Bride of Frankenstein

Question: How were the special effects of the miniature people in the glass displays accomplished?

Answer: From "Behind the Camera - Bride of Frankenstein": "Special effects experts John Fulton and David S. Horsley spent two days shooting Dr. Pretorius' miniature beings. The actors were placed in full-sized bell jars set against black velvet. These shots were meticulously lined up to match them with shots of Ernest Thesiger, Colin Clive and the interior set."

Continuity mistake: When The Monster is roaming in the woods early in the film, he comes across a shepherdess and her flock of lambs. Having fallen in the stream and been pulled out by The Monster, she starts screaming. In the long shots, The Monster puts his hands across her mouth very quickly to silence her, but in the close up shots of her, his hands are missing, even though they keep switching between the two shots.

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Doctor Pretorius: Isn't it amazing, Henry? Lying here, within this skull, is an artificially developed human brain. Each cell, each convolution - ready. Waits for life to come.

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Trivia: In the opening credits, Elsa Lanchester is not credited as "The Bride." The character is listed as "?"

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