Freddy, Jason, Frankenstein, and Dracula are just a few of the thrilling movie monsters in this illustrated, collectible reference guide. Monsters from major as well as minor horror films are brought back to life through domestic and international posters, movie stills, and publicity shots. Engaging commentary from leading horror fiction writers, editors, anthologists, and scholars accompany more than 400 movie posters and publicity stills from the early 20th century through to the present day. Not only will you revisit such iconic movies as The Shining, Child's Play, Halloween, Godzilla, and Jaws, to name just a few, you will also learn about the cultural and technological developments that have played a role in the history of the indelible movie monster. Whether you're a screenwriter, producer, director, actor, or just a fan, this reference guide is an invaluable resource about one of our greatest movie genres.
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Graphic Horror: Monster Movie Memories (Schiffer Publishing) $39.99
the book works not only as a scrapbook of horror movie memories, but also a tome collecting images of hundreds of original film posters. Lastly, Browning features a comprehensive list of suggested reading for horror fans of both fiction and non-fiction books written or edited by his vast roll call of contributors. Whether your tastes run from the Universal horror classics, 1950s giant monsters, the Hammer horror films, or today’s modern slasher films, this is a book you’ll be happy to add to your library.
it is a beautifully laid out hardcover edition where the colors of the posters are just amazing. If you're a fan of horror movie poster art, I think it is worth the money. This is one coffee table book that no horror fan could walk by without opening it up. And once that happens, it's going to take a few minutes before they could put it down.