Can you spot which Frankenstein monster was played by Boris Karloff?

The iconic monster has been played by dozens of actors over the years.

Image: The Everett Collection

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It's hard to find an actor more closely tied to classic horror than Boris Karloff. Just the sound of his voice is enough to send a shiver up the spine. Ironically, his most iconic role, Frankenstein’s Monster, is mostly silent. When Karloff donned the famous makeup in 1931, he cemented his place in horror history.

You can see Karloff in the 1931 classic Frankenstein as part of our October FrankenFest this Saturday, October 9, at 8P | 7C on Svengoolie!

Even if they’ve never watched the original Frankenstein, most horror fans have certainly seen Boris Karloff's likeness as the monster. Or so it might seem. Many lookalike monsters popped up in the numerous sequels. Some were still played by Karloff, some weren’t.

Here are nine different iterations of Frankenstein's Monster from classic horror films. Can you find the one played by Boris Karloff?

All images courtesy of the Everett Collection.

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  1. Which one of these monsters is Boris Karloff?

Can you spot which Frankenstein monster was played by Boris Karloff?

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LoveMETV22 7 days ago
I thought I saw MPH on earlier.
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Yeah I get that log back in every month or so and it happens multiple times in an evening. It’s weird.

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House By The River (1950) |Fritz Lang| Louis Hayward, Jane Wyatt - Film Noir Full Movie. 1 hr 25 min- Crime-Drama-Film-Noir.

https://archive.org/details/housebytheriver1950_202002
texasluva LoveMETV22 6 days ago

Weekend movie-

House By The River (1950) |Fritz Lang| Louis Hayward, Jane Wyatt - Film Noir Full Movie. 1 hr 25 min- Crime-Drama-Film-Noir.

https://archive.org/details/housebytheriver1950_202002
I like this movie. Forgot all about it. Thanks Texasluva!
texasluva 7 days ago
LoveMetv22 didn't draw a blank on this quiz. Now we all get to watch Point Blank thanks to LoveMetv22
Point Blank (1967) 1 hr 32 min-Crime-Drama-Thriller
Director: John Boorman
Actor:
Lee Marvin
Angie Dickinson
Keenan Wynn
Carroll O'Connor
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Pacificsun texasluva 7 days ago
Hey Texasluva ... if no one else said it, we're ALL happy your back! Wouldn't miss the reunion party for anything. Even if I am a bad guesser!

Have a great weekend and rest up!!
texasluva Pacificsun 7 days ago
Thank you and that I will do.
LoveMETV22 texasluva 7 days ago
I second that, and we had egg rolls at the reunion party.
texasluva LoveMETV22 7 days ago
I am not going to do many if any Chinese proverbs sounds being someone important just got fired for voicing such a thing about a baseball player. I'll eat the egg rolls right down though-thanks
texasluva Pacificsun 6 days ago

Weekend movie-

House By The River (1950) |Fritz Lang| Louis Hayward, Jane Wyatt - Film Noir Full Movie. 1 hr 25 min- Crime-Drama-Film-Noir.

https://archive.org/details/housebytheriver1950_202002
LoveMETV22 7 days ago
Point Blank?
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texasluva Moody 3 days ago
Friday Night preview and Weekend Coming Attractions.

Friday Night Quiz Preview
It's Alive! - Frankenstein.


Bonus Movie #1 The Tingler (1959).
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Coming Attractions this weekend-

River of no Return (1954).

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The Big one is here this weekend. Yes! Psycho! 1960!
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Friday Night preview and Weekend Coming Attractions.

Friday Night Quiz Preview
It's Alive! - Frankenstein.
.


Bonus Movie #1 The Tingler (1959)
.

Coming Attractions this weekend-

River of no Return (1954)
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The Big one is here this weekend. Yes! Psycho! 1960!
Early access to MQ quizzers for one of the weekend moves and entertainment. So one does not get bored surfing to get their weekend movies. Oh. I guess I should tell you where to go. No not there. At: Is this a James Bond movie or a Twilight Zone episode? By 8 P.M tonight. So you can come on by any ole time.
...😂 Thank you!
texasluva 7 days ago
Friday night movie quiz-10/15/2021

They double crossed him and stole his money, left for dead. Now he wants it back. Not a dollar more or dollar less. Single-mindedly tries to retrieve the money that was stolen from him. .He will have to go to extremes to get it. At least 4 famous actors you all know. One being a woman (of course). You know her well. Leading actor usually plays a tough hard core type in most of his movies. Another actor male has played in movies but more well known in a long running TV Show (comedy). Woman actor has played in many movies along with some TV series. Genre is Crime, Drama, Thriller.


Entertainment-
Men Without Hats / Safety Dance.
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This woman gives you some sound advice. STAY OUTTA THE SHARK'S HOUSE!!!
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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance "Steak" Scene.
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BAY CITY ROLLERS - Saturday Night.

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The Battle with A Retired Gladiator | Gladiator | Screen Bites.
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Paul Revere and The Raiders - Kicks.



