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Powers, Tom (Tom J.)

Summary: Describes the characteristics and appeal of horror movies and discusses the plot and the making of some of the more famous of the genre.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 1989

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 791.4309 POW

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Summary: Embark on the ultimate action adventure that spans continents and explores ancient history. Follow the exhilarating journeys and exploits of daring explorer Rick O'Connell and his family as they combat the evil undead from the dusty tombs of ancient Egypt to the hidden catacombs of China.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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Summary: Award-winning horror film director, writer, producer, and actor Eli Roth brings together the masters of horror, the storytellers, and stars who define the genre, to explore its biggest themes and reveal the inspirations and struggles behind its past and present. Each one-hour episode will take viewers on a chilling exploration of how horror has evolved through the years and examine the genre's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ELI

Summary: The first film to mix horror and comedy, tells of a beatnik coffeehouse busboy who finds acceptance as a sculptor until the terrible truth behind his work is revealed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR BUC

Summary: Creature from the Black Lagoon: Members of a scientific expedition to the Amazon discover a gruesome half man/half fish creature. Revenge of the Creature: A monster, half man and half fish, kills two men and abducts a woman ichthyologist after escaping from the tank where it is chained. The creature walks among us: Despite the clear intention of enjoying his watery home deep in the Everglades,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR CRE

Summary: Atomic Submarine: A series of mysterious sinkings plagues the northern seas. Great trans-arctic submarine liners are vanishing without a trace! The nuclear powered U.S.S. Tiger Shark, the most advanced sub in the fleet, has been undergoing around-the-clock modifications to prepare for an urgent top-secret mission: to discover the cause of the Arctic disasters, and put an end to it!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI FIR

Summary: Hank still enjoys the outdoors and loves to hunt. He and his wife, Dorothy, continue to live on their family farm in the rural Midwest. The picturesque autumn woodlands are a wonderful place to be. But things are not well. Unseen in the nearby forest, are a litter of grown Dogman pups, embarking on their terrifying destiny, and standing over seven feet tall. They are a bad batch. They have to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shami Media 2016

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DOG

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR DOG

Summary: Space travelers Joel Robinson, Mike Nelson, Tom Servo, Gypsy, and Crow mock B-movies sent to them by mad scientists Dr. Clayton Forrester and the evil Pearl Forrester.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MYS

Summary: Journey through the ages on the Satellite of Love, as its fearless crew revels in the incompetence of filmmakers past. Mike Nelson and his wisecracking sidekicks Tom Servo and Crow add spark to the audio with a constant barrage of heady quips. Only these three can suffer the way they do and consistently be so hilarious!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MYS

Summary: The Addams family: Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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4 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ADD

Summary: Every 23 years for 23 days he comes to feast. On the 23rd day a bus becomes stranded on the dreaded East 9 Highway while returning home from winning the championship game. The passengers, a group of basketball players, cheerleaders, and coaches, quickly realize that there's more to fear than a broken down bus when The Creeper descends mercilessly upon them. As his feeding frenzy draws to a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD JEE

Summary: Corridors of blood: Set in the primitive hospitals of 19th century London, this recounts the story of the unfortunate Dr. Bolton, an early pioneer in anesthesiology, showing his gradual addiction to drugs and his dealings with grave robbers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER HAU

Summary: Side A. The masque of the red death. The evil Prince Prospero is a devil worshipper and a tyrannical ruler. Anyone who stands against him is sentenced to death. Two men dare to denounce the Prince and are imprisoned. A beautiful woman pleads for their release, but is captured by the Prince for his own pleasures. The two prisoners are brought to the Prince at his "Masque Ball" for public...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF MAS

Summary: In the not too distant future, a man and his robots are trapped on the Satellite of Love, where evil scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made while they monitor his mind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MYS

Summary: The Meiks brothers, Fenton and Adam, have an idyllic relationship with their father. Their world is turned upside-down when their father suddenly announces that he has been visited by an angel who entrusted him with the holy mission of destroying "demons". Now, years after terrorizing a small Texas community, the God's Hand Killer has returned - leaving in his wake a perplexing trail of fear...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER FRA

Summary: An extensive biography of the American film producer and director William Castle, with a focus on his classic horror films. Castle was famous for directing films with many gimmicks which were ambitiously promoted, despite being reasonably low budget B-movies. Includes extensive film clips and commentary by his family, friends and actors, producers, directors and film historians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Automat Pictures 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SPI

Summary: Four features from the television series shown in 1990-1993, America's only show that makes fun of really bad B movies from the comfort of a spaceship floating above earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MYS

Summary: Mild-mannered sound engineer Gilderoy arrives in Rome to begin work on the soundtrack to a film called The Equestrian Vortex, a tale of witchcraft and murder set inside an all-girl riding academy. Before long he finds himself entranced by the film's mysteriously terrifying allure, and the lines between reality and fantasy begin to blur.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BER

Summary: "Hosted by Christopher Lee, the first show of its kind ever produced; chronicling the history of movie horror from the earliest experimental chillers through the unforgettable golden age of movie monsters, and on through today's terrifying fright films. Featuring rare interviews with Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr., Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, ad Claude Rains- take a thrilling look...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ONE

Summary: The atomic brain: Inside an evil mansion, a mad scientist and an old woman hire three young women as servants. Grave robbing and forced brain transplants by atomic power add to the horror as the three women are chained to the devil's love lab ; The brain that wouldn't die: A crazed surgeon accidentally decapitates his attractive fiancée. He takes her head to his lab to keep if alive while he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CUL

Summary: In 1980 Stanley Kubrick released his masterpiece of modern horror, The Shining. Over 30 years later we're still struggling to understand its hidden meanings. Rodney Ascher's wry and provocative documentary fuses fact and fiction through interviews with both fanatics and scholars, creating a kaleidoscopic deconstruction of Kubrick's still-controversial classic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2013

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ROO

Summary: A documentary investigation that traces violent riots said to be caused by a rare and dangerous French film. Through conversations with filmmakers, producers, journalists, historians and psychologists, this documentary slowly uncovers the truth about the most cursed and disturbing movie ever made.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FUR

Summary: The first season: "Packed with haunting stories that at first light appear to be about normal situations, these tales are gradually twisted until they become about something sinister, shocking and totally unsettling. Revealing the dark underworld of our everyday existence, Tales from the Darkside includes stories penned by masters of horror, with unforgettable performances by some of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TAL

Summary: Delving into a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and finally embraced them, this documentary traces the untold history of Black Americans in Hollywood through their connection to the horror genre. Adapting Robin Means Coleman's seminal book, this will present the living and the dead, using new and archival interviews from scholars and creators;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOR

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