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Screams & nightmares : the films of Wes Craven

Author: Brian J Robb
Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"With Screams and Nightmares, author Brian Robb covers Craven's entire career, from his low-budget beginnings to his most recent box office hits. Every Craven film is covered - from the banned thriller The Last House on the Left and the cult classic The Hills Have Eyes to the outrageous Shocker and The People Under the Stairs. Through exclusive interviews with Craven, Robb provides in-depth accounts of the making of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Horror films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robb, Brian J.
Screams & nightmares.
Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)680555505
Named Person: Wes Craven; Wes Craven; Wes Craven
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian J Robb
ISBN: 0879519185 9780879519186
OCLC Number: 40150665
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Nightmare Man. p. 8. Cult Director. p. 18. Dream Worlds. p. 42. Nightmares Begin. p. 60. Wit & Wisdom of Freddy Krueger. p. 78. Nightmares Never End. p. 88. Director's Choice. p. 114. Raising the Dead. p. 124. Scary Movies. p. 136. New Nightmares, New Success. p. 154. Scream & Scream Again. p. 172.
Other Titles: Screams and nightmares
Responsibility: Brian J. Robb.

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"With Screams and Nightmares, author Brian Robb covers Craven's entire career, from his low-budget beginnings to his most recent box office hits. Every Craven film is covered - from the banned thriller The Last House on the Left and the cult classic The Hills Have Eyes to the outrageous Shocker and The People Under the Stairs. Through exclusive interviews with Craven, Robb provides in-depth accounts of the making of each of the films, and concludes with a section on the director's up-and-coming projects, including the third installment of the Scream series, Craven's foray into writing novels, and his numerous television projects."--BOOK JACKET.

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