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The art of horror movies : an illustrated history, edited by Stephen Jones ; foreword by John Landis

Label
The art of horror movies : an illustrated history
Title
The art of horror movies
Title remainder
an illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen Jones ; foreword by John Landis
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This magnificent companion to The Art of Horror , from the same creative team behind that award-winning illustrated volume, looks at the entire history of the horror film, from the silent era right up to the latest releases and trends. Through a series of informative chapters and fascinating sidebars chronologically charting the evolution of horror movies for more than a century, profusely illustrated throughout with over 600 rare and unique images including posters, lobby cards, advertising, promotional items, tie-in books and magazines, and original artwork inspired by classic movies, this handsomely designed hardcover traces the development of the horror film from its inception, and celebrates the actors, filmmakers, and artists who were responsible for scaring the pants off successive generations of moviegoers! Edited by multiple award-winning writer and editor Stephen Jones, and boasting a foreword by director and screenwriter John Landis ( An American Werewolf in London ), this volume brings together fascinating and incisive commentary from some of the genre's most highly respected experts. With eye-popping images from all over the world, The Art of Horror Movies is the definitive guide for anyone who loves horror films and movie fans of all ages
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43/6164
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1950-
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  • Jones, Stephen
  • Landis, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horror films
  • Art in motion pictures
  • Art in motion pictures
  • Horror films
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Label
The art of horror movies : an illustrated history, edited by Stephen Jones ; foreword by 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
Foreword: The Iconography of Horror / By John Landis -- Introduction: Painting with Light and Shadows / By Stephen Jones -- The Sinister Silents. Silent Screams and German Expressionism / By Sir Christopher Frayling -- The Thrilling Thirties. The Kings of Horror and Universial Studios / By Tom Weaver -- The Frightening Forties. Noir Nightmares and Poverty-Row Horros / By Barry Forshaw -- The Fearsome Fifties. Atomic Aliens and Technicolor Terrors / By David J. Schow -- The Stylish Sixties. AIP, Hammer, Amicus, and Tigon / By Kim Newman -- The Satanic Seventies. Vivacious Vampire and Demonic Damsels / By Jonathan Rigby -- The Evil Eighties. Freddy. Michael, Jason and Friends / By Lisa Morton -- The Nasty Nineties. Remakes, Re-imaginings, and Retribution / By Anne Billson -- The 2000s Maniacs. Hand-Held Horrors and Foreign Frights / By Ramsey Campbell
Control code
1912099
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781495064845
Lccn
2017015049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Publisher number
HL00160422
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781495064845
  • (OCoLC)971361559
Label
The art of horror movies : an illustrated history, edited by Stephen Jones ; foreword by 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
Foreword: The Iconography of Horror / By John Landis -- Introduction: Painting with Light and Shadows / By Stephen Jones -- The Sinister Silents. Silent Screams and German Expressionism / By Sir Christopher Frayling -- The Thrilling Thirties. The Kings of Horror and Universial Studios / By Tom Weaver -- The Frightening Forties. Noir Nightmares and Poverty-Row Horros / By Barry Forshaw -- The Fearsome Fifties. Atomic Aliens and Technicolor Terrors / By David J. Schow -- The Stylish Sixties. AIP, Hammer, Amicus, and Tigon / By Kim Newman -- The Satanic Seventies. Vivacious Vampire and Demonic Damsels / By Jonathan Rigby -- The Evil Eighties. Freddy. Michael, Jason and Friends / By Lisa Morton -- The Nasty Nineties. Remakes, Re-imaginings, and Retribution / By Anne Billson -- The 2000s Maniacs. Hand-Held Horrors and Foreign Frights / By Ramsey Campbell
Control code
1912099
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781495064845
Lccn
2017015049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Publisher number
HL00160422
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781495064845
  • (OCoLC)971361559

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