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It's Alive!! The Fans of Colin Clive

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It's Alive!! The Fans of Colin Clive

A group to celebrate the talent of one of Hollywood's true "Lost Souls". Brought to films on the wings of Theatre stardom, in 1930, he was dead by 1937...his talent drowned by alcohol... While his career was tragically brief, his work was brilliant

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Comment by Tim on July 1, 2012 at 7:22pm

I got to see CLIVE OF INDIA (1935) for the first time this morning--picked it up on DVD-R (as there is no legit DVD, nor was there, I believe, even a VHS of it) which features Colin Clive prominently towards the beginning.  Here he is seen exhibiting reluctance about blowing his ancestor's head off (Ronald Colman.)  I suppose if the film had been made a few years earlier, or by a less Star-conscious producer (Zanuck), Colin might well have played the title role himself--certainly Hollywood's ad-men would have appreciated that sort of cinematic provenance!

Comment by Christopher on December 7, 2011 at 2:44pm

really nice sketch of Colin Clive below there..Full of character.

Comment by Christopher on November 11, 2011 at 6:28pm

Sony archives may release it...Its been on tv way in the past

Comment by MothGirl Wings on October 29, 2011 at 2:30am
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Comment by Christopher on October 28, 2011 at 1:40pm
"But this isn't science..Its more like black magic..."
Comment by Muir Hewitt on October 27, 2011 at 10:04am
Sorry I forgot to say Happy Halloween to all Universal and Colin Clive fans!
Comment by Muir Hewitt on October 27, 2011 at 10:03am
We should start a petition to get Universal to bring out newly remastered Blu Ray editions of ALL their classic Universal Monster Movies! The trouble is all the studios are run by soulless Accountants who only love the almighty dollar and who therefore wouldn't agree with spending what they would consider unnecessary amounts of money on remastering etcetera to bring these classic but elderly movies to a modern audience in a world of 3D blockbusters!
Comment by MothGirl Wings on October 27, 2011 at 5:00am
Just a couple of little screen caps I made recently and wanted to share here - my, he was incredible in this film - I just watched it again the other night for the zillionth time, and was so struck by how wonderful he was in it.
Comment by Muir Hewitt on September 14, 2011 at 2:35am
Without his presence in James Whale's two Frankenstein movies they wouldn't have been the same films , he lent a nervy needy persona , which makes the dynamics of both movies just perfection , as the driven Henry Frankenstein bursting with excitement as he's about to CREATE LIFE FROM THE DEAD! You can tell the immense thrill he's getting with the enormity of his creative energies in the magnificent creation of the Monster sequence - all wonderful stuff!
 

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