior through the centuries. Learn the basics of becoming a werewolf and the intricacies of slaying the beast. A true homage to werewolves and other full moon beasts, it includes topics such as … • Bear, tiger, coyote, and other shape-shifting people • Classic and modern werewolf movies • Gargoyles, totem poles, and Internet depictions • Serial killers and sadistic rulers • Sorcery, spells, and talismans • Television shows, songs, and computer games
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Meet Godzilla

Author: Robert Greenberger

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781404202696

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Describes the creation and making of the Japanese movie "Godzilla" and the subsequent movies and cartoons that followed.
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Bride of Frankenstein - 75th Anniversary Article W/Photos

Author: Scott Essman

Publisher: Scott Essman

ISBN: 055772001X

Category: Fiction

Page: 8

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As we look back on key cinematic moments from the 115-year-long life of motion pictures, there is no denying the impact of classic horror films on the movie landscape. Seventy-five years ago, a new type of monster burst onto the screen in an all-time classic movie, and though she appeared for only a few scant minutes at the very end of the film, she was instantly and forever stamped in viewer's minds as one of the leading horror icons in cinema history: The Bride of Frankenstein.
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Hollywood Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in

Author: John Howard Reid

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557720869

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 344

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A complete index to all the films reviewed in all 24 of the "Hollywood Classics" movie books, this massive final volume not only devotes 120 pages to the title index but also contains 212 pages of exhaustive details and comments on an additional 80 must-see films. This additional 80 includes such classics as "A Streetcar Named Desire", the 1937 "Prisoner of Zenda", the multi-award winning "All the King's Men", Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo", Henry King's "Tol'able David", Cecil B. DeMille's "The Ten Commandments", Byron Haskin's "The War of the Worlds", the Vivien Leigh and Robert Taylor "Waterloo Bridge", the Clark Gable and Jean Harlow "Red Dust", Ronald Colman's "If I Were King", the classic noir "Out of the Past", three versions of "Romeo and Juliet", and the delightful Claudette Colbert and James Stewart comedy, "It's a Wonderful World".
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The Horror Spoofs of Abbott and Costello

A Critical Assessment of the Comedy Team's Monster Films

Author: Jeffrey S. Miller

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786419227

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 251

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While Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are more famously known for their straight comedy routines, they did make a number of films in which horror played a crucial role. The first part of this critical reference examines the Abbott and Costello "Meet the Monsters" spoof films (Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and The Mummy). The second sections deals with Abbott and Costello's films with horror elements that do not follow this formula: Hold That Ghost, The Time of Their Lives and Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff. The plot of each film is examined in detail with special attention paid to the comedians' styles of comedy, the effect of the horror scenes, and the place of the film in the Abbott and Costello canon. The reactions of critics (then and now) and the influences the films have had on the horror and comedy genres and on pop culture are also discussed. A lengthy introduction provides background on the lives of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello and the development of Universal Studios as the premier horror factory.
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Lugosi

His Life in Films, on Stage, and in the Hearts of Horror Lovers

Author: Gary Don Rhodes

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786427655

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 430

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He was born Bela Ferenc Dezso Blasko on October 20, 1882, in Hungary. He joined Budapest's National Theater in 1913 and later appeared in several Hungarian films under the pseudonym Arisztid Olt. After World War I, he helped the Communist regime nationalize Hungary's film industry, but barely escaped arrest when the government was deposed, fleeing to the United States in 1920. As he became a star in American horror films in the 1930s and 1940s, publicists and fan magazines crafted outlandish stories to create a new history for Lugosi. The cinema's Dracula was transformed into one of Hollywood's most mysterious actors. This exhaustive account of Lugosi's work in film, radio, theater, vaudeville and television provides an extensive biographical look at the actor. The enormous merchandising industry built around him is also examined.
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Hollywood Classics Index, Books 1-16: A-Z

Author: John Reid

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1411692551

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 212

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This cumulative index to all the films detailed and reviewed in the "Hollywood Classics" series to date, features both original release and alternative titles, together with the year of production. This book is lavishly illustrated with black-and-white reproductions of original movie posters, many from the author's private collection.
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