By Eddie Cope.
Cast: 3m., 5w., extras What's the surest way to develop a beauty-contest winner? Create your own beauty. And who could be better qualified for the job than a member of the Frankenstein family! With nearly two centuries of people creation as his heritage, Dr. Victor Frankenstein IV—great-great-grandson of the original—could hardly fail. And he doesn't. Instead of creating a monster, he manufactures the most beautiful woman in the world—physically, that is. Mentally? ... well ... she's like a new-born baby. Dr. Frankenstein hires two tutors, a former model and a former Shakespearean actress. Aurora Dawn's method of learning through imitation is hilarious. The eccentric teachers try to teach her to walk fetchingly, talk seductively, smile perpetually, applaud loudly for her enemies and fool the judges. While all this is going on, a flirtatious Russian spy tries to steal the secret of her creation. Did we say spy? Well … not exactly. As she says, "Who needs spies in America? Just send a news reporter and everybody will tell everything." A "hobo" of a professional football coach; Dr. Frankenstein's ubiquitous servant, Igor, who likes to tell Swiss jokes; and Tillie Talbot, who owns a tamale factory, round out the cast. Approximate Running Time: 75 minutes.