The Shrieking Sixties: British Horror Films 1960 to 1969

The Shrieking Sixties: British Horror Films 1960
4 ratings
Only 5 copies left
SALE: $29.95
List Price: $35
You Save: $5.05 (14% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Paperback Book
sku:  BK 3390
on most orders of $50+
Brand New

Book Details

  • 219 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Large Format
  • Illustrated in B&W Photos
  • Released:
  • Publisher: Midnight Marquee Press, Inc.



Description by

The Shrieking Sixties sets out to document and comment upon the British horror boom of the 1960s. Edited by Darrell Buxton (U.K. horror expert and critic whose work has appeared in publications including Samhain, Creeping Flesh and Giallo Page) and written by a variety of contributors, including Mike Hodges (Fangoria), Steven West (Is It...Uncut?) and Christopher Wood (British Horror Films website), the book features informative and lively reviews of 150 creepy, macabre and downright scary movies. Additional appendices cover the short films of the era, borderline titles and a study of how the censors handled an onslaught of on-screen shudders. From Hammer's Brides of Dracula and Plague of the Zombies, to cult classics like Witchfinder General and Scream and Scream Again, The Shrieking Sixties runs the gruesome gamut. Of particular note is the book's coverage of Lindsay Shonteff's 1969 shocker Night, After Night, After Night, revealing daring new information about this ahead-of-its-time proto-slasher, and the rarely seen and even more rarely discussed The Return of Dracula, a specialist vampire movie presented in British Sign Language. In the tradition of recent successful publications such as English Gothic, Fragments of Fear and Ten Years of Terror, The Shrieking Sixties seems set to become a vital, essential addition to any fright film fan's library.
Midnight Marquee Press & Luminary Press

Customers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating:
Based on 4 ratings.
Be the first Customer to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products

Sale Items:

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 86,024
  • ISBN: 1936168065
  • EAN: 9781936168064
  • International Shipping: 2 items

Top ranking Paperback Book:

To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday-Friday: 8am-11pm, Weekends: 10am-10pm (Eastern Time)
Se habla Español! Spanish-speaking representatives available, Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm (Eastern Time)