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|Decoding the Past In Search of the Real Frankenstein|
Genres: Television, Documentary
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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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 German...so much for the movies...). I don't think the Franks were ever that far east.