Focus on the Horror Film

Focus on the Horror Film

Book - 1972
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In this volume, editors Roy Huss and T. J. Ross and such noted contributors as Ray Bradbury, Ernest Jones, Jack Kerouac and film director Curtis Harrington offer comments on the horror film and it's central myths, covering develpoments from the 1910 Edison company Frankenstein to Polanski's Repulsion. Four seperate sections contain articles on film styles ranging from the gothic horror of Dracula to the pyschological terror of Rosemary's Baby. In addition, the reader is provided with script extracts from the early Frankenstein and Whales Bride of Frankenstein, as well as illustrations from such great films as The Mummy and King Kong. A bibliography, filmography, and chronology complete this collection of the best of monsters and madness in the movies.
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1972]
ISBN: 9780133947427
Call Number: 792.5 H963fo
Characteristics: vi, 186 p. : illus. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Ross, T. J. (Theodore J.)


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