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Title:
The satanic screen : [an illustrated history of the devil in cinema 1896-1999]
Author:
Schreck, Nikolas.
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Publication Information:
London : Creation, 2001.

©2000
Physical Description:
246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Subtitle from verso of title page.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781840680430
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Satan has figured in film since the very birth of cinema. The Satanic Screen is the first comprehensive study of The Devil's cinematic incarnations, covering over a century of cinema and a wealth of material from Disney, to horror classics such as The Exorcist, and sub-genres including sci-fi, mondo documentaries, blaxploitation, porn, even westerns. Fully illustrated with a complete filmography.


Table of Contents

Prologue: Darkness Visiblep. 5
1. Through The Devil's Looking Glassp. 11
2. When Satan Was Silent: 1913-1929p. 23
3. The Depression And Its Demons: The 1930sp. 49
4. War Is Hell: The 1940sp. 61
5. Atom Age Antichrist: The 1950sp. 79
6. Sympathy For The Devil: The 1960sp. 93
7. Deluge And Backlash: The 1970sp. 143
8. Raising Hell In The Reagan Years: The 1980sp. 193
9. Even Hell Has Its Heroes: The 1990sp. 217
Index of Filmsp. 239