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James Whale (I) (1889–1957)


James Whale was an English film director, theatre director and actor. He is best remembered for his four classic horror films: Frankenstein (1931), The Old Dark House (1932), The Invisible Man (1933) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935). He also directed films in other genres, including what is considered the definitive film version of the musical ... See full bio »

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Frankenstein Director
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Show Boat Director
(1936)

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Other Works:

(February 1 to 11, 1951) He directed Franklin Lacy's play, "Pagan in the Parlor," at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California. Gilmor Brown was artistic director. See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 5 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[to Paul Robeson, upon hearing and seeing the "Ol' Man River" sequence in Whale's 1936 film Show Boat (1936)] The spine-chilling effect of that one song was something I shall never forget. See more »

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Interred at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California, USA, in the Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Memory, Niche #20076. See more »

Trademark:

Darkly comic sense of humor See more »

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Jimmy

Star Sign:

Cancer

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