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The Resource Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares, John Landis

Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares, John Landis

Label
Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares
Title
Monsters in the movies
Title remainder
100 years of cinematic nightmares
Statement of responsibility
John Landis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Landis presents a personal celebration of the greatest monsters ever to rampage across the silver screen. He also explores the origins of vampires, zombies, and werewolves; reveals the secrets of legendary special-effects wizards; and converses with leading movie makers. Open your eyes to a fascinating world of movies: some classics, some quirky, some forgotten, and some unforgettable crazy!
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Landis, John
Dewey number
791.43/67
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.M6
LC item number
L36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Monsters in motion pictures
Label
Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares, John Landis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Vampires. Dracula ; A stake through the heart! ; In conversation: Christopher Lee -- Werewolves. Lon Chaney, Jr. ; In conversation: Joe Dante -- Mad scientists. Dr. Frankenstein and the Monster ; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde ; In conversation: David Cronenberg -- Zombies. The monster carry ; In conversation: Sam Raimi -- Ghosts -- Mummies. In conversation: Guillermo Del Toro -- Myths, legends, & fairy tales. In conversation: Ray Harryhausen -- Dragons & dinosaurs -- Monstrous apes. Planet of the apes ; King Kong ; In conversation: Rick Baker -- Nature's revenge -- Atomic mutations -- The devil's work. The devil ; Hell ; Wicked witches ; Killer dolls ; Scary children ; In conversation: John Carpenter -- Space monsters. Dystopias -- Monstrous machines -- Human monsters. Nazi monsters ; Scary older women ; Burke & Hare -- The monster makers
Control code
ocn694830247
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
First American edition
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781465451446
Lccn
2011284598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares, John Landis
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Vampires. Dracula ; A stake through the heart! ; In conversation: Christopher Lee -- Werewolves. Lon Chaney, Jr. ; In conversation: Joe Dante -- Mad scientists. Dr. Frankenstein and the Monster ; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde ; In conversation: David Cronenberg -- Zombies. The monster carry ; In conversation: Sam Raimi -- Ghosts -- Mummies. In conversation: Guillermo Del Toro -- Myths, legends, & fairy tales. In conversation: Ray Harryhausen -- Dragons & dinosaurs -- Monstrous apes. Planet of the apes ; King Kong ; In conversation: Rick Baker -- Nature's revenge -- Atomic mutations -- The devil's work. The devil ; Hell ; Wicked witches ; Killer dolls ; Scary children ; In conversation: John Carpenter -- Space monsters. Dystopias -- Monstrous machines -- Human monsters. Nazi monsters ; Scary older women ; Burke & Hare -- The monster makers
Control code
ocn694830247
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
First American edition
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781465451446
Lccn
2011284598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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