Frankenstein Castle Thunder

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This is a Universal Studios sound effect that is not on the Universal Studios Sound Effects Library or any other current professional sound effects libraries for that matter. The original version of the sound known as "Castle Thunder", it debuted in the horror film, Frankenstein on November 21, 1931.


  • First recorded: 1931
  • Creator: N/A
  • Owner: Universal (1931-1995), Sound Ideas (1995-present)
  • Origin: United States
  • Year debut: August 1, 1931
  • First heardEast of Borneo (a Universal film)
  • Area used: Worldwide (Especially in the UK and Canada.)

This sound is the original version of what is known as "castle thunder". Originally a Universal sound effect, it debuted in the adventure film, East of Borneo on August 1, 1931. Since the mid-1930s, it has been used by some other studios and has been edited and modified in various forms, listed below...

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