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Tobe Hooper and the Making of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

James Rose

in Devil’s Advocates: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733643
eISBN:
9781800342064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733643.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a biographical sketch of film director Tobe Hooper. What emerges from the various biographies written on Hooper is the idea that the young Hooper was a film obsessive, watching ... More


Black Sunday’s Legacy

Martyn Conterio

in Black Sunday

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733834
eISBN:
9781800342156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733834.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Black Sunday's influence that was not only felt in the movies. It mentions Marvel man Jack Kirby that used the central Mask of Satan image and the character Javuto as ... More


The Uncanny

James Rose

in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733643
eISBN:
9781800342064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733643.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies the concept of ‘the uncanny’ in relation to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). Throughout The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, elements of the Gothic have made themselves clearly ... More


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