Welcome to the world of B film actresses, and enjoy this fascinating tour through their lives and films. As you delve into this book, you'll see that B film actresses are not only good to look at, but also bring a dimension of psychological and sexual challenge, humanity and wit to the more straightforward pleasures of the action-based B movie.
Attack of the B Queens is a celebration of women in horror films. Editor Jon Keeyes begins the journey with an examination of the Birth of the B Film from the silent era through the 1950s. The trail is continued by scream queen Linnea Quigley who looks at Hammer Films, Brinke Stevens who discusses The Art of Screaming: the 1980s, Debbie Rochon continues with Sequels A Go-Go and the adventure continues with chapters on Corman Heroines, Glam Babes from Outer Space, Into the Post Modern Era and Queen Bitches of the Universe. Short interviews with B Queens such as Mamie Van Doren, Stella Stevens, Tura Satana, Barbara Leigh, Gail Harris, Ginger Lynn Allen, Jackie Lovell, Kathy Kurtz, Leslie Culton, Patricia Tallman, Sasha Graham and Tina Krause are also included.