James Whale: A New World of Gods and Monsters

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Faber & Faber, Limited, 1 июн. 1998 г. - Всего страниц: 456
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The definitive story of the director of "Frankenstein" takes readers from the poverty of his childhood in an English coal mining district to his success in Hollywood, where he profoundly influenced several generations of filmmakers. Photos.

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JAMES WHALE: A New World of Gods and Monsters

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A well-crafted, detailed biography of the director of such classics as Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, and the 1936 version of Showboat. Though he is usually identified as a "horror film" director ... Читать весь отзыв

JAMES WHALE

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Since most film students today would probably not recognize the name of James Whale, this biography of the director of the groundbreaking film Frankenstein comes just in time. Growing up in the bleak ... Читать весь отзыв

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James Curtis is Professor of Sociology at the Unviersity of James Curtis is Professor of Sociology at the Unviersity of Waterloo.
Waterloo.

Kevin Brownlow is a film historian and documentary filmmaker whose other books include "Parade's Gone By" and "Napoleon". Mr. Brownlow lives in London.

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