Happy Belated Frankenstein Day!

by on Sep.12, 2012, under Syndicated from the Web

Reposted from Vintage Halloween Toys – My Blog | Go to Original Post

So apparently yesterday (August 30th) was “Frankenstein Day” in honor of Mary Shelley’s birthday on August 30th, 1797. I was not aware of this, but seeing as Frankenstein’s Monster (or just plain Frankenstein as most of us call him) is one of the more popular monsters associated with Halloween, I thought you should all know there is such a thing as Frankenstein Day.

But that’s not all….Frankenstein Day is also celebrated on the last Friday in October and/or October 29th. So if you missed out, and really wanted to go crazy (watch a Frankenstein movie, make a Frankenstein cake, have a Frankenstein party, put on your favorite Frankenstein tee shirt, or do something else involving the big green lug), you still have another chance to celebrate.

Here’s a picture from the cover of Famous Monsters of Filmland (a great treasure for monster movie enthusiasts) featuring Frankenstein’s Monster. Cheers!

Famous Monsters of Filmland Frankenstein Cover

Famous Monsters of Filmland Frankenstein cover.

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