November 14, 2012

Rare Behind-the-Scenes Photos Taken during the Making of Classic Frankenstein Films in the 1930s

Perhaps the longest-lasting and most memorable image of Frankenstein and his Monster was created in 1931, when Universal Pictures released what is now often praised as the definitive horror film: Frankenstein. The image of Boris Karloff in the flat-head monster mask with bolts in his neck and in undersized clothes has become part of popular culture; even little children are familiar with it and by today Boris Karloff's iconic impersonation of the Monster has become synonymous with the word "Frankenstein". Here, a collection of 26 rare photos taken in 1931 during the making of Frankenstein.


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