Frankenstein (1931) IMDb
References here: The Mummy (1932), “Bosko's Mechanical Man” (1933).
Bride of Frankenstein (1935) IMDb
Less formulaic, but now with comic relief and even more Christian redemptionism. That scene with the three Romantic writers implies Frankenstein had much to do with the interesting novel, a common false belief. Also boobs.
References here: “Ravishing of Frank N. Stein” (1982).
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