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Essential Horror Movies : Matinee Monsters to Cult Classics (Hardcover) (Michael Mallory)

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The definitive book for fans of monster movies, slasher films, and cult classics. Would you dare to come face-to-face with the most terrifying vampires, monsters, zombies, and psychos of all time? They and their movies are all here in this lavishly (and terrifyingly) illustrated volume of the greatest, scariest, and most influential fright films. From such silent masterpieces asThe Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) to such Golden Era classics as Dracula (1931); from such richly colored shockers asHouse of Wax (1953) to such groundbreaking independent thrillers as Night of the Living Dead (1968); and including modern horrors from Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, and the Blair Witch series,Essential Horror Movies chronicles a century’s worth of cinematic terror. Behind-the-scenes anecdotes, trivia, and photos complete the story of these essential motion pictures. Anyone who has ever loved to be scared by a truly great masterpiece of terror—or even a film that strives for nothing more than to provide an audience with spooky, corny fun—will find Essential Horror Movies a necessary addition to their personal library.
The definitive book for fans of monster movies, slasher films, and cult classics. Would you dare to come face-to-face with the most terrifying vampires, monsters, zombies, and psychos of all time? They and their movies are all here in this lavishly (and terrifyingly) illustrated volume of the greatest, scariest, and most influential fright films. From such silent masterpieces asThe Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) to such Golden Era classics as Dracula (1931); from such richly colored shockers asHouse of Wax (1953) to such groundbreaking independent thrillers as Night of the Living Dead (1968); and including modern horrors from Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, and the Blair Witch series,Essential Horror Movies chronicles a century?s worth of cinematic terror.
Behind-the-scenes anecdotes, trivia, and photos complete the story of these essential motion pictures. Anyone who has ever loved to be scared by a truly great masterpiece of terror?or even a film that strives for nothing more than to provide an audience with spooky, corny fun?will find Essential Horror Movies a necessary addition to their personal library.
Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Film + Video / Guides + Reviews, Film + Video / Reference
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Michael Mallory
Language: English
Street Date: September 22, 2015
TCIN: 17468175
UPC: 9780789329424
Item Number (DPCI): 247-47-0609
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