Bride of Frankenstein
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Henry Frankenstein: Oh, what a wonderful vision it was. I dreamed of being the first to give to the world - the secret that God is so jealous of: the formula for life. Think of the power - to create a man - and I did. I did it! I created a man - and who knows, in time, I could have trained him to do my will. I could have built a race. I might even have found the secret of eternal life.

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Hans' Wife: Come back Hans! You will be burned yourself. Maria drowned to death and you burned up, what should I do then? Awwwww.

Henry Frankenstein: I've been cursed for delving into the mysteries of life.

Doctor Pretorius: Sometimes I have wondered whether life wouldn't be much more amusing if we were all devils, no nonsense about angels and being good.

The Monster: Friend? Friend?
The Monster's Mate: Awwwwwwww.
Doctor Pretorius: Stand back! Stand back.
The Monster's Mate: Awwwwwwww.
The Monster: She hate me, like others.

Doctor Pretorius: We shall drink to our partnership. Do you like gin? It is my only weakness.

The Monster: Alone: bad. Friend: good.

Doctor Pretorius: You and I have gone too far to stop. Nor, can it be stopped so easily.

The Monster: You - make man - like me?
Doctor Pretorius: No. Woman! Friend for you.
The Monster: Woman? Friend! Yes.

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.

Minnie: It's Doctor Pretorius. He says he wants to see the Master. Most insistent.
Henry Frankenstein: Pretorius?
Minnie: He's a very queer looking old gentleman, sir. I must see you on a secret, grave matter, he said. Tonight. Alone.
Henry Frankenstein: Bring him in.
Elizabeth: Henry, who is this man?
Minnie: Doctor Pretorius.

Minnie: Doctor Pretorius? Pretorius? - - Wha-wha-what, what was the name?
Doctor Pretorius: Doctor Pretorius.

Elizabeth: Speak to me, Henry.
Minnie: Oh, my lady, he'll never speak again.
Elizabeth: I was foretold of this. I was told beware of my wedding night.
Minnie: Awwwww! Oh, look! My lady, he's alive! Awwww.
Elizabeth: Henry, darling.
Henry Frankenstein: Elizabeth.
Minnie: Oh, what a terrible wedding night.

Henry Frankenstein: When can I see it?
Doctor Pretorius: I thought you might change your mind. Why not tonight? It is not very late.
Henry Frankenstein: Is it far?
Doctor Pretorius: No, but you will need a coat.

Henry Frankenstein: There are always accidental deaths occurring.
Doctor Pretorius: Always.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: An audience needs something stronger than a pretty little love story. So, why shouldn't I write of monsters?

Doctor Pretorius: Follow the lead of nature - or of God, if you like your Bible stories. Male and female created to them. Be fruitful and multiply. Create a race. A man-made race upon the face of the earth. Why not?

Hermit: And this is fire.
The Monster: Arrrrrrr.
Hermit: No! No. Fire is good.
The Monster: Fire - no good. No.
Hermit: There is good. And there is bad.
The Monster: Good. Bad.

Minnie: It's alive. The Monster. It's alive! Ohhh-ohhh.

The Monster: Woman... Friend... Wife.

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

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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."

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