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Video: Thomas Edison's Restored 1910 "Frankenstein" Movie

Posted: March 12th, 2010 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
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While most think that the first "Frankenstein" film was made in 1931 (starring Boris Karloff), Thomas Edison's studio developed their own adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel an entire 21 years earlier. In fact, March 18th marks the 100th anniversary of the release, which is regarded as the first horror film.

At the time Edison shot his one-reel version of "Frankenstein" in January of 1910, the novel was already 92-years-old. It had been produced on stage for years and was already part of the culture through references like "creating a Frankenstein."

"It took them three or four days to shoot it," said Frederick C. Wiebel, Jr., who discovered the film's one surviving print and arranged for its restoration. "What they would do mostly would be to practice the whole film and try to do it, if they could, in one take. They'd rehearse it until they finally got it down and then they would roll the cameras."

Asked what the picture cost, Wiebel said budgets were calculated in price per foot -- about 50 cents a foot in 1910. The 13-minute "Frankenstein" ran 976 feet, which works out to about $488. But Wiebel reminds that the film had a lot of special effects so it would have cost more.
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encoreyourface writes:
on March 12th, 2010 at 7:33:21 PM

huh ... looks better then wonderland(not the new one) i guess ...

do you think ol' Frankenstein's monster ever got any? i'm they had Loslags in the early 1900's ...
encoreyourface writes:
on March 12th, 2010 at 7:33:38 PM

i'm they=i'm sure they
sleepcheap writes:
on March 12th, 2010 at 7:35:37 PM

Worst movie ever.
otis writes:
on March 12th, 2010 at 7:37:08 PM

Ladies and gentlemen, I present:
The first of Paramount's "Cheap, Risky and Silly" movies!
encoreyourface writes:
on March 12th, 2010 at 8:16:00 PM

LOL!!
nope.com writes:
on March 12th, 2010 at 8:59:15 PM

what the blue f*ck, why is Edison the new Tupac of silent films now
Ranger writes:
on March 12th, 2010 at 9:00:26 PM

Tupac.

LOLOLOLOLOL!
DaveThePhotoGuy writes:
on March 12th, 2010 at 10:41:15 PM

Damn you China!!!! can't see it here guys, is this the Lohan sex tape I've been hearing about?
Lowryder writes:
on March 13th, 2010 at 12:01:41 AM

WTF?? do they even talk in this movie?? i guess this was before filmakers learned of "audio"
Freudian_Nightmare writes:
on March 13th, 2010 at 4:35:02 AM

^Yes, yes it was
Sonic writes:
on March 13th, 2010 at 8:19:19 AM

If i could go back in time i would make them watch a todays horror film just to see there reaction:-)
thedotsays writes:
on March 13th, 2010 at 10:16:20 AM

Convert it 3D

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