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Bride of Frankenstein | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Bride of Frankenstein  75 min,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [James Whale]  [06 May 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Elsa Lanchester, Ernest Thesiger, Valerie Hobson
Plot:  Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.
Writer:  Mary Shelley (suggested by: the original story written in 1816 by), William Hurlbut (adapted by), John L. Balderston (adapted by), William Hurlbut (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Frankenstein | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Frankenstein  70 min,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [James Whale]  [21 Nov 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, John Boles, Mae Clarke
Plot:  An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.
Writer:  John L. Balderston (based upon the composition by), Mary Shelley (from the novel by), Peggy Webling (adapted from the play by), Garrett Fort (screen play), Francis Edward Faragoh (screen play), Richard Schayer (scenario editor)
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Show Boat | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Show Boat  113 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [James Whale]  [17 May 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Allan Jones, Charles Winninger, Irene Dunne, Paul Robeson
Plot:  Despite her mother's objections, the naive young daughter of a show boat captain is thrust into the limelight as the company's new leading lady.
Writer:  Edna Ferber, Oscar Hammerstein II (stage play), Oscar Hammerstein II (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Invisible Man | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Invisible Man  71 min,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [James Whale]  [13 Nov 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, Henry Travers, William Harrigan
Plot:  A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane.
Writer:  H.G. Wells (novel), R.C. Sherriff (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Old Dark House | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Old Dark House  72 min,  TV-G,  [Comedy, Horror, Thriller]  [James Whale]  [20 Oct 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Lilian Bond, Melvyn Douglas
Plot:  Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate.
Writer:  J.B. Priestley (from the novel by), Benn W. Levy (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hell's Angels | Movie Details for Director Howard Hughes, Edmund Goulding, James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Hell's Angels  127 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, War]  [Howard Hughes, Edmund Goulding, James Whale]  [15 Nov 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow, John Darrow
Plot:  Brothers Monte and Ray leave Oxford to join the Royal Flying Corps. Ray loves Helen; Helen enjoys an affair with Monte; before they leave on their mission over Germany they find her in still another man's arms.
Writer:  Marshall Neilan (story), Joseph Moncure March (story), Howard Estabrook (adaptation), Harry Behn (adaptation), Joseph Moncure March (dialogue written by)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Waterloo Bridge | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Waterloo Bridge  81 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [James Whale]  [01 Nov 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Doris Lloyd, Douglass Montgomery, Frederick Kerr, Mae Clarke
Plot:  A prostitute's self-loathing makes her reluctant to marry an idealistic soldier during World War One.
Writer:  Robert E. Sherwood (from the stage play by), Benn W. Levy (adaptation), Tom Reed (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
By Candlelight | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  By Candlelight  70 min,  [Comedy]  [James Whale]  [18 Dec 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dorothy Revier, Elissa Landi, Nils Asther, Paul Lukas
Plot:  Beautiful woman mistakes a prince's butler for the prince.
Writer:  Ruth Cummings, Karen DeWolf (additional dialogue), Karl Farkas (play), Siegfried Geyer (play), F. Hugh Herbert, Hanns Kräly (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man in the Iron Mask | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Man in the Iron Mask  113 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, History, Romance]  [James Whale]  [13 Jul 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joan Bennett, Joseph Schildkraut, Louis Hayward, Warren William
Plot:  Despotic King Louis XIV discovers he has a twin brother who has grown up under the tutelage of his foster father, the patriotic musketeer D'Artagnan.
Writer:  Alexandre Dumas (novel), George Bruce (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Journey's End | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Journey's End  120 min,  [Drama, War]  [James Whale]  [09 Apr 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Billy Bevan, Colin Clive, David Manners, Ian Maclaren
Plot:  In France, 1917, an alcoholic captain is afraid that his new replacement, his sweetheart's brother, will betray his downfall.
Writer:  Gareth Gundrey, Joseph Moncure March, R.C. Sherriff (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Road Back | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Road Back  97 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [James Whale]  [01 Jun 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John 'Dusty' King, Maurice Murphy, Richard Cromwell, Slim Summerville
Plot:  After World War I, a group of former German soldiers try to adjust to civilian life.
Writer:  Charles Kenyon (screenplay), Erich Maria Remarque (novel), R.C. Sherriff (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Remember Last Night? | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Remember Last Night?  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Mystery]  [James Whale]  [28 Oct 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Constance Cummings, Edward Arnold, George Meeker, Robert Young
Plot:  After a night of wild partying at a friend's house, a couple wake up to discover the party's host has been murdered in his bed. A detective is called in to investigate, but his ...
Writer:  Harry Clork (screenplay), Doris Malloy (screenplay), Dan Totheroh (screenplay), Adam Hobhouse (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
One More River | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  One More River  88 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [James Whale]  [06 Aug 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Colin Clive, Diana Wynyard, Frank Lawton, Jane Wyatt, Mrs. Patrick Campbell
Plot:  A young lady leaves her brutal husband and meets another man aboard a ship.
Writer:  John Galsworthy (novel), R.C. Sherriff (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Great Garrick | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Great Garrick  89 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [James Whale]  [30 Oct 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Aherne, Edward Everett Horton, Melville Cooper, Olivia de Havilland
Plot:  The Great Garrick (Brian Aherne) is the most celebrated London theater actor of his day (eighteenth century) and is invited to Paris to star at the Comedie Francaise, the most important ...
Writer:  Ernest Vajda (a play for the screen)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Impatient Maiden | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Impatient Maiden  80 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [James Whale]  [01 Mar 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Andy Devine, Lew Ayres, Mae Clarke, Una Merkel
Plot:  A maid's dreams come true - except they are not quite what she expected.
Writer:  Donald Henderson Clarke (novel), Richard Schayer (screenplay), Winifred Dunn (screenplay), James Mulhauser (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Port of Seven Seas | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Port of Seven Seas  81 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [James Whale]  [01 Jul 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frank Morgan, John Beal, Maureen O'Sullivan, Wallace Beery
Plot:  Madelon and Marius intend to marry but he finds the call of the ocean irresistible and leaves her and his father behind.
Writer:  Marcel Pagnol (books), Preston Sturges
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Green Hell | Movie Details for Director James Whale | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Green Hell  87 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Romance]  [James Whale]  [26 Jan 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Douglas Fairbanks Jr., George Sanders, Joan Bennett, John Howard
Plot:  A group of adventurers head deep into a South American jungle in search of ancient Incan treasure. A beautiful woman, brought to their camp by hired bearers, has come to join her husband, a...
Writer:  Frances Marion (original story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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