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The Resource Reel terror : the scary, bloody, gory, hundred-year history of classic horror films, David Konow

Reel terror : the scary, bloody, gory, hundred-year history of classic horror films, David Konow

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Reel terror : the scary, bloody, gory, hundred-year history of classic horror films
Title
Reel terror
Title remainder
the scary, bloody, gory, hundred-year history of classic horror films
Statement of responsibility
David Konow
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From the author of the definitive heavy metal history, Bang Your Head, a behind-the-scenes look a century of horror films Reel Terror is a love letter to the wildly popular yet still misunderstood genre that churns out blockbusters and cult classics year after year. From The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to Paranormal Activity, Konow explores its all-time highs and lows, why the genre has been overlooked, and how horror films just might help us overcome fear. His on-set stories and insights delve into each movie and its effect on American culture.For novices to all out film buffs, this is the perfection companion to this Halloween's movie marathons"--
  • "Reel Terror is a love letter to the wildly popular yet still misunderstood genre that churns out blockbusters and cult classics year after year. From The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to Paranormal Activity, Konow explores its all-time highs and lows, why the genre has been overlooked, and how horror films just might help us overcome fear. His on-set stories and insights delve into each movie and its effect on American culture. For novices to all out film buffs, this is the perfect companion to this Halloween's movie marathons"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Konow, David
Dewey number
791.43/6164
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
K665 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horror films
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism
Label
Reel terror : the scary, bloody, gory, hundred-year history of classic horror films, David Konow
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Thomas Dunne Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [537]-565) and index
Contents
Why we love being scared -- The foundations of fear -- Kensington gore -- "The signpost that everyone followed" -- Building the modern zombie -- It's only a movie -- Just when you thought it was safe -- Giving the devil his due -- The night he came home -- No one can hear you scream -- Did you check on the children? -- Be afraid, be very afraid -- Long night at camp blood -- A different kind of animal -- A thunderstorm in a bottle -- To stay sane you have to laugh -- Having a friend for dinner -- The little horror films that could -- "The audience is always there for it"
Control code
ocn811777401
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 595 p.
Isbn
9780312668839
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012036197
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)811777401
Label
Reel terror : the scary, bloody, gory, hundred-year history of classic horror films, David Konow
Publication
Note
"Thomas Dunne Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [537]-565) and index
Contents
Why we love being scared -- The foundations of fear -- Kensington gore -- "The signpost that everyone followed" -- Building the modern zombie -- It's only a movie -- Just when you thought it was safe -- Giving the devil his due -- The night he came home -- No one can hear you scream -- Did you check on the children? -- Be afraid, be very afraid -- Long night at camp blood -- A different kind of animal -- A thunderstorm in a bottle -- To stay sane you have to laugh -- Having a friend for dinner -- The little horror films that could -- "The audience is always there for it"
Control code
ocn811777401
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 595 p.
Isbn
9780312668839
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012036197
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)811777401

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