Fittingly, the opening credits used a smooth blend of both the opening themes for the wolf man and the ghost of frankenstein. This terrorpacked story features bela lugosi as the frankenstein monster and lon chaney, jr. After salter scored frankenstein meets the wolf man, waggner, neill, siodmak, and various members of the professional staff congregated in a studio screening room to see the finished product. Mannering here not to mention that bela lugosi had played ygor in son of frankenstein and the ghost of frankenstein, as well as bela the gypsy in the wolf man 1941. When freddy jolley is in the mausoleum at the beginning of the film, but just after he turns toward the center of the room, you can see the power cable for the oil lamp taped to, and running up his right arm at his wrist. The film is notable for being universals first attempt at making a crossover, in addition to introducing the iconic frankenstein walk. The first edition was published anonymously in london in 1818. This films second half was significantly altered and expanded from the original films plot. After being awakened, larry talbot chips frankenstein s monster out of a block of ice. The monster was supposed to be blind and talk in this film and was lugosi was filmed that way, but the legend is test audiences laughed at the. Abbott and costello meet frankenstein once upon a screen. The wolfman 2010 film universal monsters wiki fandom.
He doesnt like the idea of being immortal and killing people when the moon is full, so he tries to find dr. But the frankensteinwolf man fight does come, and doesnt disappoint. It was released on february 10, 2010 in france and in the united states on february 12, 2010. The wolfman is a 2010 american horror film directed by joe johnston. At the ruins of frankenstein s castle theres no sign of snow in the surrounding area but when the wolfman falls into the cellar all the underground is covered in snow, even the underside of a beam. The middle portion also lumbers along awkwardly much like the monster. Two grave robbers break into the tomb of larry talbot, the wolf man. Lugosi pulling down a cabinet with his arms naturally bent at the elbows, but the next shot is of a double completing the task with straightened arms. He was sent to england when he was very young to receive a proper education. This was the first of a series of ensemble monster films combining characters from several film series. His dialogue in the film spoke of his desire to control the world but universal executives feared that. Fun and entertaining, frankenstein meets the wolf man is a wellcrafted film that enriches universals monster series.
So very nearly a perfect film, frankenstein meets the wolf man is still infinitely better than many of its critics, at the time or since, will deign to admit. Wolf frankenstein was the elder son of henry frankenstein and brother to ludwig frankenstein. It does not, however, do anything to keep frankenstein meets the wolf man as a whole from easily snagging the title of most pointless universal monster movie, at least for the time being. All those great universal monsters in a single film. Frankenstein and finds his monster bela lugosi instead. Still, its competently done and entertaining enough and is notable for featuring bela lugosis sole performance as the monster. Frankenstein meets the wolf man is the first monster teamup movie, and its a good, atmospheric one. The monsters found in a sheet of ice and comes back to life when the ice is broken but around it theres no snow. Frankenstein meets the wolf man is a film beset with problems. It is a crossover sequel for both the wolf man 1941 and the ghost of frankenstein and it is universals first monster mash film. Hollywoods bestknown monstersthe resurrected wolf man lon chaney, jr.
Universal used new methods of applying makeup for both the wolf man and frankensteins monster, which. Frankenstein meets the wolf man is a 1943 american horror film produced by universal studios starring lon chaney jr. Frankenstein vs the wolf man frankenstein meets the wolf man. In this fifth film in universals frankenstein series, larry talbot, alias the wolf man, is brought back to the land of the living. After being awakened, larry talbot chips frankensteins monster out of a block of ice. The film came to movie theaters in the united states on march 5th, 1943. Beginning as a moody chiller, director roy william neill sets the stage for an unforgettable clash. Besides the familiar fun and mayhem that abbot and costello meet frankenstein offers, i am always quite impressed with the wolf man transformation in this film in comparison to the original, george waggners, the wolf man from 1941. Frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943 bela lugosi and lon chaney jr.
Heres everything you need to know about this movie. Shelley started writing the story when she was eighteen, and the novel was published when she was twentyone. Frankenstein or, the modern prometheus, is a novel about a failed monster experiment that produced a monster, written by mary shelley, with inserts of poems by percy shelley. Frankenstein was looking for friendship and more with a nice, hairy, outdoorsy type who liked night life and the wolf man was looking for a strong, silent, scientificlaboratory typehoping to hook up for fun and games and get a charge out of the relationship.
Frankenstein meets the wolf man the monster speaks. In frankenstein meets the wolf man, larry seeks out dr. Frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943 mary shelley wiki fandom. Ditto patric knowles, who was frank andrews in the first wolf man film and plays dr. Reviews in this series frankenstein whale, 1931 bride of frankenstein whale, 1935 son of frankenstein lee, 1939 the wolf man waggner, 1941. Patric knowles, maria ouspenskaya, ilona massey, bela lugosi, lon chaney jr genres. He welcomed the opportunity of starring in the many sequels such as frankenstein meets the wolf man, house of frankenstein, house of dracula and the really horrifying classic, abbott and costello meet frankenstein. While the film was in production, actor lionel atwill was sentenced to fiveyears probation for perjury in a case involving a christmas party held. Bela lugosi is unfairly lambasted for his stiff and awkward portrayal of frankensteins monster, but the fact is that its a brilliant performance as. Frankenstein meets the wolf man full movie 1943 youtube. Frankenstein meets the wolf man was the last film lugosi would make at universal. Double bill eight frankenstein meets the wolf man 1942. Frankenstein meets the wolf man, a universal studios production, was directed by roy william neill.
Watch frankenstein meets the wolf man full movie in hd visit movie 3076 graverobbers open the grave of the wolfman and awake him. Dwight frye and lionel atwill, whod appeared in several earlier frankenstein films as different characters, show up yet again here. Many other pieces from both these films were resused, but. Hollywoods bestknown monsters collide in one of the great classic horror films of the 1940s.
