Frankenstein (1931 movie)

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Frankenstein

Karloff as The Monster
Directed by James Whale
Produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr.
Written by Francis Edward Faragoh
Garrett Fort
Starring Colin Clive
Mae Clarke
John Boles
Boris Karloff
Music by Bernhard Kaun
Cinematography Arthur Edeson
Editing by Clarence Kolster
Maurice Pivar
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) November 21, 1931 (1931-11-21)
Running time 71 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $262,007[1]
Money made $12,000,000[2]

Frankenstein is a 1931 horror movie. It was directed by James Whale. It is based on the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. The movie stars Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, John Boles, and Boris Karloff. The movie was a great success with both audiences and critics. It was followed by multiple sequels, including The Bride of Frankenstein and The Son of Frankenstein.

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  1. Michael Brunas, John Brunas & Tom Weaver, Universal Horrors: The Studios Classic Films, 1931-46, McFarland, 1990 p24
  2. Box Office Information for Frankenstein. The Numbers. Retrieved April 13, 2012.

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