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Best James Whale Movie

Old 01-05-09, 01:25 AM
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Best James Whale Movie

What James Whale movie would you consider his best, or your personal favorite?
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Love 'em all but gotta go with The Invisible Man
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All of them!

The man was genius behind the camera.

But his best was Bride of Frankenstein.
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Love them all, but Bride of Frankenstein is a masterpiece while the others you listed are merely very, very good.
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

The original Frankenstein. I'm not really a big fan of Bride, the humor is just too hokey for me.
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Originally Posted by MoviePage
Love them all, but Bride of Frankenstein is a masterpiece while the others you listed are merely very, very good.
Same.
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Tough choice on the four listed - they are all terrific.

However .... I might actually give the nod to the 1936 version (and arguably the best version) of the landmark musical SHOW BOAT. Paul Robeson singing OLE MAN RIVER, Helen Morgan doing her signature song BILL - and all lovingly directed by the man who spent the first half of the 30's scaring the pants off everyone!
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Originally Posted by marty888
Tough choice on the four listed - they are all terrific.
Originally Posted by MoviePage
Love them all, but Bride of Frankenstein is a masterpiece while the others you listed are merely very, very good.
Pretty much sums up my thoughts.
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Whale Rider, it was cutting edge because it was one of the first pieces of gay erotica.
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Knowing what James Whale thought of even making Bride makes watching it a dirty little inside joke.
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Have never seen any of these.

Instead of throwing vegetables at me, please place them in this container. I wish to have salad this evening.
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Originally Posted by The Bus
Have never seen any of these.

Instead of throwing vegetables at me, please place them in this container. I wish to have salad this evening.
Don't feel bad about not having gotten around to them, just don't let not having seen them yet be a roadblock on your way to seeing them.
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Love them all but I gotta go with The Bride of Frankenstein
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Voted Bride but how about Gods and Monsters?
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Re: Best James Whale Movie

Originally Posted by DeFan
Voted Bride but how about Gods and Monsters?
That a must-own Bio-Pic and it's has a great Film-Score ((very-rare it's in my collection of flim-score I have a little over 900 film-scores)).

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