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Monsters : a celebration of the classics from Universal Studios

Author: Roy Milano; Bela Lugosi; Jennifer Osborne
Publisher: New York : Del Rey Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This lavishly illustrated book provides the words and images behind these legendary films-plus heartfelt tributes from some of Hollywood's most famous fans. Here are beautiful on-screen and behind-the-scenes photos from the studio's vaults; the background stories of Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolf Man, and the other classic characters that scared audiences and scared up profits; the makeup secrets; the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Milano; Bela Lugosi; Jennifer Osborne
ISBN: 0345486854 9780345486851
OCLC Number: 70054399
Description: x, 166 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The Phantom of the opera --
Lon Chaney: shining through the makeup / Ron Chaney --
Dracula --
Bella / Bella G. Lugosi --
Frankenstein --
My father, the monster / Sara Karloff --
The bride of Frankenstein --
The bride of Frankenstein: In on the mystery / Jennifer Beals --
The Mummy --
The Mummy: adventure reborn / Stephen Sommers --
The invisible man --
In love with a man who had lost his mind / Gloria Stuart --
The wolf man --
The wolf man / John Landis --
Creature from the Black Lagoon --
Message from the Black Lagoon / Richard Valley with Ben Champan --
Rick Bakos on Universal monster movie makeup --
Abbott and Costello meet the monsters --
Universal monster movie chronology.
Responsibility: text by Roy Milano ; fearword by Forrest J. Ackerman ; contributing essays from Bela Lugosi ... etc. ; edited by Jennifer Osborne.
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This lavishly illustrated book provides the words and images behind these legendary films-plus heartfelt tributes from some of Hollywood's most famous fans. Here are beautiful on-screen and behind-the-scenes photos from the studio's vaults; the background stories of Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolf Man, and the other classic characters that scared audiences and scared up profits; the makeup secrets; the censorship battles; and words of praise from friends, family, and fans.

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