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Bride of Frankenstein Quotes

Bride of Frankenstein is a television program that debuted in 1970 . Bride of Frankenstein ended in 1970.

It features Carl Laemmle Jr. as producer, Franz Waxman in charge of musical score, and John J. Mescall as head of cinematography.

Bride of Frankenstein is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Bride of Frankenstein is 75 minutes long. Bride of Frankenstein is distributed by Universal Pictures.

The cast includes: Ernest Thesiger as Doctor Pretorius, Elsa Lanchester as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Gavin Gordon as Lord Byron, Douglas Walton as Percy Bysshe Shelley, Colin Clive as Henry Frankenstein, Dwight Frye as Karl, Una O'Connor as Minnie, Valerie Hobson as Elizabeth, and O. P. Heggie as Hermit.

Bride of Frankenstein Quotes

Colin Clive as Henry Frankenstein

  • (Colin Clive) "There are always accidental deaths occurring."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Always."
  • (Colin Clive) "Shall we put the heart in now?"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Yes."
  • (Colin Clive) "Ludwig."
  • (Colin Clive) "What we need is a female victim of sudden death. Can you do it?"
  • (Colin Clive) "Oh, what a wonderful vision it was. I dreamed of being the first to give to the world; the secret that God is so jealous of: the formula for life. Think of the power; to create a man; and I did. I did it. I created a man; and who knows, in time, I could have trained him to do my will. I could have built a race. I might even have found the secret of eternal life."
  • (Colin Clive) "When can I see it?"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "I thought you might change your mind. Why not tonight? It is not very late."
  • (Colin Clive) "Is it far?"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "No, but you will need a coat."
  • (Colin Clive) "Perhaps death is sacred; and I profaned it."
  • (Colin Clive) "But this isn't science. It's more like black magic."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "You think I'm mad. Perhaps I am. But listen, Henry Frankenstein. While you were digging in your graves, piecing together dead tissues, I, my dear pupil, went for my material to the source of life. I grew my creatures, like cultures, grew them as nature does, from seed."
  • (Colin Clive) "Darling, darling."
  • (The Monster's Mate) "Mmmmm --"
  • (Colin Clive) "She's alive. Alive."
  • (Colin Clive) "This is Professor Pretorius. He used to be Doctor of Philosophy at the university but, uh --"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "But was booted out; booted, my dear Baron, is the word; for knowing too much."
  • (Colin Clive) "I've been cursed for delving into the mysteries of life."

Ernest Thesiger as Doctor Pretorius

  • (Ernest Thesiger) "We shall drink to our partnership. Do you like gin? It is my only weakness."
  • (The Monster) "You; make man; like me?"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "No. Woman. Friend for you."
  • (The Monster) "Woman? Friend. Yes."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Look. The storm is coming up over the mountains. It will be here soon."
  • (Colin Clive) "The kites. Are the kites ready?"
  • (Dwight Frye) "Yes."
  • (Colin Clive) "Then send them up as soon as the wind rises. Hurry. Hurry."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Do you know who Henry Frankenstein is, and who you are?"
  • (The Monster) "Yes, I know. Made me from dead. I love dead -- hate living."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "You are wise in your generation. We must have a long talk, and then I have an important call to make."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "The Bride of Frankenstein."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "The next one is the very devil. Beelzebub, this little chap. There's a certain resemblance to me, don't you think? Or, do I flatter myself?"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Sometimes I have wondered whether life wouldn't be much more amusing if we were all devils, no nonsense about angels and being good."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "To a new world of gods and monsters."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "My experiments did not turn out quite like yours, Henry. But science, like love, has her little surprises. As you shall see."
  • (The Monster) "Smoke? Friend?"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Yes, I hope so. Have a cigar; they're my only weakness."
  • (The Monster) "Good. Good."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "You and I have gone too far to stop. Nor, can it be stopped so easily."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Our mad dream is only half realized. Alone, you have created the man. Now, together, we will create; his mate."
  • (Colin Clive) "You mean?"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Yes, a woman. That should be really interesting."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Creation of life is enthralling. Distinctly enthralling, is it not?"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Follow the lead of nature; or of God, if you like your Bible stories. Male and female created to them. Be fruitful and multiply. Create a race. A man-made race upon the face of the earth. Why not?"
  • (The Monster) "Friend? Friend?"
  • (The Monster's Mate) "Awwwwwwww."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Stand back. Stand back."
  • (The Monster's Mate) "Awwwwwwww."
  • (The Monster) "She hate me, like others."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Everything is now ready for you and me to begin our supreme collaboration."
  • (Colin Clive) "No, no. Don't tell me of it. I don't want to hear. I've changed my mind. I won't do it."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "I expected this. I thought we might need another assistant. Perhaps he can persuade you."
  • (Colin Clive) "Nothing can persuade me."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "We shall see."
  • (Colin Clive) "No. Not that."
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Oh, he's quite harmless -- except when crossed."

