English gothic: a century of horror cinema

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Reynolds & Hearn, 2002 - Performing Arts - 272 pages
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“This useful overview of British horror films condenses 100 years of celluloid fright into 100 key works and 180 photos…This book will likely prove popular with a wide readership…British film historian Rigby’s fine prose is lively and assured. His evaluative comments are worthwhile, and his recounting of historical developments is both accessible and informative. Fans will appreciate his attention to detail, while casual readers will benefit from his skilled survey.” - Library Journal

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User Review  - Jason Coffman - Goodreads

An exhaustive, breathless and highly entertaining run through the complete history of British horror cinema. Rigby covers somewhere in the area of 500 films and sets aside a little over 100 as ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

A loving and sardonic history of British horror movies. Not my strongest genre, to be sure, but this one pointed my towards some movies to put in my queue, and not just the lesbian vampire movies. Read full review

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