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American silent horror, science fiction and fantasy feature films, 1913-1929

Author: John T Soister; Henry Nicolella; Steve Joyce; Harry Long
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the Silent Era there were films that dared to tackle such topics as mesmerism, the supernatural and the grotesque. Using surviving documentation and their combined expertise, the authors offer their thoughts on these departures from the norm in this encyclopedic discussion on the American view of cinematic horror, science fiction and fantasy 1913-1929"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Soister; Henry Nicolella; Steve Joyce; Harry Long
ISBN: 9780786435814 078643581X
OCLC Number: 765485998
Description: 2 volumes (xii, 810 pages) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: V. 1. After His Own Heart-The Mystic --
v. 2. Neptune's Bride-The Zero Hour.
Responsibility: John T. Soister and Henry Nicolella ; with Steve Joyce and Harry Long ; researcher/archivist Bill Chase.

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