9780810838703

Wolf Man's Maker

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  • ISBN13:

    9780810838703

  • ISBN10:

    0810838702

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-02-01
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Pr
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Summary

German-born Curt Siodmak is perhaps best known for his cult classic sci-fi and horror movies, such as The Wolf Man and Son of Dracula. Wolf Man's Maker describes how this writer, through the genres of sci-fi and horror, created stories which reflected this historical perspective and his search for a truth which affects all of his viewers.

Author Biography

Curt Siodmak, born in 1902, was a major contributor to Germany's influential interwar film industry as well as Hollywood's golden era. One of the founding members of the Writers Guild of America, this outstanding and prolific writer was recently awarded the Commander's Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. His death in the summer of 2000 marks the end of a remarkable career that spanned nearly a century

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
xv
Foreword: Hans-Helmer Prinzler xvii
Author's Prologue xxi
Europe
1(70)
Loss of Innocence
71(18)
The Golden Years
89(54)
The Cat's Prediction
143(32)
America
175(124)
The War and Hollywood
299(42)
Did I Really Write That Much?
341(94)
Epilogue 435(10)
Filmography 445(4)
Index 449(8)
About the Author 457

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