The movie is the sequel to James Whale’s Bride of Frankenstein, and stars high-billed Basil Rathbone, Karloff, Lugosi and Lionel Atwill. Son of Frankenstein was a response to the popular re-releases of Dracula and Frankenstein as double-options in 1938. In the movie, one of many sons of Frankenstein finds his father’s monster in a coma and revives him, only to search out out he is controlled by Ygor who’s bent on revenge. Universal’s declining horror output was revitalized with the enormously profitable Son of Frankenstein, in which the studio forged both stars (Lugosi and Karloff) again for the fourth time. In 1933, after the discharge of The Mummy, Universal Pictures released two footage.
The second film within the double-function is the James Whale-directed The Old Dark House. Five travelers are admitted to a big foreboding old home that belongs to a particularly unusual household. The fifth and last movie of … Read MoreRead More