Film with live sound by Stoloff and Hopkinson
Bristols infamous sound experimenters, Stoloff and Hopkinson improvise live to James Whales seminal 1931 version of the Mary Shelley story, in which Boris Karloff gives one of the all-time great performances as the monster. The films great imaginative coup is to show the monster growing up in all too human terms, only to find himself misjudged by the society that created him. An impressively stylish film with a weird fairytale beauty which has had a huge influence on the horror genre ever since. A monster science created but could not destroy! Preceded by a short film by Stoloff and Hopkinson.