Science Fiction Stars and Horror Heroes: Interviews with Actors, Directors, Producers and Writers of the 1940s through 1960s

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McFarland, Jan 1, 2006 - Performing Arts - 462 pages
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Twenty-eight terrific interviews with some of the sharpest and most talkative stars and movie makers of the classic (and c-r-a-z-y!) SF and horror films of the past: Richard Matheson, Janet Leigh, Acquanetta, Hazel Court, Kim Hunter and others reminisce at length and with great good humor about their days on the sets of Psycho, Planet of the Apes, Superman; the Poe, Hammer and Lewton films, and exploitation greats like Attack of the 50 Foot Woman.
 

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This lively, "sort-of'' sequel to Weaver's 1988 entry Interviews with B Science Fiction and Horror Movie Makers ( LJ 10/1/88) provides 28 more interviews, as well as profiles, of people who worked in ... Read full review

Contents

Acquanetta
1
Phyllis Coates
19
Hazel Court
39
Richard Devon
53
Gene Fowler Jr
69
Arthur GardnerArnold LavenPaul LandresPat Fielder
81
Albert Glasser
95
Bernard Glasser
109
Gordon Hessler
141
Hey ward
155
Janet Leigh
275
Richard Matheson
289
Index
433
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Tom Weaver lives in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and has been interviewing moviemakers since the early 1980s. The New York Times called him one of the leading scholars in the horror field and USA Today has described him as the king of the monster hunters. Classic Images called him "the best interviewer we have today." He is a frequent contributor to numerous film magazines and has been featured in the prestigious Best American Movie Writing. A frequent DVD audio commentator, he is the author of numerous reference and other nonfiction books about American popular culture.

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