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  • Woman in hat and white dress stands beside a man kneeling on a leather chair in a room with mirror.
    Film still from Frankenstein, 1910

    Film still from Frankenstein, 1910

    Producer: Edison Manufacturing Company
    Courtesy Library of Congress

    The monster is played by Charles Stanton Ogle. Augustus Phillips plays Victor Frankenstein and Mary Fuller plays his fiancée.

  • Figure in dress leans out of camera shot with arm extended. Mirror in room captures her reflection.
    Film still from Frankenstein, 1910

    Film still from Frankenstein, 1910

    Producer: Edison Manufacturing Company
    Courtesy Library of Congress

    When Victor Frankenstein refuses to create a companion for the monster, the creature becomes enraged and kills the doctor’s fiancée.

  • A young girl lying on the floor and a young man standing look in fright at a monster, who faces away.
    Film still from Frankenstein, 1910

    Film still from Frankenstein, 1910

    Producer: Edison Manufacturing Company
    Courtesy Library of Congress

    The monster confronts Victor Frankenstein, who is visiting with his fiancée, and demands he create a female monster.