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Sacred Terror: Religion and Horror on the Silver Screen – Douglas E. Cowan, Baylor University Press, 2008



Salem’s Lot (Studies in the Horror Film) by Tony Earnshaw, Centipede Press, 2014

Scare Tactic: The Life and Films of William Castle by John W. Law, iUniverse, 2000


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Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder (A BFI Compendium) by James Bell (editor), British Film Institute, 2014

Sci-Fi Now – Alan Frank, Octopus Books, 1978

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Handbook – Alan Frank, Batsford, 1982

Science Fiction Films of the Seventies – Craig W. Anderson, McFarland, 2002 (reprint)



Science Fiction Italian Style: Italian science fiction films from 1958-2000 by Matt Blake, Wild Eye

Scream Deconstructed: An Unauthorized Analysis by Scott Kessinger, Stinger Books, 2011

Scream Deconstructed Analysis Scott Kessinger

Scream: The Unofficial Guide to the Scream Trilogy by John Brosnan, Boxtree, 2000


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Screening the Undead: Vampire and Zombies in Film and Television – edited by Leon Hunt, Sharon Lockyer and Milly Williamson, I.B. Tauris, 2014

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The Seduction of the Gullible – John Martin, Ebony Media, 2007 (reprint)


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The Shining (BFI Film Classics) by Roger Luckhurst, BFI, 2013


The Shining Explored: A Psychoanalytic Interpretation of Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 Film, The Shining by 

Showgirls, Teen Wolves and Astro Zombies: A Film Critic’s Year-Long Quest to Find the Worst Movie Ever Made by Michael Adams (foreword by George A. Romero), It Books, 2010


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Showmanship: The Cinema of William Castle by Joel Jordan, BearManor Media, 2014


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The Shrieking Sixties: British Horror Films 1960 – 1969 by Darrell Buxton (editor), Midnight Marquee Press, 2010

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Slashed Dreams: The Ultimate Guide to Slasher Films by Ronnie Angel, CreateSpace, 2015


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Slasher Films: An International Filmography, 1960 through 2001 by Kent Byron Armstrong, McFarland, 2009


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Slasher Movies (Pocket Essentials) by Mark Whitehead, Pocket Essentials, 2000

Slasher Movies Pocket Essentials Mark Whitehead

Sleaze Creatures: An Illustrated Guide to Obscure Hollywood Horror Moves 1956-1959 by D. Earl Worth, Fantasma Books, 1997 (2nd edition)

Sleaze Creatures D. Earl Worth

The Sleaze Merchants: Adventures in Exploitation Filmmaking by John McCarty, St. Martin’s Press, 1995

Sleaze Merchants John McCarty

Sleazoid Express by Bill Landis, Michelle Clifford, Fireside, USA, 2002 (2nd edition)

Slimetime: A Guide to Sleazy, Mindless Movies by Steven Puchalski, Headpress, 2002 (2nd revised edition)



So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films Volume One by Troy Howarth, Midnight Marquee Press, 2015 (2nd edition)


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So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films Volume Two by Troy Howarth, Midnight Marquee Press, 2015 (2nd edition)

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So You Want to Be in Pictures by Val Guest, Trafalgar Square, 2001

The Son of Famous Monsters of Filmland by Forrest J Ackerman, 1964

Son of Guilty Pleasures of the Horror Film by Gary J. Svehla, Susan Svehla, Midnight Marquee Press,

Spaghetti Nightmares by Luca M. Palmerini, Gaetano Mistretta, Fantasma Books, USA, 1996

Spaghetti Nightmares


Spanish Horror Film by Antonio Lázaro-Rebell, Edinburgh University Press, 2014

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The Spectacle of Isolation in Horror Films: Dark Parades by Carl and Diana Royer, Routledge, 205



Spinegrinder: The Movies Most Critics Won’t Write About by Clive Davies, Headpress, 2015


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Spooky Encounters: A Gwailo’s Guide to Hong Kong Horror by Daniel O’Brien, Headpress, 2003

Splatter Movies: Breaking the Last Taboo by John McCarty, FantaCo Enterprises, 1981

Splintered Visions: Lucio Fulci and His Films by Troy Howarth, Midnight Marquee Press, 2015


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Starburst Annual: Classics of the Horror Film by John Barraclough (editor), Marvel, UK

Stay Out of the Shower: 25 Years of Shocker Films, Beginning With Psycho by William Schoell, Robinson, 1985

Step Right Up! I’m Gonna Scare the Pants Off America – William Castle, self-published, 2010 | |

Studies in Terror: Landmarks of Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby, Signum Books, 2011

Studies in Terror Jonathan Rigby

Sweet and Savage: The World Through the Shockumentary Film Lens by Mark Goodall, Headpress, 2006

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