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James Whale

a new world of gods and monsters

by Curtis, James

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Published by Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Whale, James, d. 1957.,
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames Curtis.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.W5 C87 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3678365M
      ISBN 100816643865
      LC Control Number2003018987

      James Whale, back turned, in a very tiny photo from the making of "Bride of Frankenstein", but still a cool behind the scenes view. Sorry I have not been working on this page for a very long time, but hopefully I'll be back at it once more in the coming new year!Followers: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Road Back is a American drama war film directed by James Whale, starring John King, Richard Cromwell, and Slim Summerville. The screenplay is by Charles Kenyon and R. C. Sherriff from the novel of the same name by Erich Maria by: Dimitri Tiomkin.

      Literature Review& Critical Analysis of Frankenstein The film, Frankenstein, which was directed by James Whale changed the mad-scientist/horror movie scene permanently. Although it is almost a century old, people are still reenacting it . James Whale is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with James Whale and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected.

      Words3 Pages Frankenstein is a fictional story written by Mary Shelly. It was later adapted into a movie version directed by James Whales. There are more differences than similarities between the book and the movie. James Whale. Frankenstein. Birthplace: Dudley, Worcestershire, England Location of death: Hollywood, CA Cause of death: Suicide Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn. Military service: British Army (WWI, 2nd Lt., taken POW) Suicide was a secret until after David Lewis's death in [1] William J. Mann, Behind the Screen (), pp. Born:


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James Whale by Curtis, James Download PDF EPUB FB2

After seeing the film "Gods and Monsters" I was anxious to read a biography of James Whale. This book by James Curtis certainly fits the bill of a complete biography of its subject. Curtis was a close friend of David Lewis, James Whale book lived with James Whale for several years and saw to it after the director's death that his memory lived by: 9.

James Whale: A New World of Gods and Monsters. The basis for the Academy Award winning film "Gods and Monsters" Starring Ian McKellan and Brendan Fraser. James Curtis is the author of a well-received biography on Preston Sturges and a new book, W.C.

FIELDS, just published by Knopf and favorably reviewed in the NYTBR/5. This is not any definitive biography, but it serves as a primer of the life and career of James Whale, a master dramatist and satirist. I have quite a bit of respect for the creative writing of Mark Gatiss; this just may be a labour of love developed on a sixpence budget.

There's a problem loading this menu right now.4/5(1). James Whale is very honest about his life and experiences. The book is funny, sad, thought provoking and I couldn't put it down. An excellent read and I would thoroughly recommend it, was sorry when it ended.4/5(17).

James Curtis has written the definitive life of James Whale, taking him from poverty in rural England to the squalor of a German prison camp, to the excitement of London's West End, and ultimately to Hollywood, where he profoundly influenced several generations of Brand: University of Minnesota Press.

James Whale (Filmmakers) First Edition by James Curtis (Author)Format: Hardcover. James Curtis' book "Gods and Monsters" is a hard book to put down. It starts with Whale's rough childhood, interest in theater, and break into films. There is a chapter devoted to each of his major films with behind the scene insight.

The book gives an honest account of Whale's triumphs and disappointments/5(16). Curtis' book, "James Whale," was published in but, despite its revealing account of the director's death, Curtis was disappointed in the result.

James Curtis' book "Gods and Monsters" is a hard book to put down. It starts with Whale's rough childhood, interest in theater, and break into films. There is a chapter devoted to each of his major films with behind the scene by: 9. In mainstream print, Gatiss is responsible for an acclaimed biography of the film director James Whale.

His first non-Doctor Who novel, The Vesuvius Club, was published infor which he was nominated in the category of Best Newcomer in the British Book Awards. A follow up, The Devil in Amber, /5.

James Curtis is the author of W. Fields: A Biography; James Whale: A New World of Gods and Monsters; and Between Flops: A Biography of Preston Sturges. Curtis is married and lives in Brea, by: 2. James Curtis has written the definitive life of James Whale, taking him from rural England to a German prison camp, to London’s West End, and ultimately to Hollywood, where he profoundly influenced several generations of filmmakers.

With strong opinions, this book talks about his lifetime and career, including his diagnosis with illness and how he came through it. With an excellent forward by Chris Moyles, who, like me, listened to James Whale on Radio Aire in the ’s – sometimes underneath the bedsheats – this is an excellent read.

A well-crafted, detailed biography of the director of such classics as Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, and the version of Showboat.

Though he is usually identified as a “horror film” director, Whale, in the best tradition of the old-time Hollywood. Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curtis, James, James Whale.

Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, Whale chose Frankenstein (), mostly because none of Universal's other properties particularly interested him and he wanted to make something other than a war picture. In Whale directed The Invisible Man (), based on the book by H.G. Wells. The Invisible Man is a American pre-Code science fiction horror film directed by James on H.

Wells' science fiction novel The Invisible Man and produced by Universal Pictures, the film stars Claude Rains, in his first American screen appearance, and Gloria film was written by R.C. Sherriff, along with Philip Wylie and Preston Music by: Heinz Roemheld. James Whale is the author of Almost A Celebrity ( avg rating, 39 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Frankenstein ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 1 rev /5.

Director James Whale reserves a juicy cameo part for his old Frankenstein cohort Dwight "Renfield" Frye. Slightly hampered by a limited budget, Man in the Iron Mask was nonetheless popular enough to encourage producer Small to put together another literary derivation inThe Son of Monte Cristo, utilizing many of the same : Henstooth Video.

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James Whale David Lewis (14 December in Trinidad, Colorado – 13 March in Los Angeles [1]), born David Levy, was a prominent Hollywood film producer in the s and s, [2] who produced such films as Dark Victory (), Arch of Born: David Levy, Decem.

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