- James Whale
- Boris Karloff, Mae Clarke
The story of a modern-day Prometheus who defies God by creating life from the remains of the no longer living. Despite numerous liberties taken with the original book by Mary Shelly, the film portrays a chilling and sensitive portrait of the infamous square-headed monster. James Whale’s cinematic mastery and dark sense of humor have led this classic horror film to successfully withstand the test of time.