Year Without a Summer: 200 years of Dr. Frankenstein and his Creature

Date:
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Year Without a Summer. This cavalier adaptation of Mary Shelley’s gothic novel ranks as one of the great films from the golden age of Universal horror. The film’s stark black-and-white cinematography...
Date:
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Year Without a Summer. Forced into directing the sequel, Whale arguably betters his original with this allegorical horror classic. Boris Karloff delivers a multilayered, emotive performance...
Date:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time:
8:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Year Without a Summer. Karloff’s final stint as the Monster is somewhat overshadowed by Bela Lugosi’s scene-stealing role as the crazed shepherd Igor. Special introduction by author and Frankenstein expert, Lester D. Friedman, professor of Media and Society at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Date:
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Year Without a Summer. Baron Frankenstein (Udo Kier) desires to create a couple who will perpetuate the ideals of ancient Greece. His female creation complete, the mad scientist now seeks male...
Date:
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Time:
8 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Year Without a Summer. Kenneth Branagh’s Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was, at the time of its premiere, the most expensive attempt to translate Mary Shelley’s imagination to the big screen...