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Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)
Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)
Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)
Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)
Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)
Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)
Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)
Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)
Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)
Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)

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The frames illustrate images from feature films. They are mounted on a banded, columnar base shaped like a film canister.

Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)


cast iron & cast concrete


H 240 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 160 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

commissioned by AMEC Developments Ltd

Work type



Showcase Cinema


Showcase Cinema

Work status


Unveiling date

September 2001


at all times

Inscription description

on the second and fifth bands of the base: FRANKENSTEIN / DIRECTED BY JAMES WHALE; on the eighth and eleventh bands: THE INVISIBLE MAN / DIRECTED BY JAMES WHALE; on the fourteenth and seventeenth bands: THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN / DIRECTED BY JAMES WHALE


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Located at

Birmingham Road, Dudley


Set in front of the cinema.