Saturday, June 26, 2010
INSIDE TERADOME: Illustrated History of Freak Films - Edited by Jack Hunter
INSIDE TERRADOME: An Illustrated History of Freak Films - By Jack Hunter
From the Roman Games to traveling carnivals - human anomalies have been presented and displayed for spectacle through-out history - with the advent of cinema a further outlet for these displays was discovered - which led to a peculiar strain of bizarre cinema: the Freak Film.
This book is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to this fascinating and often disturbing cinematic genre - Including: brief history of teratology / freaks in myth and medicine / history of freakshows and origins of cinema / sideshows / human anomalies in film / freaks and geeks / bizarre cinema / mutilation and fetishes / illustrated filmography / index.
Creation Books, 1998 Edition - 244 Page Paperback - hundreds of black and white photos/illustrations - **Some ADULT Content** - Price: $20.00
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