Vincent Price: The Art of Fear (Paperback )


Denis Meikle


Neil D Vokes


Richard Matheson

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Vincent Price, whose name is virtually synonymous with the American horror film, was a major screen presence for more than four decades. His early films include such film noir classics as "Laura" and "Leave Her to Heaven, " but it was the release of "House of Wax" in 1953 that established the actor as the silky-voiced master of menace. The late 50s saw Price starring in William Castle's extraordinary cycle of gimmick-driven films, including "The Tingler, " with cinema seats wired to simulate the movie monster's electrical attacks. In the 60s, Price excelled in leading roles in Roger Corman's "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Pit and the Pendulum"--mysterious, almost meditative films based on the work of Poe. Among his later career highlights are "The Abominable Dr. Phibes, Theater of Blood, " and "Edward Scissorhands." Now, in this judicious, well-illustrated survey, Denis Meikle looks at both the highs and lows of an enduring film career.

About the Author :

Denis Meikle has contributed to Vincent Price: The Art of Fear as an author. Denis Meikle is the author of "A History of Horrors: The Rise and Fall of the House of Hammer," "Jack The Ripper: The Murders and the Movies," "Roman Polanski," and "Vincent Price: The Art of Fear,"

Richard Matheson has contributed to Vincent Price: The Art of Fear . Richard Matheson is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "I Am Legend, Hell House, Somewhere in Time, The Incredible Shrinking Man, A Stir of Echoes, The Beardless Warriors, The Path, Seven Steps to Midnight, Now You See It . . .," and "What Dreams May Come," A Grand Master of Horror and past winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement, he has also won the Edgar, the Hugo, the Spur, and the Writer's Guild awards.
He lives in Calabasas, California.

Book Details

Title: Vincent Price: The Art of Fear
Publisher: Reynolds & Hearn
Author: Denis Meikle, Neil D Vokes, Richard Matheson
Edition: Paperback
Language: English




No. of Pages: 240
Publish Date: 2003-10-31
Binding: Paperback
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