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  • 1. Video Production Horror Movies
  • 2. What is Horror?
    • Horror is fiction to scare or horrify the audience. Horror fiction often overlaps science fiction or fantasy.
    • Horror film characters include vampires, zombies, monsters, serial killers, demons, ghosts.
  • 3. When did Horror Movies originate?
    • In the late 1890’s, George Melies made the first horror movie. It is called “ The House of the devil” which was released in 1896.
  • 4. Early Horror Films from 1930-1940
    • During the 1930s, horror was made in the form of Gothic horror. Some movies that were made with Gothic horror are:
    • James Whale's Frankenstein (1931)
    • Dracula (1931)
    • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde(1931)
    • The Mummy (1932)
    • The Invisible Man (1933)
    • Michael Curtiz Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
    • The Wolf Man (1941)
    • Cat People (1942)
    • I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
    • The Body Snatcher (1945)
  • 5. Horror Movies in 1950-1960s
    • During this time, horror moved from gothic towards science fiction. Some movies that have science fiction horror are:
    • The Thing from Another World (1951)
    • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
    • The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
    • Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960)
    • Peeping Tom (1960)
    • Homicidal (1961)
    • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane (1962)
    • Dr Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
  • 6. During the 1970s
    • The Last House on the Left (1972)
    • The Exorcist (1973)
    • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
    • Dark Star (1974)
    • The Omen (1976)
    • Carrie (1976)
    • Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
    • Halloween (1978)
  • 7. The 1980’s
    • In the 1980s, most films were called slasher films.
    • Most 1980 horror films received sequels.
    • Poltergeist in 1982 was followed by two sequels.
    • The sequels to Halloween and Friday the 13 th in (1980)
    • A Nightmare on Elm Street in (1984) were the popular face of horror films in the 1980s
  • 8. The 1990’s
    • There were few notable original horror films released and even fewer worthwhile sequels.
    • Films that were called New Nightmare such as In the Mouth of Madness, The Dark Half, and Candyman were part of a mini-movement of self-reflective horror films.
    • Each film touched upon the relationship between fictional horror and real-world horror.
    • Candyman examined the link between an invented urban legend and the realistic horror of the racism that produced its villain.
  • 9. In the New Millennium 2000-now
    • A particular sub-genre was the type of horror with its emphasis of torture, suffering and violent deaths. For example:
    • Final Destination (2000),
    • House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
    • Wolf Creek (2005)
  • 10. Hyperlinks to Websites
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/horror_films
    • www.horrorfilmhistory.com
    • http://usersites.horrorfind.com/home/horror/realm/history8.htm