An International Filmography, 1960 through 2001
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About the Book
The slasher film genre got its start in the early 1960s with filmmakers such as Alfred Hitchcock Psycho and Michael Powell Peeping Tom making provocative mainstream films, but it is most associated with the late 1970s and the releases of Halloween and Friday the 13th. They have been frightening and thrilling audiences ever since with their bloody scenes and crazed killers.
Over 250 slasher films are presented in this work, each with major cast and production credits, a plot synopsis, and a short critique; interesting production notes are often provided. Some of the films covered include Alice, Sweet Alice, American Psycho, The Burning, Cherry Falls, Curtains, Deep Red, Frenzy, Hide and Go Shriek, Maniac, Prom Night, Scream, Sleepaway Camp, Slumber Party Massacre, and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.
Filmographies are provided for slasher directors, actors, writers, and composers.
About the Author(s)
Kent Byron Armstrong
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: 25 photos, appendices, index
Copyright Date: 2009 
Table of Contents
The Films 21
Appendix A: Slasher Directors 353
Appendix B: Slasher Actors and Actresses 355
Appendix C: Slasher Writers 359
Appendix D: Slasher Composers 361
Book Reviews & Awards
- “Should be in all comprehensive film collections”—Communication Booknotes Quarterly