Horror Film Stars Horror Book Review
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I admire how the author, D. Robert Grixit introduces the characters in this book and how he prepares his readers for what to expect. The author did a great job describing the atmosphere, scenery and how chaotic, gloomy, lifeless, dark, scary, eerie and dangerous his surrounding is in the wastelands.…
Horror books Review
From the first edition: “comprehensive and affordable”-Westerns & Serials “enjoyable…provides accurate data”-Booklist/RBB “nostalgic”-Library Journal; “a useful addition”-Wilson Library Bulletin; “another useful addition to film reference shelves”-RQ; “handy as a reference work or for general reader interest…a far superior work than the [competition]”-ARBA; “comprehensive”-West Coast Review of Books; “selection of subjects is excellent…worth its weight in gold…indispensable…highly recommend[ed]...exhaustive”-Fangoria; “detailed information”-Photoplay; “useful and is definitely worth the money”-MidMar; “recommended”-Cinemacabre. From the second edition: “recommended browsing”-ARBA; “a great deal of information”-SFRA Review; “easy-to-read reference…reliable and informative”-Classic Images; “expanded edition…straightforward…refreshing…a good basic reference that even longtime genre fans will find useful and informative”-Filmfax; “well-illustrated…user friendly”-Scarlet Street; “intriguing profiles”-American Cinematographer; “lavishly illustrated and excellently indexed”-Film Review; “useful, fact filled…great pictures”-Psychotronic; “expanded and updated”-Preview; “revised and updated…expanded”-Westerns & Serials “consummate guide”-Thrust John Carradine, Jamie Lee Curtis, Yvonne DeCarlo, Faith Domergue, Boris Karloff, Otto Kruger, Bella Lugosi, Jack Palance, Vincent Price, Santo, and George Zucco are just a few of the 80 horror film stars that are covered in this major standard reference work, now in its third edition. The author has revised much of the information from the two previous editions and has added several more performers to the lineup of horror film stars. The performers are given well rounded career bios and detailed horror film write-ups, with complete filmographies provided for those most associated with horror, science fiction, and fantasy movies, and genre-oriented filmographies for the lesser stars.