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Frankenstein [videorecording] : the legacy collection / Universal Pictures ; producers, Carl Laemmle, Jr. (Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein), Rowland V. Lee (Son of Frankenstein, George Waggner (Ghost of Frankenstein), Paul Malvern (House of Frankenstein) ; directors, James Whale (Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein), Rowland V. Lee (Son of Frankenstein), Erle C. Kenton (Ghost of Frankenstein, House of Frankenstein).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 1188-1189 Disc 1 37684000927630 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
Library Reserve Desk DVD 1188-1189 Disc 2 37684000927473 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783288204
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 384 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2004], c1931, c1935, c1939, c1942, c1944.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LENG-319 (Gardner) and LENG-111 (Large).
Title from container.
Frankenstein, originally released as a motion picture in 1931; Bride of Frankenstein, originally released as a motion picture in 1935; Son of Frankenstein, originally released as a motion picture in 1939; Ghost of Frankenstein, originally released as a motion picture in 1942; House of Frankenstein, originally released as a motion picture in 1944.
Based on the novel by Mary Shelley.
Special features: includes four additional 'Frankenstein' films; an original documentary on the making-of the 'Frankenstein' films; additional commentary from film historian Rudy Behlmer; "The Frankenstein files: how Hollywood made a monster": an original documentary by David J. Skal.
Formatted Contents Note:
Frankenstein / John L. Balderston, Francis Edward Faragoh -- Bride of Frankenstein / William Hurlbut, John L. Balderston -- Son of Frankenstein / Willis Cooper -- Ghost of Frankenstein / Scott Darling, Eric Taylor -- House of Frankenstein / Curt Siodmak, Edward T. Lowe.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directors of photography, Arthur Edeson, John J. Mescall, George Robinson, Elwood Bredell ; art directors, Charles D. Hall, Jack Otterson ; editors, Clarence Kolster, Ted Kent, Philip Cahn ; original music, Franz Schubert, Franz Waxman, Frank Skinner, Hans J. Salter ; costume designer, Vera West ; special photographic effects, John P. Fulton.
Participant or Performer Note:
Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr. John Carradine.
Summary, etc.:
Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein creates a true monster from dead human parts, but it gets out of control and into trouble. Bride of Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster. Son of Frankenstein: Wolf Frankenstein, the doctor's son, returns with his wife, to claim his inheritance. Ghost of Frankenstein: Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. House of Frankenstein: Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster extract revenge upon their many enemies.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Subject: Frankenstein (Fictitious character) > Drama
Monsters > Drama.

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