Frankenstein

This edition of Frankenstein, in gestation for over fifteen years, provides the texts of both the 1818 and 1831 editions, as well as copious annotations that emphasize the novel's strong inter- and intra-textual connections.

Jack Pierce

May, 2009
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Jack Pierce

 

Jack Pierce, 1889-1968, chief makeup artist for Universal Studios from 1926 to 1947.

Pierce and Karloff worked together three hours a day for three weeks to create a prototype of the Monster's appearance. Although his creation, with its green skin, flat head, and electrodes in the neck, has entered popular consciousness as the definitive Creature, the image remains the property of Universal.

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