Frankenstein Complete Legacy Collection (4-DVD)

The man who made a monster.
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DVD Details

  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: September 2, 2014
  • Originally Released: 1931
  • Label: Universal Studios

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 41,524
Rating: 2.5/4 -- ...a watchable yet consistently uneven horror flick that feels long even at 70 minutes... Full Review
Reel Film Reviews
Nov 4, 2012
James Whale has done a great job in his direction. This is not an easy thing to direct -- just how far to go in playing upon an audience's credulity, it's sympathy, it's nerves. Whale seems to have gone far enough, but not too far. Full Review
Hollywood Reporter
Nov 16, 2014
Maximum of stimulating shock is there, but the thing is handled with subtle change of pace and shift of tempo that keeps attention absorbed to a high voltage climax. Full Review
Variety
Sep 24, 2007
The film is unique in Whale's work in that the horror is played absolutely straight, and it has a weird fairytale beauty not matched until Cocteau made La Belle et la Bête. Full Review
Time Out
Jan 26, 2006
Frankenstein's "it's alive!" moment has left more of an imprint upon science fiction and horror filmmaking than any other big-screen scene before or since. Full Review
Flicks.com.au
Jul 12, 2018
Rating: 5/5 -- Classic monster movie still electrifies. Full Review
Common Sense Media
Jan 1, 2011
[Whale] did it in the Grand Guignol manner, with as many queer sounds, dark corners, false faces and cellar stairs as could possibly be inserted. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Oct 7, 2008

Description by OLDIES.com:

Includes all eight films from the original legacy, 1931-1948: FRANKENSTEIN, THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, SON OF FRANKENSTEIN, THE GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN, FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN, HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN, HOUSE OF DRACULA and ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN. The original Frankenstein is one of the silver screen's most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal Classic Monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. Frankenstein: Complete Legacy Collection includes all 8 films from the original legacy including the tragic classic starring Boris Karloff and the timeless films that followed. These landmark motion pictures defined the iconic look of Henry Frankenstein's Monster and his Bride, and continue to inspire countless remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of Frankenstein to this day.

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  • Sales Rank: 8,020
  • UPC: 025192248399
  • Shipping Weight: 0.31/lbs (approx)
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