Movie psychos and madmen

film psychopaths from Jekyll and Hyde to Hannibal Lecter by McCarty, John

Publisher: Carol Pub. Group in Secaucus, N.J

Written in English
Published: Pages: 255 Downloads: 830
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Subjects:

  • Horror films -- History and criticism.,
  • Psychopaths in motion pictures.

Edition Notes

Statementby John McCarty.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H6 M328 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1732856M
ISBN 100806513926
LC Control Number92037552

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