“Be Still My Beating Heart…”   Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994) Opening Title Mary Shelley's Frankenstein(1994) - Doctors and murderers   “In 1932 the US Government started a 40 year long experiment on the effects of untreated syphilis in black men.  The 399 men with the disease were not informed of the nature of the experiments, had no idea they even had it, were denied treatment, and over 100 died as a result.