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Author: Sophia RobertsBen ChananJulien BenoitonSarah ParishHardy Pictures.All authors
Publisher: {Great Britain] : Hardy Pictures, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"True Horror discovers the historic inspiration and scientific fact behind some of the most enduring horror icons of our time, through spine-chilling dramatic reconstruction and expert interviews. Each episode focuses on the likely origin of a specific monster that has haunted our nightmares for generations; uncovering the historic figures that helped create the stories, and the possible inspiration for their weird  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Giovanni Aldini; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Vlad, Prince of Wallachia; Bram Stoker; Giovanni Aldini
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sophia Roberts; Ben Chanan; Julien Benoiton; Sarah Parish; Hardy Pictures.; SBS-TV.
OCLC Number: 645830032
Notes: Off-air recording of television program broadcast on SBS Television on January 17 & 24, 2010.
Disc characteristics: DVD Region Universal.
"A Hardy Pictures production for Five in association with the History Channel"--Screen.
Credits: Producer, Sophia Roberts ; writers/directors, Ben Chanan, Julien Benoiton.
Performer(s): Narrator, Sarah Parish.
Description: 3 DVD-videos (PAL) (approximately 135 min.) : sound, color ; 12 cm
Contents: Disc 1 : Werewolf --
disc 2: Frankenstein --
disc 3: Dracula.
Other Titles: Werewolf.
Frankenstein.
Dracula.

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"True Horror discovers the historic inspiration and scientific fact behind some of the most enduring horror icons of our time, through spine-chilling dramatic reconstruction and expert interviews. Each episode focuses on the likely origin of a specific monster that has haunted our nightmares for generations; uncovering the historic figures that helped create the stories, and the possible inspiration for their weird and twisted behaviour"--SBS website.

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