|release date||April 22 1935|
|writer||William Hurlbut, John Balderston|
|starring||Colin Clive, Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Ernest Thesiger, Una O'Connor|
SynopsisMary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate.
The Bride of Frankenstein begins like Army of Darkness: with a slightly incorrect recollection of past events, dismissing how the previous film ended. Elsa Lanchester, who plays Frankenstein author Mary Shelley, insists that what happened in the first film is only half of the story. This sequel works because it really does feel like there’s more to be told. There’s a lot more crammed into the sequel and in about the same amount of time, which makes for a quicker pace and a great music score that’s adjusted appropriately. …Read More