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Shock theatre Chicago style : WBKB-TV's late night horror showcase, 1957-1959

Author: Donald F Glut
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co. Inc., Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This history of Shock Theatre focuses on the series and its creator, Marvin himself--in real life, the multi-talented Terry Bennett. Included are dozens of photos and vintage advertisement reproductions, as well as two appendices featuring a resume of Terry Bennett's career and a list of films telecast during his two-year Shock Theatre run"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Terry Bennett; Terry Bennett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald F Glut
ISBN: 9780786468058 078646805X
OCLC Number: 757462047
Description: x, 194 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Off to a shocking start --
First shocks --
Beginning shock treatment --
Pre-shock anticipation --
Shock waves shake Chicago --
Present and future shocks --
Electrically shocking charges --
Son of shock! --
Shocking new developments --
Shocktails and shock tales --
Continuing shock therapy --
Shock absorbers --
Shockingly sad news --
Aftershock --
Afterword by Dick Dyszel, "Count Gore de Vol" --
Appendix 1: Marvin's "cartoon" line-up --
Appendix 2: Terry Bennett resume.
Responsibility: Donald F. Glut ; foreword by Kerry Bennett ; afterword by Dick Dyszel, "Count Gore De Vol."

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"This history of Shock Theatre focuses on the series and its creator, Marvin himself--in real life, the multi-talented Terry Bennett. Included are dozens of photos and vintage advertisement reproductions, as well as two appendices featuring a resume of Terry Bennett's career and a list of films telecast during his two-year Shock Theatre run"--Provided by publisher.

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"lively information...definitive"--Filmfax; "Glut has provided a magisterial glimpse of the show...an enjoyable historical excursion into the early years of genre movie television broadcasting"--Mad Read more...

 
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