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Horror films of the 1980s.

Author: John Kenneth Muir
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : Mcfarland, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Kenneth Muir is back! This time, Muir surveys 300 films from the 1980s. From backwards psychos (Just Before Dawn) and yuppie-baiting giant rats (Of Unknown Origin), to horror franchises like Friday the 13th and Hellraiser, Muir is our informative guide through 10 macabre years of silver screen terrors"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Muir
ISBN: 0786472987 9780786472987
OCLC Number: 801442131
Description: 2 volumes (xiv, x, 829 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: V. 1. A history ; The films (by year) : 1980-1984 --
v. 2. The films (by year) : 1985-1989.

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Surveys 300 horror films from the 1980s. From backwards psychos (Just Before Dawn) and yuppie-baiting giant rats (Of Unknown Origin), to horror franchises like Friday the 13th and Hellraiser, as well  Read more...

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"writing is clear, with a personal but expert tone...useful information and enjoyable commentary...recommended"--Booklist; "fans of the horror genre are sure to find something to scream about. Muir Read more...

 
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