By Katarina Gregersdotter, Johan Höglund, Nicklas Hållén
This primary full-length scholarly learn approximately animal horror cinema defines the preferred subgenre and describes its beginning and heritage within the West. The chapters discover numerous animal horror movies from a few assorted views. this can be an necessary learn for college students and students of cinema, horror and animal experiences.
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The gratuitous nudity in exploitation films characterises The Beast That Killed Women (1965), set in a nudist camp and featuring a murderous gorilla on the loose. The shots of half-naked women playing volleyball with men in swim trunks or seeking comfort in each other’s bunk beds far outnumber the gorilla attacks. Even so, the film still vividly and interestingly recollects Frémiet’s sculpture in some key scenes. A less pedestrian film from the same genre is Rene Cardona’s Night of the Bloody Apes (1969).
556–563. Anon. (1902) Angry Circus Elephant Crushes a Man to Death. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. May 28. 62. p. 1. Anon 2. (1903) Coney Elephant Killed: Topsy Overcome with Cyanide of Potassium and Electricity. New York Times. January 5. p. 1. Armstrong, P. (2002) The Postcolonial Animal. Society & Animals. 10 (4). pp. 413–419. Baucom, I. (2014) History 4: Postcolonial Method and Anthropocene Time. The Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry. 1. pp. 123–142. 18 Katarina Gregersdotter, Nicklas Hållén and Johan Höglund Birke.
Animal Horror Cinema: Genre, History and Criticism by Katarina Gregersdotter, Johan Höglund, Nicklas Hållén