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Re-envisaging the First Age of Cinematic Horror, 1896-1934 : Quanta of Fear

Author: David Annwn Jones
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, [2018]
Series: Horror studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on twenty-one key films, this book involves an inclusive and sensitive approach. It reveals an awareness of the heterogeneity of horror production with the discussion spanning the period of the invention of movies, the expansion from single-reelers to longer and continuous productions, and the advent of talkies. An attractive and accessible book for cinephiles, students, academics and general readers alike.
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Jones, David Annwn
Re-envisaging the First Age of Cinematic Horror, 1896-1934 : Quanta of Fear
Cardiff : University of Wales Press,c2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Annwn Jones
ISBN: 9781786833365 1786833360 9781786833358 1786833352
OCLC Number: 1062395658
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1: Satanic Seizure and the Crimson Smoke of Fear: Georges Méliès's Manoir du Diable / The Haunted Castle (1896) and Segundo de Chomón's La Légende du Fantôme / The Legend of the Ghost (1907); 2: Torture Rooms and the Diva of Death: D. W. Griffith's The Sealed Room (1909), Alice Guy Blaché's The Pit and the Pendulum (1913) and Nino Oxilia's Rapsodia Satanica / Satanic Rhapsody (1915) 7: Sadean Masterpieces, Dread and Slaughter: Irving Pichel and Ernest B. Schoedsack's The Most Dangerous Game (1932), Victor Halperin's White Zombie (1932), Ramón Peón's La Llorona / The Wailing Woman (1933) and Edgar G. Ulmer's The Black Cat (1934)Afterword; Glossary of Film Terms; Filmography; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Series Title: Horror studies.
Responsibility: David Annwn Jones.

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