Inside Teradome: An Illustrated History of Freak Film

Inside Teradome An Illustrated History of Freak Film Hell on earthFrom the Roman games to American travelling carnivals freakshows human anomalies presented for spectacle have flourished throughout recorded history The birth of the movies provided a fu

  • Title: Inside Teradome: An Illustrated History of Freak Film
  • Author: Jack Hunter
  • ISBN: 9781871592412
  • Page: 344
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hell on earthFrom the Roman games to American travelling carnivals, freakshows human anomalies presented for spectacle have flourished throughout recorded history The birth of the movies provided a further outlet for these displays, which in turn led to a peculiar strain of bizarre cinema Freak film.Inside Teradome is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to the rHell on earthFrom the Roman games to American travelling carnivals, freakshows human anomalies presented for spectacle have flourished throughout recorded history The birth of the movies provided a further outlet for these displays, which in turn led to a peculiar strain of bizarre cinema Freak film.Inside Teradome is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to the roots and development of this fascinating, often disturbing cinematic genre Including A brief history of teratology freaks in myth and medicine.The history of freakshows, origins of cinema.Influence of sideshows on cinema.Use of human anomalies in cinema.Freaks and geeksBizarre cinema mutilation and other fetishes.Illustrated filmography index.From the pioneering illusions of Georges Melies and the Expressionist distortions of Dr Caligari, the surgical horrors of Mad Love and real life grotesqueries of Tod Brownning s Freaks, to the modern nightmare visions of Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Eraserhead, and Santa Sangre, Inside Teradome reveals a twisted thread of voyeuristic sickness running not only thorugh cinema, but through the society of which it has always been the most telling barometer.

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    1 thought on “Inside Teradome: An Illustrated History of Freak Film”

    1. lots and lots of pictures of freaks plus intelligent discussion on pretty much every freak film ever made. wowee zowee.

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