The television horrors of Dan Curtis : Dark shadows, The night stalker and other productions (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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The television horrors of Dan Curtis : Dark shadows, The night stalker and other productions

Author: Jeff Thompson; Jim Pierson; Ansel Faraj
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Before award-winning director Dan Curtis became known for directing epic war movies, he darkened the small screen with the horror genre's most famous soap opera, Dark Shadows, and numerous subsequent made-for-TV horror movies. This second edition serves as a complete filmography, featuring each of Curtis' four-dozen productions and 100 photographs. With the addition of new chapters on Dark Shadows, the author  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Dan Curtis; Dan Curtis; Dan Curtis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Thompson; Jim Pierson; Ansel Faraj
ISBN: 9781476675022 1476675023
OCLC Number: 1104907434
Description: vii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword: The Fearless Master by Jim Pierson --
Preface and Acknowledgments: Life from a Coffin --
Introduction: Dan Curtis and Television Horror --
The Career of Dan Curtis: An Overview --
Curtis’s Dream: Dark Shadows --
Big-Screen Shadows: House of Dark Shadows (1970), Night of Dark Shadows (1971) and Dark Shadows (2012) --
Dead of Night: A Darkness at Blaisedon --
Curtis and the Classics: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Frankenstein, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dracula, and The Turn of the Screw --
The Kolchak Papers: The Night Stalker and The Night Strangler --
In the Night Stalker Vein: The Norliss Tapes and Scream of the Wolf --
A Trilogy of Trilogies of Terror: Trilogy of Terror, Dead of Night, and Trilogy of Terror II --
Curtis’s Pre-War Farewell to Horror: Burnt Offerings and Curse of the Black Widow --
Intruders: They Are Among Us --
Lost in the Shadows: Productions That Never Were --
Master of Dark Shadows: The Dan Curtis Documentary --
Conclusion: Dan Curtis and Television Horror and Drama --
Afterword: The Fearless Pioneer by Ansel H. Faraj.
Responsibility: Jeff Thompson ; foreword by Jim Pierson ; afterword by Ansel Faraj.

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Before award-winning director Dan Curtis became known for directing epic war movies, he darkened the small screen with the horror genre's most famous soap opera, Dark Shadows, and numerous  Read more...

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