Bride of Frankenstein
Director: James Whale
(1935, 75 minutes)
Gods and Monsters
Director: Bill Condon
(1998, 105 minutes)
Start with the masterful 1935 sequel Bride of Frankenstein starring Elsa Lanchester, in which the scientist is persuaded to build a mate for his creature, followed by the fictionalized story of that film's creation and the last days of its director, James Whale, in the Oscar-winning Gods and Monsters, starring Ian McKellen. Gods and Monsters will be introduced by Christopher Bram, author of Gods and Monsters: A Novel which was the basis for the 1998 film.
The exhibition It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200 will open at 1 pm for program attendees.
Advance reservations for members only. Tickets are available at the Admission Desk on the day of the screening.