Merchants of Menace: The Business of Horror Cinema
Bloomsbury Academic, 2014
... Jancovich, 2012b). Island of Doomed Men (1940) was clearly identified as “scare-fodder,” even if it was unlikely to scare anyone except “the extremely young,” Lorre’s “ability to put the snake into a characterization” notwithstanding (“Art.,”...
Cinematic Ghosts: Haunting and Spectrality from Silent Cinema to the Digital Era
Bloomsbury Academic, 2015
... and madness that was directly associated with the 1940s horror cycle, Powell and Pressburger’s Black Narcissus (1947).MarkJancovich, “‘Psychological Thriller’: British Cinema, Horror and the Cultural Contexts of Dead of Night,” in Speaking...
... 2005), pp. 15–17, 191; MarkJancovich, ‘“Thrills and Chills”: Horror, the Woman’s Film and the Origins of Film Noir’, New Review of Film and Television vol. 7 no. 2 (June 2009), pp. 157–71.Siegfried Kracauer, ‘Hollywood’s Terror Films: Do...
... of screen and social roles and audience identifications, in part as a counterpoint and reaction to the strength of auteurism (Hollows and Jancovich, 1995: 80). At that time, as a field of scholarly work, star studies still tended to focus...
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