Dr. Victor Frankenstein, working in a castle on a remote Swiss island, attempts to create a perfect man but his resultant creation turns out to be a murderous beast who must be destroyed.
Did You Know?
According to Chaney biographer Don Smith, the actor was drinking during rehearsals of the show and damaged props which had to be replaced. When the show was actually shot, an inebriated Chaney was under the impression that it was a dress rehearsal and gingerly laid the furniture down instead of throwing it as he should. He can be heard saying "Save for the show" when he uncharacteristically lays down a chair. See more
While Frankenstein is talking to his wife and later while the announcer is talking, the sound of stagehands cleaning up the lab set can be heard. See more
There are some things better left undone.