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THE FILMS OF JAMES WHALE

Journey’s End (1930) marked several firsts. It was the first film directed by James Whale, and it was the screen debut for actors Colin Clive and David Manners (actually Manners did have one previous credit, albeit uncredited).  2,534 more words

Film Reviews

HISTORY IS MADE AT NIGHT: Hard to Define, Harder to Forget

History Is Made At Night: Charles Boyer, Jean Arthur and Colin Clive, under the gloriously romantic direction of Frank Borzage. What’s not to love? 652 more words

Movie Briefs

December 1931: Frankenstein Takes Manhattan!

Eighty-three years ago this week, on a stormy December night in 1931, James Whale’s Frankenstein came ali-i-i-ve at the Mayfair Theatre in New York City—pulling in a record-breaking 76,360 fans in the first week alone. 324 more words

Movie Briefs

Frankenstein (1931)

Released in 1931 by Universal, Frankenstein is a classic of the horror genre. Staring Boris Karloff in what many consider to be his defining role, the film takes many liberties with its source material changing a number of things. 555 more words

Horror

BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935) ON BLU-RAY

“With a few exceptions, The Bride of Frankenstein represented the last gasp of the horror film as a serious genre,” claimed Andrew Sarris. The late critic had a point. 689 more words

Film Reviews

Flashback: on 1931's Frankenstein & 1935's The Bride of Frankenstein

C’mon, be honest…when was the last time you watched them? College film class? Late night television as a kid? Never?! Everyone recognizes the iconic images, but I often wonder how many have exposure that’s limited to the 1974 Mel Brooks parody movie “ 470 more words

Film

31 Nights of Halloween - 23 - The Creature Walks - Frankenstein (1931/dir. James Whale/USA)

Horror, which over the years of history has turned from a legitimate source of entertainment into a cheap thrill in the public eye, is a genre I love. 1,717 more words