Director: James Whale
(1931, 71 minutes)
Director: Mel Brooks
(1974, 101 minutes)
First revisit the classic 1931 Frankenstein adaption of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece starring Boris Karloff, then continue the story with Mel Brooks’s 1974 comedy horror film Young Frankenstein featuring the grandson of the infamous scientist struggling to prove that his grandfather was not mad, even as he follows in his footsteps. Starring Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, and Marty Feldman.
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.