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Horror radio in the 1950s

Richard J. Hand

in Listen in terror: British horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719081484
eISBN:
9781781707265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081484.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Looks at various examples of horror and suspense radio as well as experimental plays by Donald McWhinnie, The Goon Show and the inauguration of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.


The 1960s and 1970s: parodies and Price

Richard J. Hand

in Listen in terror: British horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719081484
eISBN:
9781781707265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081484.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This chapter explores horror radio in the 1960-70s including comic parodies on I’m Sorry I’ll Read that Again and Round the Horne. The Vincent Price vehicle The Price of Fear is analysed.


In the doghouse

Johnny Walker

in Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Chapter 4, I extend some of the issues surrounding fan filmmakers as discussed in the previous chapter, and deliberate the representation of masculinity and cult film fandom within a series of ... More


Animated Pasts and Unseen Futures: on the Comic Element in Hong Kong Horror

Andrew Grossman

in Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424592
eISBN:
9781474444705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424592.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Analyses of horror cinema seldom focus on the genre’s intersections with comedy, perhaps because the dominant influence of psychoanalysis on horror has emphasized gender, sexuality, trauma, ... More


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