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Classics Series: Frankenstein

James Wales's classic Frankenstein (1931) will be screening at 5:30pm on Sunday May 15th, the fourth of the Classic Films on River series, a special series screening some of the most loved classic films from the 30s, 40s, and 50s for classic movie lovers in the Russian River Valley. 

This iconic horror film follows the obsessed scientist Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) as he attempts to create life by assembling a creature from body parts of the deceased. Aided by his loyal misshapen assistant, Fritz (Dwight Frye), Frankenstein succeeds in animating his monster (Boris Karloff), but, confused and traumatized, it escapes into the countryside and begins to wreak havoc. Frankenstein searches for the elusive being, and eventually must confront his tormented creation.

Not Rated,  1h 10min  
Release date: November 21, 1931
Director: James Whale
Writers: John L. Balderston, Mary Shelley
Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff


The Special "Classics on the River" series is made possible by our gracious local sponsors: 

Earlier Event: May 7
Derby Day Fundraising Gala
Later Event: June 2
Outwatch: Shorts on the River