The Art of Horror Movies

An Illustrated History

Book Description

This magnificent companion to ÊThe Art of HorrorÊ 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.ÞThrough 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!ÞEdited by multiple award-winning writer and editor Stephen Jones and boasting a foreword by director and screenwriter John Landis (ÊAn American Werewolf in LondonÊ) 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 ÊThe Art of Horror MoviesÊ is the definitive guide for anyone who loves horror films and movie fans of all ages.

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