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American Gothic
by Jonathan Rigby


Overview - In the long-awaited American Gothic Jonathan Rigby tells
the story of the Hollywood horror lm from its 19th century beginnings through to the arrival of Vincent Price as a horror star in films like House of Wax and The Fly. This 60-year period encompasses the shadowy nightmares of the silent era, the breakthrough hits produced by Universal, Warner Bros and M-G-M in the early days of talkies, the thoughtful RKO chillers of the 1940s, and the post-war boom in lurid science- fiction shockers.
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Overview
In the long-awaited American Gothic Jonathan Rigby tells
the story of the Hollywood horror lm from its 19th century beginnings through to the arrival of Vincent Price as a horror star in films like House of Wax and The Fly. This 60-year period encompasses the shadowy nightmares of the silent era, the breakthrough hits produced by Universal, Warner Bros and M-G-M in the early days of talkies, the thoughtful RKO chillers of the 1940s, and the post-war boom in lurid science- fiction shockers. Out of print for more than ten years, American Gothic has been extensively revised and expanded, and is now available in hardback for the first time.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780995519138
  • ISBN-10: 0995519137
  • Publisher: Signum
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Page Count: 384
  • Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.5 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.9 pounds


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