Happy birthday James Whale! (22 July 1889 – 29 May 1957)
He directed the Universal Horror movies Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, and The Old Dark House.
You may be surprised. While there are certainly stories about knights who drowned in shallow water because they couldn’t stand up in armor, that wasn’t the norm.
Vincent Price in The Story of Mankind (1957)
Boris Karloff in The Body Snatcher (1945)