Your hosts Stephen N and Stephen E discuss Frankenstein: the 1818/1831 novel written by Mary Shelley, and films that have made The Monster a horror icon.

Special Guest: Jen Brinkman reading excerpts from the novel.

1910: Thomas Edison’s Frankenstein

  • Director: J. Searle Dawley
  • Doctor: Augustus Phillips
  • Monster: Charles Ogle

1931: Frankenstein

  • Director: James Whale
  • Doctor: Colin Clive
  • Monster: Boris Karloff

1935: The Bride of Frankenstein

  • Director: James Whale
  • Doctor: Colin Clive
  • Monster: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester

1957: The Curse of Frankenstein

  • Director: Terence Fisher
  • Doctor: Peter Cushing
  • Monster: Christopher Lee

1973: Frankenstein (TV Movie)

  • Director: Jack Smight
  • Doctor: Leonard Whiting
  • Monster: Michael Sarrazin

1974: Young Frankenstein

  • Director: Mel Brooks
  • Doctor: Gene Wilder
  • Monster: Peter Boyle

1994: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

  • Director: Kenneth Branagh
  • Doctor: Kenneth Branagh
  • Monster: Robert DeNiro

2004: Frankenstein (TV Mini-series)

  • Director: Kevin Connor
  • Doctor: Alec Newman
  • Monster: Luke Gross

2015: Victor Frankenstein

  • Director: Paul McGuigan
  • Doctor: James McAvoy
  • Monster: Spencer Wilding

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