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Book details
  • Genre:PERFORMING ARTS
  • SubGenre:Film & Video / Guides & Reviews
  • Language:English
  • Pages:220
  • eBook ISBN:9780979998973

For One Week Only

The World of Exploitation Films

by Ric Meyers

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Overview
I Dismember Mama ... Snuff ... Night of a Thousand Cats ... these and many more like-titled examples of cinematic dementia delighted dozens in the grindhouse movie theaters of the sixties, seventies, and eighties. Now, for the second time ever, For One Week Only reveals the incredible truth behind the most manic movies ever made. Filled with interviews and rare illustration, it captures the joys of a genre that has to be seen not to be believed. To avoid fainting, keep repeating: it's only a book ...!
Description
I Dismember Mama ... Snuff ... Night of a Thousand Cats ... these and many more like-titled examples of cinematic dementia delighted dozens in the grindhouse movie theaters of the sixties, seventies, and eighties. Now, for the second time ever, For One Week Only reveals the incredible truth behind the most manic movies ever made. Filled with interviews and rare illustration, it captures the joys of a genre that has to be seen not to be believed. To avoid fainting, keep repeating: it's only a book ...!
About the author
Ric Meyers is the writer of The World of Fantasy Films, The Great Science Fiction Films, Great Martial Arts Movies, Murder on the Air, and TV Detectives, as well as the author of Dell Books’ horror novel trilogy Fear Itself, Living Hell, and Worst Nightmare. He was also the head writer of Fangoria, consulting editor for Famous Monsters of Filmland, assistant editor of Movie Monsters, contributing editor for The Weekly World News, and a columnist for Asian Cult Cinema. He served as Special Media Consultant for CBS-TV’s revival of The Twilight Zone and the slasher film Just Before Dawn, among many other exploitative things.
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