Meet the Creature from the Black Lagoon

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2004 - Art - 48 pages
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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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Contents

CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON
THE CREATURE GOES HOLLYWOOD
16
AMERICA LOVES ITS MONSTERS
27
LONG LIVE THE CREATURE
35
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About the author (2004)

Brent Peterson An 11-year veteran with 620 NHL games played with four different teams, Brent then transitioned into coaching. As the head coach of the Portland Winter Hawks of the Western Hockey League, Brent's team won both the Western Hockey League championship as well as the Memorial Cup in 1998. He then joined the expansion Nashville Predators as an assistant coach and spent a total of 11 years as assistant/associate head coach of the Predators. He was forced to step down from his coaching position following the 2010-11 season as a result of the advancement of Parkinson's disease. Brent has remained with the Predators as an advisor to hockey operations. Late in 2011, Brent underwent the radical Deep Brain Stimulation procedure to battle the symptoms of Parkinson's. He also founded the Peterson for Parkinson's Foundation in an effort to raise awareness and funding for Parkinson's disease and its victims. Jim Diamond A freelance writer, and a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, Jim has covered the Nashville Predators since the 1999-2000 season. Jim holds a Bachelor's Degree from Siena College and a Master's Degree from Middle Tennessee State University. In 2012, readers of The Nashville Scene voted Jim Nashville's Best Sportswriter.

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