Birthday Greeting: Frankenstein 197 Years Old on March 11

This literary reminder comes from Kathy Ptacek via the Horror Writers Association on Facebook, that today marks the anniversary of the 1818 publication of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s seminal novel  FRANKENSTEIN.  So, courtesy of Kathy, read on.

 

 In 1910, Edison Studios released the first motion-picture adaptation of Shelley's story (Wikipedia).


In 1910, Edison Studios released the first motion-picture adaptation of Shelley’s story (Wikipedia).

 

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  1. At the risk of sounding too jovial, that photo makes Frankenstein look a bit “stiff”. But after all, he was made from “stiff’s”.

  2. To see for oneself, there actually is a 1-minute clip from the movie on Wikipedia. Look up “Frankenstein (1910 film)” and scroll down for the link on the right.




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