Includes the complete script; stunning production stills; an exclusvie introduction and special chapter on the making of the film written by Branagh; behind-the-scene details on special effects, makeup, production design, casting, a bio of Mary Shelley and essay about the horror genre in literature and film by scholar Leonard Wolf. 185 illustrations, 80 in color.
The Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks, official companions to films, large format (8 3/8 x 10 7/8), heavily illustrated throughout, with color photographs, details on the making of the film, background on the filmmakers and cast.
About the Author
Kenneth Branagh, was already a celebrated stage actor when, in 1988, he made his debut as a film director with Henry V; among other films he has directed are Dead Again, Peter's Friends, Much Ado About Nothing, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, In Bleak Midwinter, Hamlet, and Love's Labour's Lost; as a performer he has been seen in Conspiracy, Celebrity, and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
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