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(Book). The Zombie Film is the most comprehensive examination of the zombie film genre to date. With a detailed filmography of over 400 movies stretching back to the genre's earliest days, it begins with such classics as White Zombie (1932), starring Bela Lugosi, but also examines lesser-known films, such as The Ghoul (1933), with Boris Karloff, and the exploitation film O ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published February 1st 2014 by Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers
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Matthew Baker
May 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Just when I thought I had an exhaustive knowledge of zombie films, a book like THE ZOMBIE FILM: FROM WHITE ZOMBIE TO WORLD WAR Z comes along and shows me just how little I know. Within the pages of this tome are the culmination of hours and hours of research, and the result is an amazing guide to zombies in cinema. If you are any kind of horror fan, this book is a must-have for your library.

As I’ve mentioned many, many times before, I’m a huge fan of all things zombie, and I have been for many y
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Alain Silver has co-written and co-edited a score of books including The Samurai Film, The Noir Style, The Vampire Film, Raymond Chandlers Los Angeles, director studies of David Lean and Robert Aldrich, and four Film Noir Readers. His articles have appeared in numerous film journals, newspapers, and online magazines. He holds a Ph.D. from UCLA and is a member of the Writers Guild of America west a ...more