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One Book, One College: Adaptations

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Frankenstein (1910)

The first adaptation of Shelley's Frankenstein, available on

Classic Movie Adaptations

Boris Karloff's version of Frankenstein's monster in 1931 is the most immediately recognizable form of Frankenstein, and spawned mutiple sequels, including the Bride of Frankenstein and the Son of Frankenstein. 

Of course, it also inspired many parodies, including the classic Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks (1974). 

On October 2, 2015, Twentieth Century Fox will release Victor Frankenstein starring Daniel Radcliffe as Igor and James McAvoy as Dr. Frankenstein. Was Igor in Mary Shelley's original version? 

Frankenstein, M.D.

“Frankenstein, M.D.” is the first scripted series for PBS Digital Studios and reimagines the title character as Victoria Frankenstein, played by Anna Lore. Victoria is a PhD/MD student focused on a career as a research scientist. Along with her colleague, Iggy DeLacey (Steve Zaragoza), the ambitious, daring genius creates a YouTube science show, explaining complex biological and medical concepts to a general audience. As she pursues her boldest line of research yet, she makes a shocking series of discoveries that could potentially endanger not only her career, but her life and the lives of her friends.

How to Become a Monster




Frankenstein: The App. 

Dave Morris' Frankenstein is an interactive novel that places you right inside the story, acting as Frankenstein's confidant, guide and conscience. Following and adapting Mary Shelley's original text, Frankenstein is a new reading experience designed from the ground up for mobile devices and written using our inklewriter platform.