qDuring the Silent Era, when most films dealt with dramatic or comedic takes on the qboy meets girl, boy loses girlq theme, other motion pictures dared to tackle such topics as rejuvenation, revivication, mesmerism, the supernatural and the grotesque. A Daughter of the Gods (1916), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Magician (1926) and Seven Footprints to Satan (1929) were among the unusual and startling films containing story elements that went far beyond the realm of qhighly unlikely.q Using surviving documentation and their combined expertise, the authors catalog and discuss these departures from the norm in this encyclopedic guide to American horror, science fiction and fantasy in the years from 1913 through 1929.q--Provided by publisher.... Jr. (television) 68 The Builders (stage play) 69a70 Bulger, Harry 279 Bulldog Drummond 222 Bulldog Drummond (1929) 562, 706 Bulldog Drummond (stage play) 437 Bulldog Drummond Comes Back 290 Bulldog Drummond Escapes 290 anbsp;...
|Title||:||American Silent Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Feature Films, 1913-1929|
|Author||:||John T. Soister|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2012|