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Ghouls, gimmicks, and gold : horror films and the American movie business, 1953-1968

Author: Kevin Hefferman
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the history of horror films and the horror film industry in the 1950s and 1960s. This book reveals how the monsters that frightened audiences in the 1950s and 1960s - and the movies they  Read more...

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Named Person: Bela Lugosi; Vincent Price; William Castle; Roman Polanski
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Hefferman
ISBN: 0822332159 9780822332152
OCLC Number: 475658887
Description: viii, 323 s. : illustrations
Contents: Af indholdet: S. 16-42: . Horror in three dimensions: House of wax and Creature from the Black Lagoon. --
S. 43-62: The color of blood: Hammer films and The curse of Frankenstein. --
S. 90-112: "A sissified Bela Lugosi": Vincent Price, William Castle, and AIP's Poe adaptations. --
S. 113-133: Grind house, or, art house?: Astor Pictures and Peeping Tom. --
S. 134-153: American international goes international: new markets, runaway productions, and Black Sabbath. --
S. 180-201: Demon children and the birth of adult horror: William Castle, Roman Polanski, and Rosemary's baby. --
S. 202-220: Family monsters and urban matinees: continental distributing and Night of the living dead.
Responsibility: Kevin Hefferman

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