Grande Dame Guignol Cinema: A History of Hag Horror from by Peter Shelley

By Peter Shelley

This significantly analytical filmography examines forty five video clips that includes “grande dames” in horror settings. Following a heritage of girls in horror earlier than 1962’s What Ever occurred to child Jane?, which introduced the “Grande Dame Guignol” subgenre of older girls featured as morally ambiguous best women, are all such motion pictures (mostly united states) that got here after that landmark unencumber. The filmographic info contains solid, team, reports, synopses, and construction notes, in addition to ordinary motifs and every role’s influence at the star’s career.

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