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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.
Title

Tribute to James Whale (1889–1957)

Medium

cast iron & cast concrete

Measurements

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

Accession number

DY1_RA_S029

Acquisition method

commissioned by AMEC Developments Ltd

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

Showcase Cinema

Custodian

Showcase Cinema

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

September 2001

Access

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

DY1 4TA

Set in front of the cinema.