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The Devil on Screen: Feature Films Worldwide, 1913 through 2000
     

The Devil on Screen: Feature Films Worldwide, 1913 through 2000

by Charles P. Mitchell
 

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ISBN-10: 0786446994

ISBN-13: 9780786446995

Pub. Date: 07/01/2010

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

The Devil has been represented in many film genres, including horror, comedy, the musical, fantasy, satire, drama, and the religious epic, and in these works has assumed many shapes and forms. This book begins with a discussion of how the devil has been portrayed on stage, how that portrayal carried over to the big screen, and what are the standard elements of a

Overview

The Devil has been represented in many film genres, including horror, comedy, the musical, fantasy, satire, drama, and the religious epic, and in these works has assumed many shapes and forms. This book begins with a discussion of how the devil has been portrayed on stage, how that portrayal carried over to the big screen, and what are the standard elements of a satanic plot. Each entry in the filmography includes year of production, running time, writer, editor, cinematographer, producer, and director, evaluative rating, annotated cast list, plot synopsis, overall appraisal, and a spotlight on the actor playing Satan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786446995
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Series:
Performing Arts/Film
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Introduction 1

The Films 7

Appendix One: Lost, Obscure, and Arcane Devil Films 305

Appendix Two: Television Devils 309

Index 313

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