In honor of 1931 films I reblog this one post about Frankenstein.

The Movie Guy and Friends

Welcome to October!

I plan to talk about my favorite scary movies and other things of that nature all month.

I’m starting with a classic. Frankenstein (1931) starring Boris Karloff. Karloff was an amazing actor who did a lot more than you may realized.  He was well read, loved intellectual conversation, and did many things to help children.  He was a solid actor and a beautiful man…at least on the inside. (Though you are welcome to admire him physically if you’d like.)

“Frankenstein” was his breakout role where Karloff played Frankenstein’s monster.  This movie deviates from the original novel by Mary Shelley, but it still works. The film is exceptionally well done.  If you compare the work to others of its time, you see a marked improvement in quality and effects for this movie.  For some, this black and white version is to date, but for me it will always…

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