Elsa Lanchester as the Bride

Reprint Elsa Lanchester, Herself

Elsa Lanchester Quote

You will know her immediately.

The Bride to Karloff’s Frankenstein, and so much more.

It’s too easy for stories to disappear in this digital age, consuming images and icons without context or having an appreciation for the whole story.

These written accounts are invaluable, giving insight into a different time and place, and allowing us a glimpse into another persons life.

Elsa Lanchester

Elsa Lanchester was a fascinating woman, and her story is a rich one which deserves to be told in her own words.

Currently a Social Media campaign is underway petitioning for Elsa’s autobiography (titled Elsa Lanchester, Herself) to be reprinted.

Writer, performer and producer Tom Blunt is the organizing force behind the campaign appealing to the Motion Picture & Television Fundwho currently control Lanchester’s estate, for the reprint of her book.

Blunt eloquently explains why the need for such a campaign on his blog here.

If you’d like to see Elsa Lanchester’s autobiography republished, you can take part in this campaign in several ways:


Sharon Siefert, Dir. of Legal Affairs

Motion Picture & Television Fund

The Wasserman Campus
23388 Mulholland Drive
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

And be sure to check out the Reprint Elsa campaign page directly!


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