Friday, October 3, 2014

A Matter of Wife and Death

They unwrap her, like lifting a veil
This unhappiest gift for the male
But no wedding bells dong
It is dead they belong
Blissful rapture for stiffs is a "fail."

Ernest Thesiger as Dr. Pretorius, Colin Clive as Baron Henry von Frankenstein, and Elsa Lanchester as the Monster's mate in Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale; 1935). Title by David Cairns, using his grey matter. Image © 2014 Universal Pictures. Courtesy of Pyxurz.

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