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American Silent Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Feature Films, 1913-1929.

Author: John T Soister; Henry Nicolella; Steve Joyce
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & amp; Company, Inc., Publishers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the Silent Era, when most films dealt with dramatic or comedic takes on the "boy meets girl, boy loses girl" theme, other motion pictures dared to tackle such topics as rejuvenation, revivication, mesmerism, the supernatural and the grotesque. A Daughter of the Gods (1916), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Magician (1926) and Seven Footprints to Satan (1929) were among the unusual and startling films  Read more...
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Soister, John T.
American Silent Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Feature Films, 1913-1929.
Jefferson : McFarland & amp; Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John T Soister; Henry Nicolella; Steve Joyce
ISBN: 9780786487905 0786487909
OCLC Number: 797916368
Description: 1 online resource (831 pages)
Contents: Cover; Volume 1; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Authors' Notes; Preface; The Films; Volume 2; Table of Contents; The Films; Appendix of Tangential Films; Bibliography; Index.

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During the Silent Era, when most films dealt with dramatic or comedic takes on the "boy meets girl, boy loses girl" theme, other motion pictures dared to tackle such topics as rejuvenation, revivication, mesmerism, the supernatural and the grotesque. A Daughter of the Gods (1916), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Magician (1926) and Seven Footprints to Satan (1929) were among the unusual and startling films containing story elements that went far beyond the realm of "highly unlikely." Using surviving documentation and their combined expertise, the authors catalog and di.

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