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Frankenstein Films: By Format

[Ancient Mysteries series]
© 1997
FMG on demand video ONLINE ACCESSSTREAMINGFrankenstein: the doctor who created life! Was the famed character conceived solely in the mind of novelist Mary Shelley, or was Dr. Frankenstein based in reality, as some argue? This episode of Ancient Mysteries explores Shelley's possible influences. Had she learned of the 18th-century German doctor who experimented on dead as well as live bodies, or was her inspiration the Britisher Andrew Crosse, who claimed to use electricity to create life?
[The Secret Life of Books series]
© 2014
FMB on demand video ONLINE ACCESSSTREAMING Seeking to better understand Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, author and anatomist Professor Alice Roberts returns to the original manuscript and traces the story of Mary's life. She finds someone concerned with the very act of creation itself, discovers clues of another writer's influence, sees a critique of the Romantic ideal of the solitary creative genius, and examines the influence of Mary's parents. Professor Roberts shows that the ideas informing Frankenstein make the novel much more than a simple horror story. Mary Shelley's account does deal in death, but ultimately it provokes us to ask questions about how we live.
Frankenstein and Vampyre: A Dark and Stormy Night2015,
© 2014
FMG on demand video ONLINE ACCESSSTREAMINGOn 16 June 1816, trapped inside a villa by insatiable thunderstorms erupting across Lake Geneva in Switzerland, Lord Byron challenged his party of young bohemians to a ghost story competition. That night, Byron's challenge gave birth to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, and Polidori's The Vampyre, the first great vampire novel. Combining drama and a stellar cast of popular writers, including Neil Gaiman and Margaret Atwood, this documentary explores of one of the most significant moments in gothic history and its lasting effect on modern literature.
Frankenstein's Monsters
[In Search of Science series]
© 2013FMG on demand video ONLINE ACCESSSTREAMINGProfessor Brian Cox guides viewers through 350 years of British science to reveal what science really is, who the people are who practice it, and how it is inextricably linked to the past, present, and future of each and every one of us. In Frankenstein's Monster Professor Cox grapples with science's darker side, asking why, when science has done so much for us, it often gets such a bad press. Starting with the original Frankenstein - the grisly 19th-century tale of George Foster's hanging and subsequent 'electrocution', Brian confronts the idea that science can go 'too far'. From the nuclear bomb to genetic modification, British science has always been at the cutting edge of discovery, but are British scientists incompetent meddlers, or misunderstood visionaries whose gifts to humanity are corrupted by the unscrupulous?
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein2015,
© 1999
PN 1997.5 A433 2015 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDThe mischievous brothers explore a popular theme park attraction, Frankenstein's Castle, that has been taken over by the real doctor and his beloved Monster.
© 1973
PN1997 .B5963 2003 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVD A man who lost all four limbs in Vietnam is convinced to serve as the subject of experiments in regenerating limbs. The result is the creation of a monster with a taste for blood.
The Bride of Frankenstein1999,
© 1935
PN 1997 .B7336 1999 DVD WEST MEDIADVDBaron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it.
The Bride of Frankenstein
[Frankenstein: The Legacy Collection]
© 1935
PN 1997 .F684 2004 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVEL & MUSIC VIDEODVDDr. Frankenstein agrees to help create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein2000,
© 1948
PN 1995.9 .C55 B835 2000 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDA comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula, and a mad scientist.
The Curse of Frankenstein2005,
© 1957
PN 1997 .A1 C877 2005 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDA young German nobleman has uncovered life's mystery and unleashed a chain of blood-curdling terrors that seem similar to the monstrous horrors of a generation earlier. Outraged, the local citizenry imprisons the nobleman and condemns him to death, hoping to blot his family's ignominious name.
The Evil of Frankenstein
[The Hammer Horror Series]
© 1964
PN 1997 .A1 H366 2005 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDOn the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events.
