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The Bride of Frankenstein

February 15, 2022 @ 7:30 pm


February 15, 2022
7:30 pm
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Brattle Theatre
40 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States



Poster for The Bride of Frankenstein

Tue, Feb 15 @ 7:30 pm: Screening on 35mm

Director: James Whale Run Time: 75 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1935

Starring: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Elsa Lanchester, Ernest Thesiger

“The Monster demands a mate!” When Dr. Frankenstein is successfully compelled to create a companion for his monstrous creation, the results are predictably dangerous and destructive. And yet… Boris Karloff and Elsa Lanchester manage to make their strange, largely wordless courtship heart-breakingly genuine despite the pounds of makeup.

“Whale’s erudite genius brings it all together. He sculpts every nuance of self-parody, social satire, horror, humour, wit and whimsy into a dazzling whole, keeping every one of his fantastical plates spinning until the tragic, inevitable finale.” – Simon Braund, Empire Magazine

Please Note: All in-person screenings at the Brattle now require proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test (within 72-hours). See the Covid Response page for complete details.