Colin Clive Overview:

Actor, Colin Clive, was born Colin Glenn Clive-Greig on Jan 20, 1900 in St. Malo, France. Clive died at the age of 37 on Jun 25, 1937 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Chapel of the Pines Crematory Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.



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By Dan Day Jr. on Jan 15, 2019 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

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By Orson De Welles on May 5, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! THE ?MAN ?WHO ?MADE ?A ?MONSTER ?Mr. Carl Laemmle feels it would be a little unkind to present this picture without a word of friendly warning,? begins Edward Van Sloan, one of the stars of the upcoming movie, speaking from the screen.? Standing meekly on a stage, he further cautions his... Read full article

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Colin Clive Quotes:

Henry Frankenstein: [after screaming is heard] It's Elizabeth!

Henry Frankenstein: Help! Help!
Villager #1: Listen, it's Frankenstein.
Villager #2: That way.

Henry Frankenstein: Look! It's moving. It's alive. It's alive... It's alive, it's moving, it's alive, it's alive, it's alive, it's alive, IT'S ALIVE!
Victor Moritz: Henry - In the name of God!
Henry Frankenstein: Oh, in the name of God! Now I know what it feels like to be God!

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Colin Clive Facts
Severe alcoholism hastened his death from tuberculosis, heart problems, and pneumonia..

Peter Lorre and Alan Mowbray were pallbearers at Clive's funeral, but neither friend James Whale nor wife Jeanne de Casalis attended, although she sent a spray of roses. She died in 1966 after writing her memoir "Things i Don't Remember." In it she makes no mention of her husband.

He was a direct descendant of Clive of India and intended to pursue a career in the military, but a fall from a horse shattered those plans. This may be part of the reason why he was drinking - he was no longer fit enough to continue in his intended occupation.

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