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Behind the Horror

by Lee Dr Mellor

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Publisher Description

Uncover the twisted tales that inspired the big screen's greatest screams.

Which case of demonic possession inspired The Exorcist? What horrifying front-page story generated the idea for A Nightmare on Elm Street? Which film was inspired by an 18th-century Japanese folktale?

Unearth the terrifying and true tales behind some of the scariest Horror movies to ever haunt our screens, including the Enfield poltergeist case that was retold in The Conjuring 2 and the creepy doll that inspired Chucky in Child's Play.

Behind the Horror dissects these and other bizarre tales to reveal haunting real-life stories of abduction, disappearance, murder, and exorcism.

Author Biography

Lee Mellor, Ph.D. is a criminologist, lecturer, musician, and the author of seven books on crime. He received his doctorate from Montreal's Concordia University after specializing in abnormal homicide and sex crimes. As the chair of the American Investigative Society of Cold Cases' academic committee, he has consulted with police on cold cases in Pennsylvania, Missouri, Ohio, and London, Ontario. He resides in Ontario, Canada.

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Behind the Horror unearths the shocking true stories that have inspired many of the Horror genre's most terrifying films

Product Details

Pages
288
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Year
2020
ISBN-10
0241409438
ISBN-13
9780241409435
Format
Paperback
Subtitle
True stories that inspired horror movies
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Short Title
Behind the Horror
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade
Publication Date
2020-07-02
Author
Lee Dr Mellor