Meet the Creature from the Black Lagoon
This series is a fun and engaging look at some of Hollywood's and the world's most beloved movie monsters. Each title in the series begins with a retelling of the original tale and includes pictures from the movie. Next, each book tells of the making of the movie, revealing secrets, stories, and little-known facts, The author of each book also explores the journey each monster took to arrive on the silver screen. Some were born of legend and others from literature, but each monster profiled in this series is a classic creature who holds a special place in the American collective. A movie monster born of the Cold War, the Creature captured the imaginations of audiences around the world. The book begins by retelling the tale itself, bringing the movie to life. Then the story of the making of the film and the inspiration for the Creature are discussed, as well as the legacy of the Creature.
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CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON
THE CREATURE GOES HOLLYWOOD
AMERICA LOVES ITS MONSTERS
LONG LIVE THE CREATURE
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