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Beetlejuice - Jump In The Line (Shake Senora)



Bonus Movie #1
The time is now to watch this movie if you haven't already. Will it entertain you, yes. Will it surprise you, yes. Will it agonize you, yes. Will it scare you, for sure. When it starts you will think "Oh look at the savages". They are not the savages. They will come later and then you will "gulp". You will say "how come". Because they can and this is the way humans lived in this area, long, long ago. There will be blood. There will be sacrifices and an absolute awesome finish to it, one way or another. The not so bad savages you will be rooting for. The really bad savages you will learn to fear, loath and hate. Now aren't you glad you're not from those times, whew! I'd say so. Those who watch let me know the outcome of your feelings towards watching it. Oh the movie is below.
Apocalypto (2006) 2 hr 18 min-Action-Adventure-Drama
Director: Mel Gibson
This is the only copy I could locate that is not in Spanish, Spanish Captions or no captions. It was intended with English captions. Quality a little less then normal.
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.
https://archive.org/details/popcornarchive-apocalypto-2006-w-55av_202106

2nd bonus movie-

House On Haunted Hill (1959) 1 hr 15 min- Crime-Horror-Mystery
Director: William Castle
Actor:
Vincent Price
Carol Ohmart
Richard Long
Alan Marshal

A millionaire offers $10,000 to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife.
https://archive.org/details/house.on.-haunted.-hill.-1959.1080p.-blu-ray.-x-264-amiable

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MrsPhilHarris texasluva 20 hours ago
Is this the quiz?
texasluva MrsPhilHarris 19 hours ago
Nope. Early access to one of the weekend movies and entertainment. You can get your movie early and enjoy 'Radio Tunes Oldies" I will in the future be doing some of these with different types of music and or Movie trailers or scenes or something interesting. That way you don't have to wait and mosey on over to just get a movie with no fun. Now you have both
texasluva MrsPhilHarris 19 hours ago
It is up and running for whenever quizzers like to go and get their movie and plays some tunes.
MrsPhilHarris texasluva 19 hours ago
That’s wonderful! Thanks.
Pacificsun 7 days ago
6:40pm PDT - I am here, and am not going to sit on the sofa tonight!
😂 I almost got too comfortable awhile ago, so I got up and did the dishes!
texasluva Pacificsun 7 days ago
Well if it ain't sleeping beauty (clicks fingers) Wake up
Mags says: Stay awake, stay awake, quiz coming soon
texasluva Pacificsun 7 days ago
Sometimes I get it ready early and worry about getting timed out waiting for 10. Start late and everyone is getting antsy
Mags ain't sayin' nothin rite now...😴😴😴
texasluva Pacificsun 3 days ago
Friday Night preview and Weekend Coming Attractions.

Friday Night Quiz Preview
It's Alive! - Frankenstein.
.

Bonus Movie #1 The Tingler (1959).
.

Coming Attractions this weekend-

River of no Return (1954).

.

The Big one is here this weekend. Yes! Psycho! 1960!
.
JHP 8 days ago
1st try - just watched on of my fav horror flicks!

thank you Sven!!!
Mac2Nite 11 days ago
Too easy... must be showing my age 😉
MikefromJersey 12 days ago
Got it on the second try. Glen Strange was brilliant as the monster in Abbott & Costello Meet
Frankenstein. An outstanding movie, a unique combo of comedy and horror that has never
been duplicated. In one scene where Costello stepped off his mark in front of a closed door,
Strange punched thru it from the other side and walloped Lou, who finished the scene.
It was left in the film and it's obvious when you know to look for it.
Everything fell into place to make this a classic, including by chance using the future horror icon
Vincent Price as the Invisible Man. This flick stacks up with any Marx Brothers film, but because
Bud and Lou were "low comics" high brow critics are loath to give it it's due.
I got news for them, the Marx Brothers played the same joints and Vaudeville theaters that
Abbott and Costello appeared in.
vinman63 12 days ago
In the Monster Mash Bobby Pickett does a good Boris Karloff imitation.
retro6 12 days ago
Easy peasy. My favorite Frankenstein out side of Fred Gwynne’s Herman.
Gossemer 12 days ago
Yeah got it in 1, love Boris. He rocks.
Jeffrey 12 days ago
"You picked Boris Karloff! Correct! --------Yeah, after 6 tries. I picked him (Boris Karloff) on the 6th try.
kidhickey 12 days ago
I Picked the Right Frankie Monster for Boris Karloff , what helped me , was thinking about where he played the Mummy , and sort of compared those images between the images of those 2 movies that he stared in, Boris i think was the best Monster of Frankenstein , he played it very well .
" was thinking about where he played the Mummy"
Hi Kid,
I didn't know he played Will Robinson.
audie65 12 days ago
I got it. Used to have 8mm castle film of 1931 original. Used to watch it with my brother on my dad's film projector in the early 1970's!!
idkwut2use 12 days ago
Got 'im! :D
Terrific--although my favorite Frankenstein film is probably the Branagh/de Niro one because it's so hyper-faithful to the book.
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