The Frankenstein thread

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by Purple Jim, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. doublenaught

    doublenaught Forum Resident

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    I was very excited to receive Gigantic Frankenstein for Christmas when I was a child. I was able to purchase all of the other Aurora monster models with my allowance because my parents were generous and gave me $1 on payday.

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  2. Purple Jim

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    I saw that back in the day and liked it but I watched it the other day and it looks 70s old fashioned now (made for TV). Still, the story was an interesting take on the book and like the Bernard Rose version of 2015, it has the creature starting life as a beautiful man, before his gradual degradation. I like Saranzin's portrayal as the creature as an intelligent being (like in the book - not done enough in the movies usually) and the way it finishes in the ice fields (like in the book again).
     
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  3. The Panda

    The Panda Forum Mutant

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    and Creature From the Black Lagoon
     
  4. stereoptic

    stereoptic Anaglyphic GORT Staff

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    I'll have to find the box for that one - Back from the post #145
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  5. Purple Jim

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  7. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    I love when she hisses at Frankie in the Bride Of Frank...
     
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  8. guy incognito

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  9. Just watched it on tonight's episode of Svengoolie.
     
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  10. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    my favorite Frankie!
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  11. Purple Jim

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  12. Purple Jim

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  13. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    there it is! LOL...
     
  14. Culpa

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    Here she is, painted by the recently-deceased Basil Gogos.

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  15. Culpa

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  16. Purple Jim

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    I used to have this edition.
     
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  17. Glenn Christense

    Glenn Christense Foremost Beatles expert... on my block

    I still have this issue and a couple of others like #2, which I was too young to get originally but I sent for through the FM back issues page.

    I probably had thirty issues plus two or three of their paperback "best of" books, but like many of us, I pitched out most of these when I got a little older, probably when the Beatles hit and my obsession switched from all things monster movie related to them.:D
     
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  18. Chazro

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    When I saw this I flashed on the legendary Verdine White, bassist for E,W,&F!;)
     
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  19. Manapua

    Manapua Forum Resident

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    FFS, over a year and 9 pages and not one mention of this cinematic classic?



    My brother took me to this when I was 5 or 6 and 10 minutes into the film I started crying and he had to take me home. I could point out all the absurdities but this video says it all:

    Dark Corners - Frankenstein's Daughter: Review
     
  20. SandAndGlass

    SandAndGlass Forum Resident

    Hope @Steve Hoffman see's this pic!
     
  21. Mike F

    Mike F Victim of Changes

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    I just want to chime in that her screams are for me the most affecting screams in all of cinema. Then the way the romantic music brings the possibility of happiness for the Creature, with shots of anticipation from Frankenstein and Pretorious, before the second scream shatters that idea is just the most amazing sequence. Magnificent!

     
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  22. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    my favorite back when I was a kid...had them all and built each one. such fun.
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  23. Chazro

    Chazro Forum Resident

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    Had 'em All! Plus the Creature, the Hunchback, and the Phantom!;)
     
  24. Purple Jim

    Purple Jim Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    Yes, and that final tear running down Karloff's face just before he pulls the lever. Great stuff.
     
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  25. Purple Jim

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    I missed this play directed by Danny Boyle when it was screened live across cinemas dammit. The lead actors (Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller) alternated between portraying Victor and the creature each night.
    I hope the video montage of it gets a TV screening or DVD-Blueray one day.
     

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