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Whale, Jameslocked

(1889–1957)
  • Philip Kemp

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Whale, James (1889–1957), theatre and film director, was born on 22 July 1889 at 40 Brewery Street, Dudley, Worcestershire, the sixth of the seven children of William Whale (1855–1936), a blast furnaceman, and his wife, Sarah (1855–1937), a nurse, daughter of James Peters...

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