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The Vampire Film

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Hardcover, 238 pages
Published 1975 by A. S. Barnes
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Leila Anani
Exactly what it says - 1975 book exploring vampire films.

What is particularly nice about this one is the amount of b/w stills and posters, many full page, which I haven't seen anywhere else.

Being written in the mid 70's its able to cover a lot of older films in great depth that have been sadly overshadowed in later years by the underworlds, blades twilights, Lost Boys, Bram Stoker's Dracula and From Dusk Till Dawns out there.

Its split into 4 chapters: Sources of vampire lore in film, the male va
Jul 26, 2011 Collarbone rated it really liked it
I received this book for my birthday last year. Having finally gotten around to reading it I found this to be a university level film school textbook of the history of vampire film in cinema. The book came out in 1975 so it only documents up to then. Interesting fact from the book, up till 1975 about 80% of all vampire films were produced between 1958 and 1960. Keeping that in mind the book had a heavier focus on that era specifically the Hammer horror films of the 60's. It covers a wide ...more
Dec 23, 2011 Dave rated it really liked it
very interesting textbook for Uni students focusing mostly on the Hammer Horror Vampire films from the late 50's to 60's
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