The Orpheum Theatre & Emprise Bank Present
The Bride of Frankenstein
Thursday, October 25th - 7:00 PM
As always, we encourage you to come in costume to our October film series movie. There will be a costume contest with prizes. There are FOUR categories:
Ages 17 & Under: Cutest Costume and Most Original Costume
Ages 18 & Up: Scariest Costume and Most Original Costume
Bride of Frankenstein (advertised as The Bride of Frankenstein) is a 1935 American horror monster film, the first sequel to Frankenstein (1931). Bride of Frankenstein was directed by James Whale and stars Boris Karloff as The Monster, Elsa Lanchester in the dual role of his mate and Mary Shelley, Colin Clive as Henry Frankenstein and Ernest Thesiger as Doctor Septimus Pretorius.
The film follows on immediately from the events of the earlier film, and is rooted in a subplot of the original Mary Shelley novel, Frankenstein (1818). In the film, a chastened Henry Frankenstein abandons his plans to create life, only to be tempted and finally coerced by the Monster, encouraged by Henry’s old mentor Dr. Pretorius, into constructing a mate for him.
Preparation began shortly after the first film premiered, but script problems delayed the project. Principal photography started in January 1935, with creative personnel from the original returning in front of and behind the camera. Bride of Frankenstein was released to critical and popular acclaim, although it encountered difficulties with some state and national censorship boards. Since its release the film’s reputation has grown, and it is hailed as Whale’s masterpiece.
-Taken from Wikipedia
Tickets just $5 at the door, $4 for seniors, military & students. Tickets also available at Plant Employee Clubs.