Ghouls, Gimmicks, and Gold : Horror Films and the American Movie Business, 1953–1968 / Kevin Heffernan.

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Published
  • Durham : Duke University Press 2004
Physical description
1 online resource (333 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-283-02376-8
  • 9786613023766
  • 0-8223-8555-4
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-304) and index.
  • Service provider: Ebook Central
  • Other format: Also available in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • 1. Horror in three dimensions: House of wax and Creature from the Black Lagoon -- 2. The color of blood: Hammer films and Curse of Frankenstein -- 3. "Look into the hypnotic eye!": exhibitor financing and distributor hype in fifties horror cinema -- 4. "A sissified Bela Lugosi": Vincent Price, William Castle, and AIP's Poe adaptations -- 5. Grind house or art house?: Astor Pictures and Peeping Tom -- 6. American International goes international: new markets, runaway productions, and Black Sabbath -- 7. Television syndication and the birth of the "Orphans": horror films in the local TV market -- 8. Demon children and the birth of adult horror: William Castle, Roman Polanski, and Rosemary's baby -- 9. Family monsters and urban matinees: continental distributing and Night of the living dead -- Conclusion: the horror film in the new Hollywood.
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Genre
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Electronic books.
  • Electronic books.
  • Horror films - United States - History and criticism.
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • The history of horror films and the horror film industry in the 1950s and 1960s.

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