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ART OF HORROR MOVIES An Illustrated History

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ART OF HORROR MOVIES An Illustrated History

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Highly Recommended. Edited by Stephen Jones. Foreword by John Landis. This magnificent companion to The Art of Horror, 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. Informative chapters and sidebars chronologically chart 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.

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This magnificent companion to The Art of Horror, 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. Informative chapters and sidebars chronologically chart 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! It also includes rare overseas artwork and posters, and the list of artists included here runs to nearly sixty names, all the expected ones like Basil Gogos, Frank Kelly Freas, Harley Brown, Reynold Brown, Gary Gianni, Bob Eggleton, Alex Horley, Thomas Gianni, Dave McKean, Sanjulian, William Stout, Randy Broecker, Vincent DiFate, Drew Struzan and Bruce Timm, along with many others too numerous to list.

Edited by multiple award-winning writer and editor Stephen Jones, and boasting a foreword by director and screenwriter John Landis (An American Werewolf in London), 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, The Art of Horror Movies is the definitive guide for anyone who loves horror films and movie fans of all ages.

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Item Code ARHMH
Publisher Applause
Publish Date 2017
ISBN 97881495064845
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 10x11
# Pages 256pg
Color Full Color
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