Smirk, Sneer and Scream: Great Acting in Horror Cinema

By: Clark, Mark

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Inscribed by author to film critic Ken Hanke. Hanke is mentioned in the Acknowledgments. Unused, Unread, Unopened. Clean, but from a smoker's bookshelf. 10.5 inches tall. 257 pages; Includes bibliographical references and index. ------From the silent mastery of Lon Chaney's The Phantom of the Opera to the cultured cannibalism of Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs, the Horror genre has seen an impressive number of noteworthy portrayals, far removed from the stereotypical leering monster and terrified maiden. This important text highlights the stars of this screen style; and actors who, although not normally associated with the genre. ------- The appendix lists all the Academy Award nominations and winners in the horror genre.

Title: Smirk, Sneer and Scream: Great Acting in Horror Cinema

Author Name: Clark, Mark

Categories: BIOGRAPHY / AUTOBIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR, Film, Cinema, Theater,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Company: 2004

ISBN Number: 0786419326

ISBN Number 13: 9780786419326

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007776

Keywords: Horror Films; Horror Films - History and criticism; Genre Films; Movies - Theory,