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A Heritage of Horror: The English Gothic Cinema (1946-1972) - NA Horror Book Review

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A Heritage of Horror: The English Gothic Cinema (1946-1972)

David Pirie argues that the Gothic horror tale is Great Britain’s most unique contribution to literature and that the British horror films produced after World War II, chiefly by the legendary "Studio That Dripped Blood," Hammer Films Ltd., represent the greatest flowering of creativity in the history of British cinema.  A well written, profusely illustrated and thoughtful book, "A Heritage of Horror" includes an excellent filmography.  Although out of date and deserving of revision, the book remains mandatory reading for both scholarly and lay students of the horror genr


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