Bride of Frankenstein

James Whale (director)
Mary Shelley (novel)
William Hurbut, John L. Balderston (screenwriters)
Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Ernest Thesiger, Elsa Lanchester, Gavin Gordon (starring)

Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1935. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1935 film, showing the newly awakened bride (Elsa Lanchester) consulting with Doctors Frankenstein (Colin Clive) and Pretorius (Ernest Thesiger) in the lab. With a distinctive claw stamp on the verso.

Henry Frankenstein returns to his lab after the events of the first film, where he is tempted by his old mentor, Septimus Pretorius, into making a mate for his creation. The second entry in Universal's successful "Frankenstein" series, preceded by the titular film in 1931 and followed by "Son of Frankenstein" in 1939 and "The Ghost of Frankenstein" in 1942.

8.75 x 7 inches. Very Good plus, lightly and evenly toned.

National Film Registry. Ebert I. Rosenbaum 1000. Weaver and Brunas, Universal Horrors.

[Book #151616]