Frankenstein: Vintage Horror Classics
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Documentary
The name Frankenstein is well known all over the world, as images of a large, sunken-eyed monster with a bolt through the neck springs menacingly to mind. However there's more to this tale of classic horror than you might have at first realized. The monster is not Frankenstein at all, the apparition has no name, but is in point of fact the creation of the mad doctor, the eponymous hero of the book, therefore making it Frankenstein's monster. Also the author of this great gothic novel had a life story that proved without a doubt that fact, on occasion, could truly be stranger than fiction. To find out more, take a journey of discovery into the mind of Mary Shelly, the remarkable young English woman who imagined both Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his monster into being. Visit early 19th century London, when Regency style dominated, to see for yourself the places that shaped Mary Shelly and meet the people who influenced her. From the mad, bad and dangerous to know Lord Byron, to her husband the great romantic poet Percy Blysshe Shelly. Follow in her dainty footsteps into the dark recesses of a nightmare world for the ultimate Frankenstein experience.
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein
The wild west meets horror in this spectacular cult classic featuring the renowned outlaw Jesse James, who, running from the law, tucks himself away in the spooky castle of baron Frankenstein's daughter, Maria. The apple not falling far from the tree, Maria attempts to experiment on the muscular yet slow friend of Jesse's, ultimately transforming him into a frightening monster.
Frankenstein's daughter, having inherited the same desire to test the limits of science from her notorious father, falls in love with her father's assistant, Marshall. Desiring a more handsome body and wishing to extend the older Marshall's life, she convinces him to help her transplant his brain into the muscular body of a slow-witted servant. Havoc ensues in this wonderful horror classic.