REVIEW: Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

The Bride of Frankenstein


TITLE: Bride of Frankenstein
YEAR RELEASED: 1935
DIRECTOR: James Whale
CAST: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Elsa Lanchester, Ernest Thesiger, Dwight Frye


ADAM SCOVELL reviews The Bride of Frankenstein, which he says “showcases all of Whale’s wonderfully subversive and quintessentially British qualities”


The Bride of Frankenstein PosterThere was a time when Universal held the monopoly on horror film.

The Universal cycle of monster films is possibly the most influential in all off horror and easily one of the most iconoclastic in the whole of cinema.

Author: The Spooky Isles

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  1. I would say Whales most ambitious creation, an outstanding collection of eccentric characters and comic set pieces. A joy to view and stands along side with 'The Empire Strikes Back' & 'The Godfather Part II' for if not surpassing it's predecessor becoming it's cinematic equal. Surely one of the best of the classic Universal Horror movies.

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