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Reel Terror!: The Stories That Inspired the Great Horror Movies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881848212
  • Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.37 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
The Story: Duel by Richard Matheson 8
The Movie: Duel (Steven Spielberg, 1971)
The Story: Spurs by Tod Robbins 34
The Movie: Freaks (Tod Browning, 1932)
The Story: While Zombies Walked by Thorp McClusky 52
The Movie: Revenge of the Zombies (Steve Sekely, 1943)
The Story: We Can Remember It For You Wholesale by Philip K. Dick 82
The Movie: Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven, 1990)
The Story: The Fly by George Langelaan 104
The Movie: The Fly (Kurt Newmann, 1958)
The Story: The Swimmer by John Cheever 138
The Movie: The Swimmer (Sydney Pollack, 1968)
The Story: The Beast With Five Fingers by William Fryer Harver 152
The Movie: The Beast With Five Fingers (Robert Florey, 1946)
The Story: The Company of Wolves by Angela Carter 180
The Movie: The Company of Wolves (Neil Jordan, 1984)
The Story: The Golem by I.L. Peretz 192
The Movie: The Golem (Paul Wegener & Carl Boese, 1920)
The Story: Lucy Comes to Stay by Robert Bloch 194
The Movie: Aslyum[sic] (Roy Ward Baker, 1972)
The Story: The Color Out of Space by H.P. Lovecraft 202
The Movie: Die, Monster, Die (Daniel Mailer, 1965)
The Story: It's a Good Life by Jerome Bixby 232
The Movie: Twilight Zone, The Movie (Joe Dante, 1983)
Sources and Acknowledgements 251
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