Golden Horrors: An Illustrated Critical Filmography of Terror Cinema, 1931-1939

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McFarland, Jan 1, 1996 - Performing Arts - 518 pages
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From the grindhouse oddities to major studio releases, this work details 46 horror films released during the genre's golden era. Each entry includes cast and credits, a plot synopsis, in-depth critical analysis, contemporary reviews, time of release, brief biographies of the principal cast and crew, and a production history. Apart from the 46 main entries, 71 additional borderline horrors are examined and critiqued in an appendix.

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Frankenstein 1931
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Murders in the Rue Morgue 1932
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Vampyr 1932
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