The Gentle Man of Horror and His 91 Films
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About the Book
From his film debut in The Man in the Iron Mask (1939) through Biggles (1985), here is the movie career of Peter Cushing, known as “the gentle man of horror.” From interviews and extensive personal correspondence, the authors are able to provide Cushing’s own views on many of his 91 films.
A plot synopsis for each film is followed by production data and credits and contemporary reviews.
About the Author(s)
Deborah Del Vecchio and Tom Johnson
Foreword by Barry Morse ; with Sydney Morse
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: 93 photos, references, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2009 
Table of Contents
Foreword (by Barry Morse, with Sydney Morse) xi
Introduction (by Deborah Del Vecchio) 1
A Profile of Peter Cushing 9
Hollywood (1939–1941) 21
England and the World (1947–1985) 41
New Beginnings 433
Selected Bibliography 445
Book Reviews & Awards
“a welcome focus upon the collected film work of [Cushing]”—Choice; “a fascinating filmography…will be of great interest”—ARBA; “I thoroughly enjoyed it. They wrote with a lot of love and honesty about their subject, and have done some fine research, producing one of the best books on Hammer Films I’ve read…a fine piece of work, produced with much diligent research and affection by the authors. Highly recommended”—Destructive Music; “long overdue…complete and definitive”—Psychotronic.