MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why is Frankenstein’s skin green?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why is Frankenstein’s skin green?

It’s Halloween season so today’s mystery is about one of the most famous monster movies ever. Frankenstein. Why is his skin green?

Green is a very monster-y color but there is a very practical reason to why he’s green. Back when Universal Studios was making the movie Frankenstein they realized that the green shows up better on black and white. Very similar to another monster movie, Dracula. It also really popped under the lightening of the set.

If you’re being Frankenstein for Halloween this year now you have a fun fact to go with the costume.

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