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Allied Artists horror, science fiction and fantasy films.


Allied Artists horror, science fiction and fantasy films.

Pitts, Michael R.

McFarland & Co.


246 pages




This work offers detailed plot synopses and critical analyses of 80 horror, science fiction, and fantasy films produced by Allied Artists Picture Corporation between 1952 and 1977. Readers will revisit classic greats like House on Haunted Hill and Invasion of the Body Snatchers, featuring stars such as Vincent Price, Lon Chaney, and Boris Karloff, as well as classic not-so-greats such as Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster and Queen of Outer Space. The book also covers 22 features made by other companies and released to TV by Allied Artists Picture Corporation. In addition to plot synopses, the film entries present critical reception as well as the editor's personal comments, and include info on cast and credits. B&w film stills from each film are also included. Pitts has written many books on entertainment.

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