A Cut Below: A Celebration of B Horror Movies, 1950s-1980s


Horror films have been around for more than 100 years, and they continue to make a large impact on popular culture as they reflect their contemporary zeitgeist. Between the mid-1950s and mid-1980s, drive-in theaters were at their peak of popularity, and each decade brought forward new challenges and themes. This book explores 60 B horror films, divided into 12 fun and uniquely-themed categories. Chapters discuss how the Atomic Age, the Vietnam War, the women’s liberation movement and other current events and social issues affected these films. Films covered include Willard , The Fly , Santa Sangre and many more.

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Author: Scott Drebit

ISBN13: 9781476691954 via Indiebound

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