Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the ArtsHistorical Dictionary of Horror Cinema0810855852, 9780810855854

Author : Peter Hutchings
Description:This Historical Dictionary of Horror Films traces the development of horror cinema from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries. Entries cover all the major movie villains, including Frankenstein and his monster, the vampire, the werewolf, the mummy, the zombie, the ghost, and the serial killer; the film directors, producers, writers, actors, cinematographers, make-up artists, special effects technicians, and composers who have helped to shape horror history; significant production companies and the major films that have come to stand as milestones in the development of the horror genre; and the different national traditions in horror cinema as well as horror's most popular themes, formats, conventions, and cycles.
Categories: Art Cinema
Year :2008
Publisher : The Scarecrow Press, Inc.
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 415
File Info : pdf 10 Mb