This much-requested, made-for-TV adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel stars Michael Sarrazin as the creature given life by Victor Frankenstein (Leonard Whiting), who witnesses his creation turn uncontrollable after he's duped by his associate, Dr. Polidori (James Mason). David McCallum, Jane Seymour, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud and Tom Baker also star.

  1. Jack Smight


  2. Mary Shelley


  3. Christopher Isherwood


  4. Don Bachardy


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Mason

    James Mason

    Dr. John Polidori

  2. Leonard Whiting

    Leonard Whiting

    Victor Frankenstein

  3. David McCallum

    David McCallum

    Dr. Clervall

  4. Jane Seymour

    Jane Seymour

    Agatha / Prima

  5. Nicola Pagett

    Nicola Pagett

    Elizabeth Fanschawe

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Frankenstein: The True Story
Frankenstein: The True Story


Status Released

Release Information

  • November 28, 1973


Original Language English

Runtime 3h 5m

Budget -

Revenue -



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