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Censored screams : the British ban on Hollywood horror in the thirties

Author: Tom Johnson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how and why horror films were censored or banned in the United Kingdom, and the part these actions played in ending Hollywood's golden age of horror.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Tom, 1947-
Censored screams.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1997
(OCoLC)605264351
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Johnson
ISBN: 0786403942 9780786403943 0786427310 9780786427314
OCLC Number: 36877332
Description: xvi, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Tom Weaver --
Foreword / Richard Gordon --
A brief history of British film censorship --
Children and horror films in the U.K. --
How British films were exhibited in the Thirties --
A brief history of American film censorship --
Dracula --
"The strangest passion the world has ever known" --
Frankenstein --
The movie that made a monster --
The sons of Frankenstein --
"I'll show you what horror means" --
1933-34--Breathing spell --
1935--Steps must be taken --
1936--Steps have been taken --
1937--Banned in Britain --
1938--Signs of life --
1939--Back from the dead --
Afterword / Greg Mank.
Responsibility: Tom Johnson ; with forewords by Richard Gordon and Tom Weaver ; afterword by Greg Mank.

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