Frankenstein: The True Story


2h 1973

Brief Synopsis

A literate retelling of Mary Shelley's gothic horror classic with the accent here on character instead of terror, establishing an offbeat relationship between the doctor and his creature. Subsequently this film was edited down to two hours or so for theatrical showings overseas and for TV syndicatio

Film Details

Release Date
1973
Production Company
NBC Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A literate retelling of Mary Shelley's gothic horror classic with the accent here on character instead of terror, establishing an offbeat relationship between the doctor and his creature. Subsequently this film was edited down to two hours or so for theatrical showings overseas and for TV syndication in the United States.

Film Details

Release Date
1973
Production Company
NBC Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States November 30, 1973

Aired in United States December 1, 1973

The film was promoted as being much more faithful to the novel than was the well-known 1930 feature starring Boris Karloff. Even so, much of the plot and some characters were invented.

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