F is for FRANKENSTEIN
(Frankenstein - 1931)
Firstly, I'm fully aware that Frankenstein is the name of the doctor and not the monster. I know. However, since the creature has no name, I'm making an exception because he is arguably the single most important monster in the history of cinema.
James Whale's masterpiece was by no means the first horror film, but it's release cemented the very idea of a horror genre. The MVP of the Universal monsters, Karloff's creature is at once tragic and terrifying, inhuman yet more humane than those around him.
Boris Karloff's touching performance is nothing short of perfection, still resonating 88 years later. His appearance, designed by Jack Pierce and differing hugely from the source material, is so iconic that you'd be hard-pushed to find anyone on Earth who didn't recognise him.
The cultural impact of this character and the films he appeared in cannot be overstated. Essays and books have been written about him and there is little I can add, suffice to say the Frankenstein monster is not just iconic, he is truly the stuff of legend.
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