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The Resource Ghouls, gimmicks, and gold : horror films and the American movie business, 1953-1968, Kevin Heffernan

Ghouls, gimmicks, and gold : horror films and the American movie business, 1953-1968, Kevin Heffernan

Label
Ghouls, gimmicks, and gold : horror films and the American movie business, 1953-1968
Title
Ghouls, gimmicks, and gold
Title remainder
horror films and the American movie business, 1953-1968
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Heffernan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heffernan, Kevin
Dewey number
791.43/6164
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
H45 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Horror films
Label
Ghouls, gimmicks, and gold : horror films and the American movie business, 1953-1968, Kevin Heffernan
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip047/2003016429.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223048785126
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-304) and 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
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 323 p.
Isbn
9780822332152
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003016429
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
52750166
Label
Ghouls, gimmicks, and gold : horror films and the American movie business, 1953-1968, Kevin Heffernan
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip047/2003016429.html
Publication
Bar code
31223048785126
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-304) and 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
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 323 p.
Isbn
9780822332152
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003016429
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
52750166

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