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Decoding the Past: In Search of the Real Frankenstein
Decoding the Past In Search of the Real Frankenstein
Genres: Television, Documentary
NR     2008     0hr 50min

The fascinating story of Johann Konrad Dipple, a brilliant scientist caught up in the dark world of alchemy and body snatching. This is the true tale of the original mad scientist, born in 1673, in the famous gothic Franke...  more »


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Genres: Television, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Television, Documentary
Studio: A&E Home Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 08/26/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 0hr 50min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Member Movie Reviews

William E. from ATKINSON, IL
Reviewed on 1/23/2011...
"Frankenstein", means "castle of the Franks" in German. Any Frankish castle is technically a "Frankenstein".

I've been to the "Frankenstein" located on a hill in Darmstadt, Germany, south of Frankfurt, but it does not overlook the Rhine River.

Most stories of Frankenstein castle do not even take place in Germany but much further east in Transylvania, Romania (where they do not speak much for the movies...). I don't think the Franks were ever that far east.