Edward Edelson ☆ 1 READ & DOWNLOADEnjoying this book immensely This was one of my favorite books as a kid and re reading it forty years I m pleasantly surprised at this brief and light critiue of classic monster movies doesn t talk down to his audience say 7 12 year olds and offers his readers some great direction for finding veins of horror gold in the mountains of dross out there he recommends the movies of Val Lewton and Roger Corman s Poe films Sadly the book is somewhat dated An entire generation of iconic movie monsters has grown p since this book was written and the movie. Werewolves and gigantic beasts are just a few of the terrifying creatures that have made these movies famous This survey covers the legends BEHIND THE STORIES AND THE BRILLIANT DIRECTORS TECHNICIANS AND the stories and the brilliant directors technicians and Cool little book of monster facts and movie plots Pretty funny to read about "how the zombie subgenre was not a money maker when this book was published I sed to "the zombie subgenre was not a money maker when this book was published I sed to this book as a child and read it till it was tatters Just found it sed and couldn t resist This book helped cement my love of classic horror movies and I ve counted it a personal triumph every time I ve seen one of the movies mentioned and I ve now watched a good number Bucket list Although I ve heard some of the details provided about the movies years etc are incorrect it has not stopped me from. The Monsters are comingMost of s like to escape from the ordinary or enjoy the comingMost of s like to escape from the ordinary or enjoy the of a good fright One of the most popular scary entertainments in this century has been the parade of monster movies Vampires. .
of mainly the heavy hitter Universal Are Now Easily Available now easily available a number of media and are as difficult to find in their entirety as they were in the early 70 s Still this book survives well as a nugget of nostalgia with ite a few insights for young movie buffsIncidentally Edeson s prediction of a Phantom of the Opera movie once every twenty years has proven somewhat true 20 years on the nose if you allow the 1983 TV movie with Maximilian Schell a little late if you consider the 1989 Robert Englund version. Who created some of the most successful horror films Stills of such classic villains as King Kong Frankenstein Dracula and the Wolf Man add to the fascination and delight of this book for all monster movie buffs.Synopses Of Mainly The Heavy Hitter