skip navigation
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) The Abnormal Brain

title details and video sharing options

  1. now playing

    Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) The Abnormal Brain

    The original and often spoofed, professor Waldman (Edward Van Sloan) lecturing on brains, and the mad doctor's jumpy assistant Fritz (Dwight Frye) making his fateful mistake, in Universal's Frankenstein, 1931.

    View the TCMDb entry for Frankenstein (1931)


  2. share video

Copy the text below to embed this video on your webpage:

close
This Month
To Be Or Not To Be (1942) -- (Movie Clip) August 1939
Director Ernst Lubitsch's famous opening, Tom Dugan as the...
Play | SHOP

To Be Or Not To Be (1942) -- (Movie... Director Ernst... MORE > $29.95 Regularly $29.95 Buy Now

Jazz Singer, The -- (Movie Clip) You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet!
The big moment, in which the song ("Dirty Hands, Dirty...
Play | SHOP

Jazz Singer, The -- (Movie Clip)... The big moment, in which... MORE > $39.98 Regularly $39.98 Buy Now

Pandora's Box (1929) -- (Movie Clip) I Will Not Go On!
Violent scenes from G. W. Pabst, dancer Lulu (Louise...
Play
Princess And The Pirate, The (1944) -- (Movie Clip) Take A Load Off My Eyes
Princess Margaret (Virginia Mayo), passenger on a British...
Play | SHOP

Princess And The Pirate, The (1944)... Princess Margaret... MORE > $14.98 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Gun Crazy (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Nice Get-Up
Brief establishing shot then a technical marvel, director...
Play | SHOP

Gun Crazy (1949) -- (Movie Clip)... Brief establishing shot... MORE > $49.98 Regularly $49.98 Buy Now

Vera Cruz -- (Movie Clip) I Didn't Kill Him
From Gary Cooper's catalog of "Principled Man Walks Into A...
Play | SHOP

Vera Cruz -- (Movie Clip) I... From Gary Cooper's... MORE > $19.99 Regularly $19.99 Buy Now

Sheik, The (1921) -- (Movie Clip) I Can Make You Love Me
Now in the custody of Sheik Ahmed (Rudolph Valentino),...
Play
Wings Of Eagles, The -- (Movie Clip) Fly This!
Frank "Spig" Wead (John Wayne) and Price (Ken Curtis) lead...
Play | SHOP

Wings Of Eagles, The -- (Movie... Frank "Spig"... MORE > $13.99 Regularly $27.98 Buy Now

I See A Dark Stranger (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Kelly The Boy From Killanne
End of the credits and the opening, W.G. O'Gorman telling...
Play
Lost in America - (Original Trailer)
A successful, yuppie couple decide to leave the rat race...
Play
Her Night Of Romance (1924) -- (Movie Clip) They Love My Money
First appearance of Lord Paul (Ronald Colman), greeting...
Play | SHOP

Her Night Of Romance (1924) --... First appearance of Lord... MORE > $29.95 Regularly $29.95 Buy Now

Last Detail, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) Who'd He Kill?
Summoned by the Master At Arms (Clifton James), cynical...
Play
Champ, The (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Ya Big Palooka
LA boxing promoters visiting Tijuana rightly conclude that...
Play
Northwest Passage (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Abenaki Tomahawks
Gory details as Major Rogers (Spencer Tracy) tells his...
Play
Freshman, The (1925) -- (Movie Clip) Just a Regular Fellow
Told he must make a speech to the students, with a kitten...
Play
Midsummer Night's Dream, A (1935) -- (Movie Clip) A Monstrous Little Voice
A portion of James Cagney's first appearance as "Bottom...
Play | SHOP

Midsummer Night's Dream, A... A portion of James... MORE > $19.98 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Secret Garden, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) The One From India
Unhappy and wandering the grounds of her uncle's estate,...
Play | SHOP

Secret Garden, The (1949) -- (Movie... Unhappy and wandering the... MORE > $14.99 Regularly $21.99 Buy Now

Arsene Lupin (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Call Me Sir!
Barrymore brothers (Lionel as detective "Guechard," John...
Play | SHOP

Arsene Lupin (1932) -- (Movie Clip)... Barrymore brothers... MORE > $15.99 Regularly $21.99 Buy Now

