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James Whale

James WhaleBorn: 22-Jul-1889
Birthplace: Dudley, Worcestershire, England
Died: 29-May-1957
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Frankenstein

Military service: British Army (WWI, 2nd Lt., taken POW)

Suicide was a secret until after David Lewis's death in 1987.


[1] William J. Mann, Behind the Screen (2001), pp. 184-88.

Boyfriend: David Lewis (film producer, b. 14-Dec-1903, d. 13-Mar-1987)

    University: Dudley School of Arts and Crafts

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
   
They Dare Not Love (16-May-1941)
    Green Hell (26-Jan-1940)
    The Man in the Iron Mask (26-Jun-1939)
    Port of Seven Seas (1-Jul-1938)
    Wives Under Suspicion (3-Jun-1938)
    Sinners in Paradise (19-May-1938)
    The Great Garrick (24-Oct-1937)
    The Road Back (1-Jun-1937)
    Show Boat (14-May-1936)
    Remember Last Night? (28-Oct-1935)
    Bride of Frankenstein (22-Apr-1935)
    One More River (6-Aug-1934)
    By Candlelight (18-Dec-1933)
    The Invisible Man (13-Nov-1933)
    The Kiss Before the Mirror (4-May-1933)
    The Old Dark House (20-Oct-1932)
    The Impatient Maiden (1-Mar-1932)
    Frankenstein (21-Nov-1931)
    Waterloo Bridge (1-Sep-1931)
    Journey's End (9-Apr-1930)



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