The Horror of it all

United States, 1983

Film
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Traces the history and development of the horror film from the beginning of the century up to the 1970’s. The film combines fascinating and rare footage from European and American horror films with a look at changes and recurring themes in these works. Narrated by Jose Ferrer.

Credits

director

Gene Feldman

production company

Wombat Productions, Inc.

Language

English

Duration

00:57:58:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33258

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Appreciation

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Plots, themes, etc

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Study and teaching

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion pictures - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → History

Horror

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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