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Let's scare 'em! : grand interviews and a filmography of horrific proportions, 1930-1961

Author: Rick Atkins
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work documents and illustrates the suspension of disbelief and audience manipulation integral to these three decades of horror, fantasy and monster movies. The book includes interviews, over 150  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Atkins, Rick, 1958-
Let's scare 'em!
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©1997
(OCoLC)605048781
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Atkins
ISBN: 078640373X 9780786403738
OCLC Number: 36696303
Description: x, 250 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. A Son to the House of Laemmle: Carl Laemmle, Jr. --
2. Thrills and Chills: Horror and Fantasy Films, 1930-1949 --
3. A Climax and a Fall: Horror and Fantasy Films, 1950-1961 --
4. The Electrifying Kenneth Strickfaden --
5. The House That Castle Built: William Castle --
6. Charmers of the Chillers: Carroll Borland, Gloria Stuart, Rose Hobart, Evelyn Ankers --
7. The Voice of Reason: Ian Wolfe --
8. Of Monsters and Men: John Carradine, Ralph Bellamy, Alan Napier --
9. Terror from Two Sides: Val Lewton and Jack Pierce --
10. Beginning After the End: Zita Johann --
11. The Ghoulden Boy Strikes Again: Forrest J Ackerman --
Afterword / Curt Siodmak --
Appendix. Behind the Scenes of the Genre Screens.
Responsibility: Rick Atkins.

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