Shelley & Frankenstein in other works

Posted: April 16, 2012 in Uncategorized

INFLUENCE ON

The character of The Creature and the concept of Frankenstein has influenced other works of literature as well as a few works of cinema. The concept of the “mad scientist” is no doubt based on Victor Frankenstein’s crazy and perhaps farfetched desire to create or revive a human life. The character of the Creature has been an influence more so in television and cinema as the character of Herman Munster from The Munster is influenced by Boris Karloff’s depiction of the creature from the 1931 film Frankenstein. Recently, in the Spanish film La Piel Que Habito Antonio Banderas played an obsessed and eccentric scientist, passionate about his field, no doubt an allusion to the madness and the passion of Victor Frankenstein.

Video above is a short trailer for the discussed film La Piel Que Habito


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