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FOCUS ON HORROR FILM by  T. J. (editors) (Curtis Harrington; Frank McConnell; R. H. W. Dillard; Bram Stoker; Roy Huss; Ernest Jones; Jack Kerouac; Mary Shelley; Michel Perez; Raymond Durgnat; Stephen Farber; X. J. Kennedy; Claude Ollier; Lawrence Alloway)  Roy; Ross - Paperback - First Printing - First Thus - 1972 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and Biblio.com

FOCUS ON HORROR FILM

by Huss, Roy; Ross, T. J. (editors) (Curtis Harrington; Frank McConnell; R. H. W. Dillard; Bram Stoker; Roy Huss; Ernest Jones; Jack Kerouac; Mary Shelley; Michel Perez; Raymond Durgnat; Stephen Farber; X. J. Kennedy; Claude Ollier; Lawrence Alloway)

Condition: Very Good


Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1972. (vi) 186 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This contains: Introduction by T. J. Ross; Chronology; The Horror Domain: Ghoulies and Ghosties by Curtis Harrington; Rough Beasts Slouching by Frank McConnell; The Pageantry of Death by R. H. W. Dillard. Gothic Horror: Two Archetypes: The Frankenstein Monster and the Vampire: Brides of Dracula by Bram Stoker; Vampire's Progress: Dracula from Novel to Film via Broadway by Roy Huss; On the Nightmare of Bloodsucking by Ernest Jones; Nosferatu by Jack Kerouac; Frankenstein Meets the Edison Company; The Monster's Lost Paradise by Mary Shelley; Almost Eve: The Creation Scene in The Bride of Frankenstein by Roy Huss; Modern Gothic: Jekyll and Hyde and the Cruel Cinema by Michel Perez; Eyes without a Face by Raymond Durgnat; The New American Gothic by Stephen Farber. Monster Terror: Beauty and the Beast by William Troy; Who Killed King Kong by X. J. Kennedy; A King in New York by Claude Ollier; Monster Films by Lawrence Alloway; Society and the Monster by John D. Denne; The Puritan Despair by Michel Perez; Gobble Gobble One of Us by John Thomas. Psychological Thriller: Val Lewton and the School of Shudders by Manny Farber; The Terror of the Surreal by Carl Belz; A New Ending to Rosemary's Baby by Ray Bradbury; Polanski, Repulsion and the New Mythology by T. J. Ross; and Targets: An Unshielding Darkness by Brian Henerson; followed by a filmography, a bibliography and an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.


  • Bookseller: W. Fraser Sandercombe CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 212154
  • Title: FOCUS ON HORROR FILM
  • Author: Huss, Roy; Ross, T. J. (editors) (Curtis Harrington; Frank McConnell; R. H. W. Dillard; Bram Stoker; Roy Huss; Ernest Jones; Jack Kerouac; Mary Shelley; Michel Perez; Raymond Durgnat; Stephen Farber; X. J. Kennedy; Claude Ollier; Lawrence Alloway)
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Printing - First Thus
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Place: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  • Date published: 1972
  • Keywords: supernatural literature; weird horror terror tales; movie film motion picture cinema tie in;
  • Bookseller catalogs: Entertainment;
  • Subjects: PERFORMING ARTS / General;
  • Size: 8vo


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