© 1990
PN 1995.9 .C55 F736 2012 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDA mad scientist schemes to bring his dead girlfriend back to life by using the body parts of New York City prostitutes.
[Frankenstein: The Legacy Collection]
© 1931
PN 1997 .F684 2004 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVEL & MUSIC VIDEODVDDr. Frankenstein creates a true monster from dead human parts, but it gets out of control and into trouble.
© 2004
PN 1997 .F6842 2005 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDA mad scientist attempts to create a race of genetic super-beings to replace humanity.
Edison's 1910 Frankenstein
[Movies' First Monsters Back to Back: Edison's 1910 Frankenstein; Murnau's 1922 Nosferatu]
© 1910
PN 1997 .M688 2003 DVD c.1-2 WEST MEDIADVD Frankenstein originally produced as a motion picture in 1910 by Edison Manufacturing Co.
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell2013,
© 1973
PN 1997 .F6843 2013 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDBaron Frankenstein is dead, right? That's precisely what he wants folks to think. He's had it up to here with a public that doesn't appreciate the trouble a mad scientist goes through to snatch good body parts. To carry on his work, he holes up in a place where the possibilities are utterly maddening: a home for the criminally insane. True to form, the Baron keeps his gruesome creation in stitches in this sixth and final frightfest in Hammer Films' Frankenstein cycle.
Frankenstein Created Woman/ Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires2004,
© 1967
PN 1997 .A1 F736 2004 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDFrankenstein created woman is the story of Baron Frankenstein who captures the soul of a recently executed man and instills it in a young woman, Christina. With the memories of the young man still intact, Christina starts to kill those who falsely accused the young man of murder.
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man/ House of Frankenstein2001,
© 1942
PN 1997 .F6873 2001 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDFrankenstein's monster and the Wolf Man collide in one of the great classic horror films of the 1940s.
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed2004,
© 1969
PN 1997 .F687 2004 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDFrankenstein pioneers research in brain transplants -- but the procedure is imperfect.
Frankenstein Unbound2013,
© 1990
PN 1997 .F6874 2013 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDJohn Buchanan is a scientist in New Los Angeles, 2031. When one of his experiments fractures the very core of time and space, he is thrust back in time to nineteenth century Geneva where he finds Dr. Victor Frankenstein desperately trying to cope with his own disastrous experiment. Impressed with Buchanan's advanced knowledge of electricity, Frankenstein enlists his help with his "creation"--Persuading Buchanan that the only way to stop "it" from killing is to create a mate. The outrageous endeavor could either save the scientists--or destroy them.
Frankenstein: The Legacy Collection2004,
© 1931, 1935, 1939, 1942, 1944
PN 1997 .F684 2004 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVEL & MUSIC VIDEODVDComprised of: Frankenstein (1931); Bride of Frankenstein (1935); Son of Frankenstein (1939); Ghost of Frankenstein (1942); House of Frankenstein (1944)
Frankenstein: The True Story2006,
© 1973
PN 1997 .F68425 2006 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDA doctor's medical experimentation revives the dead only to find that the results are temporary and his creation begins to decay.
© 2012
PN 1997.2 .F73 2013 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVD Young Victor conducts a science experiment that will bring his dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous consequences.
Ghost of Frankenstein
[Frankenstein: The Legacy Collection]
© 1942
PN 1997 .F684 2004 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVEL & MUSIC VIDEODVDYgor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help.
Gods and Monsters2003,© 1998PN 1997 .G568336 2003 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDIt's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship.
© 1986
PN 1997 .G6744 2002 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDIn 1816, a sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of horror and madness. Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, Shelley's fiancée Mary Godwin, her stepsister Claire Clairemont and Byron's friend John Polidori spend a hallucinogenic evening confronting their fears and share the terrifying fantasies that chase them through the castle that night.
House of Frankenstein
[Frankenstein: The Legacy Collection]
© 1944
PN 1997 .F684 2004 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVEL & MUSIC VIDEODVDDracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster exact revenge upon their many enemies.
