Film Sound Cliches: Pt. 2 of 3

The Castle Thunder

by Steve Lee for Hollywood Lost and Found

“Castle Thunder could easily be called “the thunderclap heard around the world.” Originally recorded for “Frankenstein” in 1931, it has gone on to be featured in countless films and TV shows since, becoming the definitive movie thunderclap. Until around the late ’80s, whenever you heard a thunderclap in a movie, it was probably Castle Thunder.”

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