If you are a horror/terror movie fan, these two pictures are a MUST see. I saw both of them as a kid some 60 years ago (the theater audience was obviously much older than the average movie audience). As an adult this time I could not only appreciate the technical qualities of both films but the the transition in the Monster's character from a feral being in " Frankenstein"to a humanized man, searching love and acceptance in "The Bride of Frankenstein," was truly moving.The profuse used of irony and tragic reversal in "The Bride's" story gave it a substance the "Frankenstein" movie lacked altho I think both movies generated quite a bit of empathy for the "monster" and some revulsion towards his creator. Is this a parable about the relationship between God and man or, as some critics have argued, a critique of modern science an the possibility that some of its best intentions may go astray? Both movies deal with both issues and offer a provocative resolution to today's audiences.