Boris Karloff

Bride of Frankenstein

19 Apr 1935
75 min
Mary Shelley (suggested by: the original story written in 1816 by), William Hurlbut (adapted by), John L. Balderston (adapted by), William Hurlbut (screenplay)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins.
Dr. Frankenstein and his monster both turn out to be alive, not killed as previously believed. Dr. Frankenstein wants to get out of the evil experiment business, but when a mad scientist, Dr. Pretorius, kidnaps his wife, Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help him create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster.


21 Nov 1931
70 min
John L. Balderston (based upon the composition by), Mary Shelley (from the novel by), Peggy Webling (adapted from the play by), Garrett Fort (screen play), Francis Edward Faragoh (screen play), Richard Schayer (scenario editor)
3 wins & 1 nomination.
An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

The Black Cat

07 May 1934
? N/A
65 min
Edgar Allan Poe (suggested by a story by), Peter Ruric (screenplay), Edgar G. Ulmer (story), Peter Ruric (story)
1 win.
American honeymooners in Hungary are trapped in the home of a Satan- worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident.

The Mummy

22 Dec 1932
73 min
Nina Wilcox Putnam (from a story by), Richard Schayer (from a story by), John L. Balderston (screen play)
1 win & 1 nomination.
A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover.

The Raven

25 Jan 1963
86 min
Richard Matheson (screenplay), Edgar Allan Poe (poem)
1 win.
A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allan Poe poem.