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James Whale : a new world of gods and monsters

Author: James Curtis
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st University of Minnesota Press edView all editions and formats
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James Whale directed some of the most stylish movies of the 1930s, but he was most successful in a genre he virtually invented. Most famously in Frankenstein, but also in The Invisible Man and The Bride of Frankenstein, Whale created a new type of horror film -sophisticated, tragic, and morbidly humorous. Whale made grim war dramas, light comedy, adventure, mystery, and even a movie version of the musical Show Boat.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Curtis, James, 1953-
James Whale.
Boston : Faber and Faber, 1998
(DLC) 98189087
(OCoLC)38747063
Named Person: James Whale; James Whale
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Curtis
ISBN: 0816643865 9780816643868
OCLC Number: 52942910
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Faber and Faber, 1998.
"Film chronology": pages 423-433.
Description: ix, 455 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: James Curtis.

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