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'''''Il Mostro di Frankenstein''''' (''Frankenstein's Monster'') was the third (known) film adaptation of Mary Shelley's ''Frankenstein'' novel, released in Italy in 1920.<ref>[http://frankensteinia.blogspot.fr/2012/03/il-mostro-di-frankenstein-1920.html Frankensteinia blog post.] Retrieved 19 Mar '16.</ref> The film was directed by Eugenio Testa and starred Luciano Albertini as Dr. Frankenstein and strongman Umberto Guarracino as Frankenstein's Monster.
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'''''Il Mostro di Frankenstein''''' (''Frankenstein's Monster'') was the third (known) film adaptation of Mary Shelley's ''Frankenstein'' novel, released in Italy in 1920.<ref>[http://frankensteinia.blogspot.fr/2012/03/il-mostro-di-frankenstein-1920.html Frankensteinia blog post.] Retrieved 19 Mar '16.</ref> The film was directed by Eugenio Testa; it starred Luciano Albertini as Dr. Frankenstein and strongman Umberto Guarracino as Frankenstein's Monster.
  
Several pamphlets and posters remain from the 1920's mentioning the movie, and it was screened at locations as far as Belgium and Egypt. A French-language version of the film was also released, called ''Le Monstre'' (''The Monster'') or ''Le Monstre de Frankenstein'' (the original title, in French).
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Several pamphlets and posters remain from the 1920s, mentioning the movie. It was screened at locations as far as Belgium and Egypt. A French-language version of the film was also released, called ''Le Monstre'' (''The Monster'') or ''Le Monstre de Frankenstein'' (the original title, in French).
  
No copies in any language are known to exist. Even at the time of its existence, many scenes of were cut by censors, with one version reportedly being cut down to 39 minutes.
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No copies in any language are known to exist. Even at the time of its existence, many of its scenes were deleted by censors, with one version reportedly being cut down to 39 minutes.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 01:41, 8 December 2017

Il Mostro di Frankenstein
Umberto Guarracino as the Monster.
Umberto Guarracino as the Monster.
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Il Mostro di Frankenstein (Frankenstein's Monster) was the third (known) film adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein novel, released in Italy in 1920.[1] The film was directed by Eugenio Testa; it starred Luciano Albertini as Dr. Frankenstein and strongman Umberto Guarracino as Frankenstein's Monster.

Several pamphlets and posters remain from the 1920s, mentioning the movie. It was screened at locations as far as Belgium and Egypt. A French-language version of the film was also released, called Le Monstre (The Monster) or Le Monstre de Frankenstein (the original title, in French).

No copies in any language are known to exist. Even at the time of its existence, many of its scenes were deleted by censors, with one version reportedly being cut down to 39 minutes.

References

  1. Frankensteinia blog post. Retrieved 19 Mar '16.

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