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200 Years of Frankenstein

Mary Shelley's seminal horror novel Frankenstein was first published in 1818. Over the past 200 years countless filmmakers, authors, and scholars have explored and adapted the classic monster story. To celebrate the 200th anniversary, check out a film adaptation, biography, or homage found below!

About Mary Shelley

In search of Mary Shelley by Fiona Sampson
Mary who wrote Frankenstein by 1948- Linda Bailey

Movie Adaptations

Adaptations and Homages

Prodigal son by 1945- Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz
This dark endeavor by 1967- Kenneth Oppel
Lunch walks among us by James K Benton