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Thomas Edison’s Frankenstein

January 23, 2011

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This film is a shorty but a goodie. Perhaps the oldest surviving horror movie, Thomas Edison’s Frankenstein is an early adaption of the book by Mary Shelley. Considered primitive by today’s standards this piece of cinematic history shall be celebrating it’s 100th birthday next year. Thomas Edison, we salute you (even if you did electrocute […]


January 23, 2011


When showcasing classic movies from the public domain it’s impossible not to start with this 1922 silent classic. Nosferatu is one of the very first celluloid adaptions of Bram Stokers classic vampire novel Dracula. Not only is it the oldest surviving film of Dracula, it, like it’s main character (whose name was changed to ‘Count […]