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The modern horror film

McCarty, John

The modern horror film

50 contemporary classics from "The curse of Frankenstein" to "Thelair of the white worm"

by McCarty, John

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Published by Citadel Press, [Virgin Books] in New York, [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John McCarty.
The Physical Object
Pagination244p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22390329M
ISBN 100863694519
OCLC/WorldCa22385049


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