John Carpenter: Prince of Darkness

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Essentially, a lively, candid interview with Carpenter, this book thoroughly discusses each of his films and covers his background, his inspirations, and his ups and downs in Hollywood. Among the many and varied subjects that pop up are his Bible Belt childhood, German expressionism, Howard Hawks, John Wayne, The King, Barbra Steisand, Michael Myers, Kurt Russell, Stephen King, quantum physics, and attractive female extras. Included are exlusive still photographs, a filmography, and a Foreword by Halloween III ...
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Overview

Essentially, a lively, candid interview with Carpenter, this book thoroughly discusses each of his films and covers his background, his inspirations, and his ups and downs in Hollywood. Among the many and varied subjects that pop up are his Bible Belt childhood, German expressionism, Howard Hawks, John Wayne, The King, Barbra Steisand, Michael Myers, Kurt Russell, Stephen King, quantum physics, and attractive female extras. Included are exlusive still photographs, a filmography, and a Foreword by Halloween III director Tommy Lee Wallace.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781879505674
  • Publisher: Silman-James Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 196
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 11
Chronology 27
Inside John Carpenter 33
Methodology 47
Youth and Film School 59
Dark Star and Eyes 73
Assault on Precinct 13 and Someone's Watching Me! 85
Halloween and Elvis: The Movie 97
The Fog 115
Escape from New York 123
The Thing 135
Portfolio 145
Christine 177
Starman 183
Big Trouble in Little China 191
Prince of Darkness 201
They Live 209
Memoirs of an Invisible Man and Body Bags 219
In the Mouth of Madness 227
Village of the Damned 235
Escape from L.A. 243
Vampires 253
Ghosts of Mars 263
Epilogue 271
Filmography 277
Bibliography 286
Index 287
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  • Posted February 3, 2010

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    Must Have in horror collection

    Very well written. If you want to know anything about a John Carpenter film or just interested in the life of one of our greatest horror film entertainer this is the book for you.

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  • Anonymous

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    John Carpenter is an excellent book to read for horror fans. It catches my attention as a horror fan and a reader. Gilles Boulenger is an awesome author. Read this book if you like horror films/movies.

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