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Awesome / Frankenstein (1931)

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  • Henry succeeding in giving life to the monster. His ecstatic shouting of "IT'S ALIVE!" and claim of "Now I know what it feels like to be God!" says it all.
  • The final battle at the top of the Windmill.
  • Crossing over into the real world, Boris Karloff's make-up was like nothing ever seen in cinema up to this point and remains the gold standard for non-mask monster make-up nearly 90 years later. The totally silent close-up of the monster's face when seen for the first time remains chilling.

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