Frankenstein meets the wolfman 1943 part one youtube. Todays film is frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943. This is just one of a series of new releases of a universal horror films so look for those as well. The resurrected wolf man, seeking a cure for his malady, enlists the aid of. Frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943 fullhd movie, frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943 fullhd movie dvd quality frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943 fullhd movie dvdrip online free. Lambasted for being the first of the monster lineups, and therefore the beginning of the end of the classic monsters. But while original and a remake horror films are becoming successful, there hasnt been a good film. Shelley started writing the story when she was 18, and the first edition was published anonymously in london on 1 january 1818, when she was 20.
A remake of the 1941 film of the same name, it stars benicio del toro, anthony hopkins, emily blunt and hugo weaving. All new thrills as frankenstein meets the wolf man frankenstein meets the wolf man is a 1943 film is a universal monster crossover film. It is today also recognized as the film that established the first shared universe by establishing that the four preceding frankenstein films, along with the wolf man existed in the same universe. Frankenstein meets the wolf man trailer directed by roy william neill and starring. As was mentioned he began this journey with the 1941 movie and later recreated the character in house of frankenstein 1944, house of dracula 1945. Frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943 classic movie. Frankenstein meets the wolf man is the first of universals crossover monster movies, and it isnt nearly as confident in scope or pace as the subsequent house of dracula or house of frankenstein, which sent a variety of monsters and a collection of spurned avengers and creators scuttling on a series of overlapping adventures.
The wolfman is a 2010 american remake of the 1941 classic werewolf horror film of the same name. Directed by joe johnston, the film stars benicio del toro, anthony hopkins, emily blunt and hugo weaving. Bela lugosi ilona massey 1943 tormented werewolf larry talbot lon chaney jr. Frankenstein and the wolf man created the extended cinematic. However, when all is said and done, even though belas blind, lumbering. Curt sidomak completed the original screenplay as the writer. Frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943 mary shelley wiki. Frankenstein meets the wolf man is perhaps not the best universal offering, maybe because the title preceded the screen play.
When talbot changes to the wolf man, the two creatures battle each other. Frankenstein meets the wolf man is a universal horror movie from 1943. The opening of frankenstein meets the wolf man appears ominous. One final key ingredient that was added to frankenstein meets the wolf man after filming was completed was the first rate music provided by hans j. Frankenstein meets the wolf man graverobbers open the grave of the wolfman and awake him. Most resemble 1943s frankenstein meets the wolf man, which never quite lives up to its title and gets bogged down in a lot of business that doesnt involve frankensteins monster meeting the wolf man. Frankenstein meets the wolf man is a horror film starring lon chaney jr.
The scene in which two of horrors most iconic monsters face off against one another from the classic movie frankenstein meets the wolf. Frankenstein meets the wolf man full movie youtube. Frankenstein to help him lift the curse, but encounters the doctors monster bela lugosi instead, which leads to a classic showdown. In the script for frankenstein meets the wolf man, frankensteins monster had dialogue all throughout, but every single line was cut from the finished product. Actress maria ouspenskaya also suffered a broken ankle on the set of the film, which required brief hospitalization. The set is completed with frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943, house of frankenstein 1944, house of dracula 1945 and abbott and costello meet frankenstein 1948, also included and discussed above in the dracula and frankenstein legacy collections. In the film, an american actor is bitten and cursed by a werewolf after returning to his ancestral homeland the wolfman was released in the united states on february 12, 2010 by universal pictures to negative. This film, therefore, is both the fifth in the series of films based upon mary shelleys 1818 book frankenstein. Frankenstein meets the wolf man is a 1943 american horror film produced by universal. Frankenstein meets the wolf man universal 1943 classic.
The dialogue spoken by the monster in the film was edited out before the films release. I suppose it does sound better than the frankenstein monster meets the wolf man, but still it can be confusing to some people. Frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943 rotten tomatoes. Frankenstein meets the wolf man is the second of six times lon chaney, jr.
Frankenstein meets the wolf man universal filmscript. But, as we know from teds observation, there is no particular jumps in the score, the editing was done before it was scored. The problem with this film is that lugosis part was edited so drastically after the film was completed it brings this movie down in a lot of ways. Lon chaney gives his best performance as the doomed werewolf, and its really his picture. Frankenstein meets the wolfman crystal lake after dark.
Frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943 alternate ending. Frankenstein meets the wolf man is the fifth film in universal pictures frankenstein franchise, as well as the sequel to 1941s the wolf man. Starring ilona massey, patric knowles, lionel atwill, bela lugosi, maria ouspenskaya, dennis hoey, lon chaney jr. Without this key scene, frankenstein meets the wolf man is a perplexing film at times. Frankenstein meets the wolf man on this day in 1943. Frankenstein meets the wolf manhouse of frankenstein. What are your opinions on this and the film in general. And even i would have to admit that the problems with frankenstein meets the wolf man extend well beyond the cheesy formuladriven sequelising logic that siodmak first mocked, then delivered. Frankenstein meets the wolf man dissection version. In this quixotic production, chaney reprises his role as larry talbotthe wolf man, the eponymous character of curt siodmaks 1941 horror classic about a man who, against his own volition, turns into a werewolf during the full moon. Frankensteins monster is cut from ice frankenstein meets the wolf man 1943 duration. Frankenstein meets the wolf man universal filmscript series, vol. Firstly, the title suggests a balance that the film doesnt deliver. Watch frankenstein meets the wolf man prime video amazon uk.444 1442 941 9 1115 854 692 217 680 405 773 206 27 1243 1380 437 687 212 1506 433 1508 661 508 1272 1120 476 1291 851 530 992 1439 494 1236 487 852 730 137 7 1308 1219