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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

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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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MUM

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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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

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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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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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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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: "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 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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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

Rippin, Sally.

Summary: "Billie loves Rebecca's older sisters. They make her feel so grown-up! But is Billie grown-up enough to handle the scary movies they like?"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE RIP

Summary: Psychic terror in a Gothic setting provides the chilling backdrop in this tale of a couple's search for the ghost of their dead daughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: For goth girl, Cassie, fitting into a new school and neighborhood isn't easy, but she entertains herself by playing tricks on the "popular" kids and her little brother, Max. As Halloween approaches, Cassie's search for scares leads her to a mysterious Halloween store and an unusual book. When Max begs her to read the book to him, she gives in and disregards the warning about not reading the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ha

Summary: In a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that witches of the middle ages and turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients suffer from the same type of hysteria. Its a witches brew of the scary, the gross and the darkly humorous.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Summary: About 1830, Dr. Caligari exhibits a somnambulist, Cesare, in a fairground. Cesare tells a student that he will die "before dawn." The student is murdered and his friend suspects Caligari. Caligari orders Cesare to kill a young woman but he attempts to kidnap her instead, is hunted, and dies from exhaustion. Caligari escapes into a lunatic asylum, of which it is learned he is the director, but...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 1996

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CAB

Summary: A church organist inexplicably survives a car wreck, and finds herself haunted by visions of ghouls who seem to be following her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Image Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: A terrifying melodrama about a mute servant girl in a gloomy house who is threatened by a mysterious killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC 1999

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY SPI

Summary: In the first film of the collaboration between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski, Don Lope de Aguirre dreams about conquering South America and leads his army on a doomed mission into oblivion. Jonathan Harker embarks on a long journey over the Carpathian Mountains to finalize real estate arrangements with a wealthy nobleman, little realizing that he is about to become involved with a dangerous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN HER