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man/ House of Frankenstein2001,
© 1944
PN 1997 .F6873 2001 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDCount Dracula, the Frankenstein monster, and the Wolf Man are all revived by a deranged scientist.
I, Frankenstein© 2014PN 1997.2 .I26 2014 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDSet in a dystopic present where vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons rage in a battle for ultimate power, Victor Frankenstein's creation Adam finds himself caught in the middle as both sides race to discover the secret to his immortality.
Lady Frankenstein
[La figlia di Frankenstein]
© 1971
PN 1997 .F1378 2002 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDAfter her father, the Baron Frankenstein, is killed by one of his creations, Lady Tania creates a monster of her own to defeat it.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein2004,
© 1994
PN 1997 .M3773 2004 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDTells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during child birth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a creature which Frankenstein has put together from the remains of corpses. The creature turns into a monster when Dr. Frankenstein rejects him. Sticking close to the original novel, the film guides us through the story of Frankenstein's quest for knowledge, and his creature's search for his "father."
The Monster Squad2007,
© 1987
PN 1997 .M6635 2013 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVD Young kids form a "Monster Squad" to protect their suburban neighborhood from monsters.
The Revenge of Frankenstein2002,
© 1958
PN 1997 .R478 2002 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDRescued from the guillotine by his devoted dwarf, Baron Frankenstein moves to Carlsbruck, where he becomes known as Dr. Stein. Under the guise of charity work he continues his experiments, planning to transplant the dwarf's brain into his latest creation, a normal body sewn together from "donations" of the poor.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show2002,
© 1975
PN 1997 .R57549 2002 DVD WEST MEDIADVDA mixture of fantastical rock opera and horror movie spoof. A couple of ordinary kids have car trouble one dark and rainy night and knock on the door of a looming gothic mansion. They are stunned to learn that they have stumbled into an ongoing convention of kinky characters, hosted by Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist from the planet Transsexual.
Son of Frankenstein
[Frankenstein: The Legacy Collection]
© 1939
PN 1997 .F684 2004 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVEL & MUSIC VIDEODVDWolf Frankenstein, the doctor's son, returns with his wife to claim his inheritance.
Terror of Frankenstein2003,
© 1976
PN 1997 .T4186 2003 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDWhile still in medical school, Victor Frankenstein becomes obsessed with the idea of creating life. Despite the ridicule of his peers, he conducts private experiments in the rejuvenation of dead tissue. Using bodies stolen from the morgue, he assembles a human cadaver and revives it with the electrical charge of lightning. Seeking revenge on its maker, the tormented creature begins a brutal rampage of destruction and murder, which leads to a final confrontation between creator and created in the frozen arctic.
Victor Frankenstein2016,
© 2015
PN 1997.2 .V532 2016 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVELDVDTold from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man, and the legend, we know today.
Young Frankenstein1998,
© 1974
PN 1995.9 .C55 Y683 1998 DVD HAYDEN LOWER LEVEL & WEST MEDIADVD A satire of just about every Frankenstein movie ever made. Summoned by a will to a castle in Translyvania, young Dr. Frankenstein soon discovers his late grandfathers' manual explaining step-by-step how to bring a corpse to life.This monster, however, only wants to be loved.
Frankenstein© 1997CTVC-12 HAYDEN CHILD DRAMAVHSProfessor Elizabeth McNamer and Preston Blakeley are the hosts for this adaptation of Frankenstein. Professor McNamer provides background on Mary Shelley and the 19th-century romantic movement and comments on the story's key themes.
The Real Frankenstein1998,
© 1995
PR 5397 .F73 R43x 1998 VIDEO WEST STORAGEVHSFrom the actual Frankenstein castle in Germany, Sir David Frost guides viewers through a collection of interviews with celebrities, historians and scientists to uncover facts and theories about how Mary Shelley came to write her novel.

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