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Timeline

  1. 1. TimeLine of Horror Movies<br />By BeckahHornsey<br />And<br />Katie Mclaren<br />
  2. 2. 1900’s<br />First horror films released<br />Alice Guy releases 10 minute version of Notre Dame de Paris, entitled Esmerelda<br />First version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. It is a recorded version of the stage play by the same name<br />
  3. 3. 1910’s<br />First version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was filmed and released<br />The Duality of Man and a second version of Jekyll and Hyde released<br />First full length pure horror movie – The Vengeance of Egypt - which is also the first film to use Egypt as a basis<br /> First horror film to use colour is released <br />World War 1 sees German cinema flourish<br />
  4. 4. 1920’s<br />First major acting star – John Barrymore - takes on a horror movie role<br />The first screen adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula is released, entitled Nosferatu<br />After Midnight, the first American Vampire movie is released<br />The Terror becomes the first full length horror with sound and the second full length talkie ever<br />
  5. 5. 1930’s<br />Dracula was made and released, starring Hungarian actor Bela Lugosi<br />Dr X released in 2 colourTechnicolour<br />Horror films begin to be banned by the bbfc<br />MGM releases its last horror movie<br />BBFC introduces ‘H’ certificate, which stands for horror. This replaces the ‘A’, Adult, rating (16+)<br />Dracula and Frankestein released as the worlds first double bill<br />‘Classic Monsters’ franchise launched<br />
  6. 6. 1940’s<br />Egyptian horror revived with The Mummy’s Hand<br />Three most famous horror monsters in one movie, Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster and The Wolfman<br />
  7. 7. 1950’s<br />The BBFC introduces X rating for people 18 or over<br />Dawning of atomic age spawns new era of horror, obsessed with aliens and space<br />3D cinema is born<br />House of Wax is the second film to be released in 3D<br />‘Godzilla’ films are released<br />Hammer release their first out and out horror film in the UK<br />Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing are seen as horror stars<br />Gore and eroticism become staples of horror<br />
  8. 8. 1960’s<br />Alfred Hitchcock releases Psycho<br />Slasher movie is born<br />Boundaries are pushed with The Virgin Spring<br />Hammer releases double bills<br />Golden age of horror is lost with the death of Boris Karloff<br />
  9. 9. 1970’s<br />Hammer releases The Vampire Lovers, an erotic answer to the pessimism of society<br />Last House on the Left causes controversy<br />The Exorcist breaks new ground, creating a horror legend<br />The Wicker Man becomes a cult classic<br />Video age begins<br />Jaws becomes a Phenomenon<br />Hammers final horror film is released<br />The Slasher returns<br />
  10. 10. 1980’s<br />The Evil Dead causes international outcry<br />Age of Videodrome<br />A change in age restrictions sees many films banned, including Zombie Flesh Eaters<br />Horror films become comedic<br />The horror boom came to an end<br />
  11. 11. 1990’s<br />Interview with a vampire released following the successes of remakes of Frankenstein and Dracula<br />New slasher franchise, Wes Craven’s Scream, is launched<br />I Know What You Did Last Summer is released after the slasher success of scream<br />Low budget movie, shot with a hand held camera, Blair Witch Project becomes an international phenomenon<br />
  12. 12. 2000’s<br />The Exorcist is given a cinema release<br />The US looks to Japan for inspiration, resulting in The Ring<br />Freddy Vs Jason sees the 2 main protaganists of Friday 13th and Nightmare On Elm Street in a monster mash<br />The Grudge is the next Japanese horror to be Americanised<br />The Saw franchise is launched<br />Sub-genre ‘torture porn’ is born<br />Remakes are released, including The Hills Have Eyes and Halloween<br />

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