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The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

 ~ The Bride of Frankenstein ~

“The Monster demands a mate!” 

Made in 1935, starring Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Ernest Thesiger, Dwight Frye. Directed by James Whale. 

Boltneck

Mr. Boltneck

Yes, he's horrible, but he's also lonely.

Yes, he’s horrible, but he’s also lonely.

He lives in a castle on a lonely mountaintop.

He lives in a castle on a lonely mountaintop.

Those two brilliant mad scientists put their mad brains together and decide the monster needs a mate.

Those two brilliant mad scientists, Dr. Pretorius and Dr. Victor Frankenstein, put their mad brains together and decide the monster needs a mate.

Dr. Pretorius and the monster confer in the crypt about a suitable candidate for the monster's mate.

Dr. Pretorius and the monster confer in the crypt about a suitable candidate.

The mad scientists at work.

Dr. Pretorius and Dr. Frankenstein at work.

Finally, after much work, the finished product. Only two mad scientists could make a woman look like that.

Finally, after much work, the finished product. Only two mad scientists could make a woman look like that.

I'm afraid she's going to be difficult.

I’m afraid she’s going to be difficult.

You can't help falling in love with her, though.

You can’t help falling in love with her, though.

Bride of Frankenstein original poster

 

 

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The Feminine Ideal

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~ The Feminine Ideal ~

The frizzy hair, hissing and screaming only add to her allure. 

Elsa Lanchester

Horror at First Sight

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Elsa Lanchester

Horror at First Sight ~ 

Wearing tons of makeup, the incomparable Elsa Lanchester in The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) registers horror at first sight of the man (monster) she is going to marry. The experience has given her hair a permanent frizz.