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Television Fright Films of the 1970s

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David Deal offers a reference to various made-for-TV fright movies in the 1970s. This critical survey lists films, with credits, plot synopsis and critical commentary included for each.
Hardcover, 220 pages
Published April 3rd 2007 by McFarland & Company
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Victoria
Jan 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Thank you David Deal for this great, comprehensive book on all the TV Fright Films of the 70's. This book is for anyone who remembers the movies of the weeks on one of the 3 big major TV networks. Everything is listed here from, "All The Kinds of Strangers" to " You'll Never See Me Again" (how fitting since the made for TV movies have gone the way of the 8 Track and shag carpets.

David gives a synopsis of each movie and if the movie is worth watching, no spoilers, which is nice. Included in the d
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Melanie
Jan 04, 2009 rated it it was amazing
This is an entertaining overview of all of those scary made-for-TV movies of the 1970's. It brought back fond memories of cowering (happily) in front of the television—often with my mother or brother or both. I would love to see many of these movies again—if only I could. Very few are ever shown on television; fewer still are available on DVD. My only hope seems to be a sort of black market on the internet, where through several sites you can purchase homemade DVDs of the few rare TV showings th ...more
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