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Transcript of Frankenstein
Q.19 “You must create a female for me, with whom I can live in the interchange of those sympathies necessary for my being. This you alone can do; and I demand if of you as a right which you must not refuse” (147). THE BRIDE MARY SHELLLEY THE CONTEXT OF THE STORY ELIZABETH AND THE BRIDE THE DOG-MONSTER 1984 Boris Karloff as the monster
1931 2012 VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN: proud of his experiments FRIEDRICH FRANKENSTEIN: not proud of his grandfather's work. THE CREATOR- CHILD - Introduced in the theatrical version.
- Mistake of the brain. Elsa Lanchester as Mary Shelley in the prologue Doctor Frankenstein and Doctor Praetorius are like Doctor Faustus and Mephistopheles. THE CREATION OF THE MONSTER creator 2012 creator 1974 OTHER ALLUSIONS Doctor Waldman The bride The windmill - Cut in 1931.
- Maria is the equivalent to William.
- Discovers his criminality. Boris Karloff as the monster Jack P. Pierce Elsa Lanchester as the bride He is the only one that shows him love and appreciates him. A DIFFERENT ENDING Frankenstein and the monster exchange their brains. Elizabeth Elizabeth becomes the bride EDISON'S MONSTER Fritz in Frankenstein Igor in Young Frankenstein ELIZABETH AND THE BRIDE Madeleine Kahn as Elizabeth Madeleine Kahn as the bride THE CREATION OF THE MONSTER THE MONSTER Robert de Niro as the monster The story begins as the book, with Walton's letters and his ship in the ice. - The process is more complex.
- Apart from electricity, he uses amniotic fluid as the source of life. - He has not a criminal brain, but an abnormal one.
- He is good. Peter Boyle as the monster - Electricity is used for the first time for the creation of the monster. - Advice for the audience.
- Inserted in Frankenstein's films for the first time. - The flower game sequence is also in this film, but the end is happy. THE FIRE
"One day, when I was oppressed by cold, I found a fire which had been left by some beggars, and was overcome with delight at the warmth I experienced from it. In my joy I thrust my hand into the live embers, but quickly drew it out again with a cry of pain. How strange, I thought, that the same cause should produce such opposite effects!"(107). De Lacey
Q.17 "My thoughts become more and more active, and I longed to discover the motives and feelings of this lovely creatures: I was inquisitive to know why Felix appeared so miserable and Agatha so sad. I thought (foolish wretch!) that it might be in my power to restore happiness to these deserving people" (117). VENGEANCE FIRST VICTIMS ""Hideous monster! Let me go. My papa is a syndic- He is M.Frankenstein [...]" "Frankenstein! You belong then to my enemy- to him towards whom I have sworn eternal revenge; you shall be my first victim." Justine William Frankenstein THE MONSTER HAS NO NAME! "FAREWELL, FRANKENSTEIN!" Q.22 "Farewell! I leave you, and in you the last of human-kind whom theses eyes ever behold. Farewell, Frankenstein!" (225). TO SUM UP... - The monster has a new-born mind.
- The relation with society attempt to destroy the natural goodness of this creature.
- The creature learn not to approximate to normal people if he doesn't want to be beaten what causes him a great loneliness and frustrate his desire of companion
- His miserable life guides him to take revenge of his cruel creator who has abandoned him.
- In contrast, he love his creator as a child loves his father just because he bring him to life
- Bipolar personality caused because he's formed with different bodies and therefore different personalities (?).
- The fact that the monster can speak in that polite, literate and correct way, appears like a mistake because the monster loose all his terrifying look and make him more human. THE MONSTER 1910 1931 1974 1994 1984 2012 Frankenweenie Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Young Frankenstein Frankenstein. The man who made a monster Frankenstein Q.18 " I can hardly describe to you the effect of these books. They produced in me infinity of new images and feelings, [...]" (130). "Listen to my tale..." Q.20 "I shall be with you in your wedding-night..." (173). - Director: John Searley Dowley.
- Film producer: Thomas A. Edison.
- Cast: Charles Ogle. - Director: James Whale.
- Film producer: Universal Pictures.
- Cast: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff. PLOT - Adaptation of Mary Shelley's story. It did not intend to be true to the book.
- Based on Peggy Webling's theatrical performance.
- Only presents the creation of the monster and its consequences. - Director: James Whale.
- Film Producer: Universal Studios.
- Cast: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive and Valerie Hobson. PLOT - THE PROLOGUE - New part added to Mary Shelley's myth.
- Doctor Pretorius. - Explains the context of the story. Mary Shelley, Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley.
- Summary. Even she rejects him. - Director: Mel Brooks.
- Film producer: Twentieth Century Fox.
- Cast: Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle, Madeleine Kahn. PLOT - Based on the film "Son of Frankenstein".
- Inserts elements from James Whale's films.
- Takes place in Transilvania. - Fritz becomes Igor.
- Mistake of the brain. Similar to James Whale's film. - Director: Kenneth Branagh.
- Film producer: Francis Ford Coppola, James V. Hart and others.
- Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Robert de Niro, Helena Boham Carter. PLOT - Intends to be true to Mary Shelley's work.
- Inserts the part of "Bride of Frankenstein". creator 1931 He wants to revive his dog. - Similar to James Whale's.
- Electricity. - Director. Tim Burton.
- Film producer: Disney Studios. Hugo, 7 y.o (Estibaliz's son) África, 16 y.o Rubén, 54 y.o (Art teacher) She represents Victor's and the monster's love. He is finally accepted by the others in spite of his appearance.