Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
Horror / Science Fiction / Television

Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)

For a whole generation of horror fans, the curiously titled Frankenstein: The True Story (1973) was likely their first introduction to Mary Shelley’s famous creations. It was something of an event at the time, heavily hyped and clearly displaying the benefits of a sizeable budget. At a time when most made-for-TV productions, particularly the genre … Continue reading

Kyofu densetsu Kaiki! Furankenshutain (1981)
Animation / Horror / Science Fiction / Television

Kyofu densetsu Kaiki! Furankenshutain (1981)

A companion piece to the frankly quite horrible Toei anime adaptation of Marvel Comic’s Tomb of Dracula, Yamo no Toei kyuketsuki Dracula (1980), this is the equally obscure adaptation of Marvel’s less well remembered Monster of Frankenstein comic. There’s not really a lot between the two made-for-TV specials – Monster of Frankenstein is just as … Continue reading