Road To Utopia, The -- (Movie Clip) They'll Think It's An Encore
Working for their fare on a steamer to gold-rush Alaska,...
Play | SHOP

Road To Utopia, The -- (Movie Clip)... Working for their fare on... MORE > $19.98 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Bright Eyes (1934) -- (Movie Clip) On The Good Ship Lollipop
This is six year-old Shirley Temple performing what...
Play | SHOP

Bright Eyes (1934) -- (Movie Clip)... This is six year-old... MORE > $29.98 Regularly $29.98 Buy Now

#
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) The Abnormal...
The original and often spoofed, Dr. Waldman (Edward Van...
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) The Abnormal Brain
The original and often spoofed, professor Waldman (Edward Van Sloan) lecturing on brains, and the mad doctor's jumpy assistant Fritz (Dwight Frye) making his fateful mistake, in Universal's Frankenstein, 1931.>
Frankenstein (1931) -- (TCM Promo) Fathom Events,...
TCM Promo for the Fathom Events screening of Frankenstein,...
Frankenstein (1931) -- (TCM Promo) Fathom Events, Wednesday October 24th
TCM Promo for the Fathom Events screening of Frankenstein, 1931 and Bride Of Frankenstein, 1935, in theaters nationwide on Wednesday, October 24th. Visit fathomevents.com for tickets. >
Stan Lee -- (TCM Podcast) October 2012, Part Two
Legendary comic book creator, Stan Lee, makes a special...
Legendary comic book creator, Stan Lee,...
Stan Lee -- (TCM Podcast) October 2012, Part Two
Legendary comic book creator, Stan Lee, makes a special visit to the TCM Video Podcast this month. Stan shares stories of his early movie-going experiences and discusses the films that have influenced his universe of unforgettable characters.>
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Will You Play...
The monster (Boris Karloff) on his walkabout, Ludwig...
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Will You Play With Me?
The monster (Boris Karloff) on his walkabout, Ludwig (Michael Mark) leaves little Maria (Marilyn Harris) alone, the scene deleted from the original release, from James Whale's Frankenstein, 1931.>
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Take Care,...
The first appearance of Boris Karloff as "The Monster,"...
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Take Care, Herr Frankenstein!
The first appearance of Boris Karloff as "The Monster," wandering into the lab, coached by his creator Henry (Colin Clive), all going well until assistant Fritz arrives with a torch, in James Whale's Frankenstein, 1931.>
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Mr. Carl...
The famous opening, Edward Van Sloan (who will play "Dr....
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Mr. Carl Laemmle Feels
The famous opening, Edward Van Sloan (who will play "Dr. Waldman") speaks presumably of Mr. Laemmle senior, introducing Universal's landmark Frankenstein, 1931, starring Boris Karloff.>
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) It's...
Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) in his triumphant scene,...
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) It's Alive!
Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) in his triumphant scene, Waldman (Edward Van Sloan), Victor (John Boles) and Elizabeth (Mae Clarke) his audience, brings his creation to life, in James Whale's Frankenstein, 1931.>
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) He's Just...
The first scene, Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive), already...
Frankenstein (1931) -- (Movie Clip) He's Just Resting
The first scene, Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive), already pretty cracked, and aide Fritz (Dwight Frye), with designs on a body being buried somewhere in central Europe, in James Whale's Frankenstein, 1931.>
Frankenstein - (Original Trailer)
A crazed scientist creates a living being from body parts,...
A crazed scientist creates a living...
Frankenstein - (Original Trailer)
"A crazed scientist creates a living being from body parts, not realizing it has a madman's brain in Frankenstein (1931), starring Boris Karloff.">
#

See Video from TCM's Fan Community:

HOT BLOOD (1956)
gypsy nonsense in full blown color....ridiculous plot meets hammy acting a total embarrassment for director Nicholas Ray & stage actor Luther Adler.... par-for-the-course for Cornell Wilde & Jane Russell... http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/78417/Hot-Blood/ 1.5 stars from Maltin et al....


"Geechy Joe" from Stormy Weather
1943. Cab Calloway makes an entrance as his Orchestra plays the song. *As you can tell by the song title, it is clearly dated. I did not post this to offend anyone native to South Carolina and the Gullao Islands.* 


#

TCM Movie Database

Your destination for exclusive material from the TCM vaults

LEARN MORE >