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Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale's Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from the mad experiments. Yet when his wife is kidnapped by his creation, Frankenstein agrees to help him create a new monster, this time a woman.

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Directed by

James Whale

Written by

William Hurlbut (Screenplay)
Mary Shelley (Novel)
John L. Balderston (Adaptation)

Runtime

75 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The monster demands a mate.

Cast

Keywords

monster mad scientist cemetery frankenstein hermit classic horror lightning mill comedic relief

Photos

Lists

#320 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#204 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#34 on The 100 best horror films TimeOut

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Sound, Recording