History Theatre / Frankenstein2011

14th Apr '17 11:00:51 AM Malady
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* AdaptationDistillation: The play does away with the FramingDevice with Captain Walton from Mary Shelley's {{Literature/Frankenstein}} and focuses on the relationship between Victor and the Creature. It also keep's Victor's age correct, and like the novel, leaves how he brought the Creature to life vague. It's probably the truest adaptation of Shelley's novel. The major things omitted besides Walton, are Victor's time at the University and Justine the maid who ends framed and killed for William's death.

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* AdaptationDistillation: The play does away with the FramingDevice with Captain Walton from Mary Shelley's {{Literature/Frankenstein}} and focuses on the relationship between Victor and the Creature. It also keep's keeps Victor's age correct, and like the novel, leaves how he brought the Creature to life vague. It's probably the truest adaptation of Shelley's novel. The major things omitted besides Walton, are Victor's time at the University and Justine the maid who ends framed and killed for William's death.


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20th Mar '17 9:40:43 PM SweetDreamTreat
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The entire play (with Jonny as Frankenstein and Benedict as the Creature) can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=br-FIppbuoY&index=1&list=PLL7F17hglXBrS6OLn8NA6CGJ_gs5WTO3l here.]]
1st Jan '17 7:12:25 AM Hjortron18
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* MaleFrontalNudity: The Creature is born naked and stays that way for about 20 minutes as he learns to control his own body. And he's played by BenedictCumberbatch and Creator/JonnyLeeMiller. IllBeInMyBunk. (The filmed releases have the Creature emerging in a loincloth that is his exact skin tone.)

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* MaleFrontalNudity: The Creature is born naked and stays that way for about 20 minutes as he learns to control his own body. And he's played by BenedictCumberbatch Creator/BenedictCumberbatch and Creator/JonnyLeeMiller. IllBeInMyBunk. (The filmed releases have the Creature emerging in a loincloth that is his exact skin tone.)
21st Oct '15 5:22:22 PM beack7
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* MaleFrontalNudity: The Creature is born naked and stays that way for about 20 minutes as he learns to control his own body. And he's played by BenedictCumberbatch and Creator/JonnyLeeMiller. IllBeInMyBunk. (The filmed releases have the Creature emerging in a loincloth that is pretty much his exact skin tone.)

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* MaleFrontalNudity: The Creature is born naked and stays that way for about 20 minutes as he learns to control his own body. And he's played by BenedictCumberbatch and Creator/JonnyLeeMiller. IllBeInMyBunk. (The filmed releases have the Creature emerging in a loincloth that is pretty much his exact skin tone.)
11th Jul '15 7:23:07 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* DeathEqualsEmotion: Frankenstein admits that he threw away every chance he had of love.

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* DeathEqualsEmotion: In the Arctic, a dying Frankenstein admits that he threw away every chance he had of for love.
31st Oct '14 2:54:15 PM SpocktorWho
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* ItsPersonal: Invoked by the Creature, as he desperately wants to talk to Frankenstein and realises that the only way to draw him out is to [[spoiler: kill his brother William]].
--> If I had killed half of Ingolstadt, would you have come?
30th Oct '14 6:46:44 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* CassandraTruth: The Creature keeps telling De Lacey that Felix and Agatha would drive him away because of his deformities if they ever saw. De Lacey insists they are good people who would overlook that. De Lacey learns the truth the hard way.
30th Oct '14 6:38:58 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* [[PointOfView]]: The original novel was told through Victor's eyes. Here the main focus is on the Creature; he is the first character we see and besides the brief scuffle in the lab, Victor doesn't really come into focus until the Creature makes his way to Geneva

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* [[PointOfView]]: PointOfView: The original novel was told through Victor's eyes. Here the main focus is on the Creature; he is the first character we see and besides the brief scuffle in the lab, Victor doesn't really come into focus until the Creature makes his way to Geneva
30th Oct '14 6:38:35 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* AdaptationalVillainy: Perhaps because this version is told primarily from the Creature's point of view, Victor is more of a jerk than he was in the novel, and most of his redeeming qualities are left out.


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* [[PointOfView]]: The original novel was told through Victor's eyes. Here the main focus is on the Creature; he is the first character we see and besides the brief scuffle in the lab, Victor doesn't really come into focus until the Creature makes his way to Geneva
30th Oct '14 2:25:21 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* DeathByAdaptation: The DeLacey family. The Creature sets their hut on fire as vengance for casting him out (even the old man).

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* DeathByAdaptation: The DeLacey De Lacey family. The Creature sets their hut on fire as vengance for casting him out (even the old man).
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