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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This useful overview of British horror films condenses 100 years of celluloid fright into 100 key works and over 170 black-and-white illustrations. Less scholarly than Peter Hutchings's Hammer and ... Read full review

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Very simply: best book on British horror cinema ever. Witty, erudite and hilariously funny. Every collection should have a copy. Read full review

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Jonathan Rigby is a regular contributor to Shivers and Star Wars magazines. He is the author of Christopher Lee: The Authorised Screen History.

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