Finally, in the 1930's, the time was right and Universal began releasing the films that are now known as their classic "monster" movies. 1931 saw the release of Tod Browning's version of Dracula and James Whale's version of Frankenstein.
MIT Open Courseware offers an introduction to fiction course that uses examples from classic works such as Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to teach the characteristics of good fiction writing.
Karloff went on to reprise his role as the monster (never mind that the movie ends with the monster's death) in Bride of Frankenstein, Son of Frankenstein, and House of Frankenstein, and was the Mummy in The Mummy.
Frank'n Styne is a hilarious take on the Frankenstein story as the great grandson of the original comes to Castle Styne as heir to the mysteries of his predecessors, but it's the score that really steals the show!
It's hard to picture Jimi Hendrix without the white Stratocaster he played at Woodstock, or Angus Young without his red Gibson SG, or Eddie Van Halen without his red-and-white striped Frankenstein guitar.
Set in a time when anyone can become a 'scientist' by reading ancient tomes and solitary study, it tells the story of one Dr. Victor Frankenstein, who yearns to discover the secret of 'life'.
Use a hot plate to display bubbling green liquid (a little food coloring in water works wonders) and top it all off with some spider webs and a standup Frankenstein.
It's hard to imagine how the story would have had to change to account for such a different type; one feature of the Frankenstein monster myth is his hulking size.
The other four trunks displayed like goods—a moth-eaten gorilla suit, two bloody collections of dresses, and an outfit Dean supposed Frankenstein wore when he went out for a little nightlife.
Besides the original meeting of the bishop and Ahasuerus in 1542 and others referred back to 1 575 in Spain and 1599 at Vienna, the Wandering Jew was stated to have appeared at Prague (1602), at Lubeck (1603), in Bavaria 1604), at Ypres (1623), Brussels (1640), Leipzig (1642), Paris (1644, by the " Turkish Spy "),"), Stamford (1658),(1658), Astrakhan (1672),(1672), and Frankenstein (1678).