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The Charm of Evil: The Life and Films of Terence Fisher

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Terence Fisher was the director who brought the modern Gothic horror film to life in the second half of the twentieth century. As director John Carpenter (Halloween) notes in his introduction to the volume, "to see [Fisher's] films to witness a focused and coherent world-view emerging from the Gothic horror formula...Terence Fisher and The Curse of Frankenstein ...more
Hardcover, 591 pages
Published July 1st 1991 by Scarecrow Press
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Sep 02, 2016 Michael rated it really liked it
This is actually a very good book about the life and films of director Terence Fisher . The author is Wheeler Winston Dixon , only the introduction is by director John Carpenter .
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Wheeler Winston Dixon is an American filmmaker, scholar and author, and an expert on film history, theory and criticism.

His scholarship has particular emphasis on François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, American experimental cinema and horror films. He has written extensively on numerous aspects of film, including his books A Short History of Film and A History of Horror. From 1999 through the end of
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