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When is "Frankenstein Monster Day"?
Frankenstein Monster Day is always on October 30th!

Theres more than one Frankenstein Holiday and as a result, a little confusion. We will try and clarify these days the best we can.......


 

Origin of this Holiday?
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of all the Frankenstein holidays. This holiday is referred to as a "National" day.  However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. Even though we didn't, this is still a holiday that is publicized to celebrate. So have fun with it and celebrate it!

We did find reference to this holiday on several ECard websites.
Frankenstein Friday ECard Greetings
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What is this Holiday for?
This holiday is for learning all about the history of Frankenstein and celebrate in the holiday by dressing up to look just like Frankenstein the monster.
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What type of holiday is this?
This is a National Holiday celebrated in the USA.
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About Frankensteins Monster
Frankenstein's monster (or Frankenstein's creature) is a fictional character that first appeared in Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus. In the novel, the creature has no name—a symbol of his parentlessness and lack of human sense of self and identity. He does call himself, when speaking to his creator, Victor Frankenstein, the "Adam of your labours". He is also variously referred to as a "creature," "fiend," "the dæmon," "wretch," "zombie," "devil," "being," and "ogre" in the novel.

The monster's namelessness became part of the stage tradition as Mary Shelley's story was adapted into serious and comic plays in London, Paris, and France during the decades after the novel's first appearance. Mary Shelley herself attended a performance of Presumption, the first successful stage adaptation of her novel. "The play bill amused me extremely, for in the list of dramatic personae came, _______ by Mr T. Cooke,” she wrote her friend Leigh Hunt. “This nameless mode of naming the unnameable is rather good.”

Into this vacuum, it is understandable that the name of the creator—Frankenstein—would soon be used to name the creation. That mistake was made within the first decade after the novel was published, but it became cast in concrete after the story was popularized in the famous 1930s Universal film series starring Boris Karloff. The film was based largely on a play by Peggy Webling, performed in London in 1927. Curiously, Webling's Frankenstein actually does give his creature his name. The Universal film reverted to the empty cypher, however: the film's credits list the character Karloff plays as a series of question marks. Nevertheless, the creature soon enough became best known in the popular imagination as "Frankenstein".
wikipedia /encyclopedia /Frankensteins monster
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How can I Celebrate this holiday?


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Other October 30 holidays around the world
October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 62 days remaining until the end of the year.

"The creature"
as played by Boris Karloff.

The most well-known image of Frankenstein's monster in popular culture derives from Boris Karloff's portrayal in the 1931 movie Frankenstein, with makeup created by Jack Pierce from possibly crucial sketched suggestions by director James Whale (credit for Karloff's look remains controversial). Karloff played the monster in two more Universal films, Bride of Frankenstein and Son of Frankenstein.
Frankenstein - The Legacy Collection (Frankenstein / Bride of / Son of / Ghost of / House of)
For the first time ever the original Frankenstein film comes to DVD in this extraordinary Legacy Collection. Included in the collection is the original classic starring the renowned Boris Karloff and four timeless sequels featuring such legendary actors as Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney Jr. These are the landmark films that inspired an entire genre of movies and continue to be major influences on motion pictures to this day.
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