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The monster movies of Universal studios

Author: James L Neibaur
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1931, Universal Studios release Dracula starring Bela Legosi. It was a box-office success, and the first in a series of films featuring macabre characters and chilling atmospherics. Neibaur reviews the key horror films that Universal produced into the mid-1950s, provided production information, critical commentary, and an overall assessment of the movie's significance. He also examines their impact on popular  Read more...
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Neibaur, James L., 1958-
Monster movies of Universal Studios.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2016048428
(OCoLC)962436864
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James L Neibaur
ISBN: 9781442278172 144227817X
OCLC Number: 972901576
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 213 pages)
Contents: Prologue --
Dracula --
Frankenstein --
The mummy --
The invisible man --
The bride of Frankenstein --
Werewolf of London --
Dracula's daughter --
Son of Frankenstein --
The invisible man returns --
The mummy's hand --
The invisible woman --
The wolf man --
The ghost of Frankenstein --
Invisible agent --
The mummy's tomb --
Frankenstein meets the wolf man --
Son of Dracula --
The invisible man's revenge --
The mummy's ghost --
House of Frankenstein --
The mummy's curse --
House of Dracula --
She-wolf of London --
Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein --
Abbott and Costello meet the invisible man --
Creature from the Black Lagoon --
Revenge of the creature --
Abbot and Costello meet the mummy --
The creature walks among us --
Epilogue: The continued legacy of the Universal monster movies.
Responsibility: James L. Neibaur.

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Universal Studios produced some of the most famous movie monsters in history including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, and The Wolf Man. This book looks at each of the key films  Read more...

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Like Dr. Frankenstein, Universal Studios under Carl Laemmle Jr., brought the monster movie genre to terrifying new life with the 1931 Tod Browning-directed film Dracula starring Bela Lugosi in his Read more...

 
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