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Classics of the horror film

by William K. Everson

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Published by Citadel Press in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror films -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William K. Everson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H6 E9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 p. :
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5071469M
    ISBN 100806504374
    LC Control Number74080828
    OCLC/WorldCa1245268

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William K. Everson was a phenomenal film historian who actually owned prints of these films in the pre-video age. He was one of the few critics who had actually viewed these films multiple times.

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William Everson had sound assessments with great photos and covers important popular and RARE films in the genre. New, excellent condition. pages. Classic. A Pictorial History Of Horror Movies, Wm.

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