Snoogans's Movie Review of Frankenstein (1931)

Rating of
3/4

Frankenstein (1931)

Snoogans - wrote on 02/23/14

Being a fan of the original novel, I found this first film adaptation to be a bit underwhelming. Most of that is due to the very short runtime. There's zero time devoted to the characters. The bright spot here is Karloff as 'The Monster'. He manages to generate the right amount of fright and sympathy through this character, with little screen time. The film still entertains and solidifies it's title as one of the great monster movies.

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