Dwight Frye as Karl

  • (Dwight Frye) "Whataya say, pal, let's give ourselves up and let 'em hang us. This is no life for murderers."
  • (Dwight Frye) "Pretty little thing, in her way, wasn't she?"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "I hope her bones are firm."
  • (Dwight Frye) "The kites. The kites. Get 'em ready. Ludwig. He wants the kites."

Una O'Connor as Minnie

  • (Una O'Connor) "Doctor Pretorius? Pretorius?; - Wha-wha-what, what was the name?"
  • (Ernest Thesiger) "Doctor Pretorius."
  • (Una O'Connor) "It's Doctor Pretorius. He says he wants to see the Master. Most insistent."
  • (Colin Clive) "Pretorius?"
  • (Una O'Connor) "He's a very queer looking old gentleman, sir. I must see you on a secret, grave matter, he said. Tonight. Alone."
  • (Colin Clive) "Bring him in."
  • (Valerie Hobson) "Henry, who is this man?"
  • (Una O'Connor) "Doctor Pretorius."
  • (Una O'Connor) "Nobody'd believe me. All right. I wash me hands of it. They can all be murdered in their beds."
  • (Burgomaster) "Bring him down when you've bound him."
  • (Una O'Connor) "Do you want any help there? I'll bind him."
  • (Una O'Connor) "It's alive. The Monster. It's alive. Ohhh-ohhh."
  • (Una O'Connor) "I'd hate to find him under my bed at night. He's a nightmare in the daylight, he is."
  • (Una O'Connor) "Shoot him. Why don't you shoot him?"

O. P. Heggie as Hermit

  • (O. P. Heggie) "We shall be friends. I have prayed many times for God to send me a friend. Its very lonely here and its been a long time since any human being came into this hut. I shall look after you and you will comfort me. And now you must lie down and go to sleep. Yes. Yes. Now, you must sleep."
  • (O. P. Heggie) "And now, for our lesson. Remember, this is bread. Bread."
  • (The Monster) "Bread."
  • (O. P. Heggie) "And this is wine; to drink."
  • (The Monster) "Drink."
  • (O. P. Heggie) "Drink."
  • (The Monster) "Good. Good."
  • (O. P. Heggie) "We are friends; you and I. Friends."
  • (The Monster) "Friends."
  • (O. P. Heggie) "Good."
  • (The Monster) "Good."
  • (O. P. Heggie) "And now, for a smoke."
  • (The Monster) "No. No."
  • (O. P. Heggie) "No. No. This is good. Smoke. You try."
  • (The Monster) "Smoke?"
  • (The Monster) "Good. Good."
  • (O. P. Heggie) "And this is fire."
  • (The Monster) "Arrrrrrr."
  • (O. P. Heggie) "No. No. Fire is good."
  • (The Monster) "Fire; no good. No."
  • (O. P. Heggie) "There is good. And there is bad."
  • (The Monster) "Good. Bad."

Gavin Gordon as Lord Byron

  • (Gavin Gordon) "-- open up your pits of hell."
  • (Gavin Gordon) "Well, whatever your purpose may have been, my dear, I take great relish in savoring each separate horror. I roll them over on my tongue."
  • (Gavin Gordon) "You hear? Come Mary, come and watch the storm."
  • (Elsa Lanchester) "You know how lightning alarms me."
  • (Gavin Gordon) "How beautifully dramatic. The cruelest savage exhibition of nature at her worst without."
  • (Gavin Gordon) "And we three. We elegant three within. I should like to think that an irate Jehovah was pointing those arrows of lightning directly at my head. The unbowed head of George Gordon, Lord Byron. England's greatest sinner. But I cannot flatter myself to that extent. Possibly those thunders are for our dear Shelley. Heavens applause for England's greatest poet."
  • (Douglas Walton) "What of my Mary?"
  • (Gavin Gordon) "She's an angel."
  • (Elsa Lanchester) "You think so?"

Valerie Hobson as Elizabeth

  • (Valerie Hobson) "Who's there?"
  • (Una O'Connor) "It's Minnie, my lady."
  • (Valerie Hobson) "Speak to me, Henry."
  • (Una O'Connor) "Oh, my lady, he'll never speak again."
  • (Valerie Hobson) "I was foretold of this. I was told beware of my wedding night."
  • (Una O'Connor) "Awwwww. Oh, look. My lady, he's alive. Awwww."
  • (Valerie Hobson) "Henry, darling."
  • (Colin Clive) "Elizabeth."
  • (Una O'Connor) "Oh, what a terrible wedding night."

Elsa Lanchester as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

  • (Elsa Lanchester) "An audience needs something stronger than a pretty little love story. So, why shouldn't I write of monsters?"

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