James Whale's Frankenstein (1931) Film Review by Top Papers

James Whale's Frankenstein (1931)
An analysis of the 1931 movie "Frankenstein," directed by James Whale.
# 133276 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)


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This paper discusses "Frankenstein," a 1931 film released by Universal Studios and directed by well-known genre director James Whale, who also directed its sequel. The writer focuses on the way the film treats human relationships. The paper posits that four key relationships form the central structure of the plot's development and create a multi-faceted picture of functional and destructive relationships.

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"It is loosely based upon the original 19th century novel by Mary Shelley and also a later play by Peggy Webling, with the script composed by at least five separate screenwriters ("Frankenstein.") Over the years since its release it has become the most well known of many Frankenstein adaptations and its portrayal of the Monster made Boris Karloff famous as well as establishing the iconic appearance of the Monster for many sequels and pastiches over the years."

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