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The Resource Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares, John Landis

Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares, John Landis

Label
Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares
Title
Monsters in the movies
Title remainder
100 years of cinematic nightmares
Statement of responsibility
John Landis
Title variation
One hundred years of cinematic nightmares
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Landis presents a personal celebration of the greatest monsters ever to rampage across the silver screen. He also explores the origins of vampires, zombies, and werewolves; reveals the secrets of legendary special-effects wizards; and converses with leading movie makers. Open your eyes to a fascinating world of movies: some classics, some quirky, some forgotten, and some unforgettable crazy!
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10025404
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Landis, John
Dewey number
791
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monsters in motion pictures
  • Horror films
Label
Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares, John Landis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Vampires. Dracula ; A stake through the heart! ; In conversation: Christopher Lee -- Werewolves. Lon Chaney, Jr. ; In conversation: Joe Dante -- Mad scientists. Dr. Frankenstein and the Monster ; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde ; In conversation: David Cronenberg -- Zombies. The monster carry ; In conversation: Sam Raimi -- Ghosts -- Mummies. In conversation: Guillermo Del Toro -- Myths, legends, & fairy tales. In conversation: Ray Harryhausen -- Dragons & dinosaurs -- Monstrous apes. Planet of the apes ; King Kong ; In conversation: Rick Baker -- Nature's revenge -- Atomic mutations -- The devil's work. The devil ; Hell ; Wicked witches ; Killer dolls ; Scary children ; In conversation: John Carpenter -- Space monsters. Dystopias -- Monstrous machines -- Human monsters. Nazi monsters ; Scary older women ; Burke & Hare -- The monster makers
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9780756683702
Isbn Type
(hb)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)694830247
  • 1/561507
  • OCoLC
Label
Monsters in the movies : 100 years of cinematic nightmares, John Landis
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Vampires. Dracula ; A stake through the heart! ; In conversation: Christopher Lee -- Werewolves. Lon Chaney, Jr. ; In conversation: Joe Dante -- Mad scientists. Dr. Frankenstein and the Monster ; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde ; In conversation: David Cronenberg -- Zombies. The monster carry ; In conversation: Sam Raimi -- Ghosts -- Mummies. In conversation: Guillermo Del Toro -- Myths, legends, & fairy tales. In conversation: Ray Harryhausen -- Dragons & dinosaurs -- Monstrous apes. Planet of the apes ; King Kong ; In conversation: Rick Baker -- Nature's revenge -- Atomic mutations -- The devil's work. The devil ; Hell ; Wicked witches ; Killer dolls ; Scary children ; In conversation: John Carpenter -- Space monsters. Dystopias -- Monstrous machines -- Human monsters. Nazi monsters ; Scary older women ; Burke & Hare -- The monster makers
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9780756683702
Isbn Type
(hb)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)694830247
  • 1/561507
  • OCoLC

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