The Turn of the Screw – novella

The Turn of the Screw, originally published in 1898, is a gothic ghost story novella written by Henry James. The novella has had differing interpretations, often mutually exclusive. Many critics …

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Penny dreadful – publication

A penny dreadful (also called penny horrible, penny awful, penny number and penny blood) was a type of British fiction publication in the 19th century that usually featured lurid serial stories appearing in parts over a number of weeks, …

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The Comedy of Terrors – USA, 1964

The Comedy of Terrors (1964) is an American comedy horror film directed by Jacques Tourneur (Cat People; I Walked with a Zombie) and starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, and (in a cameo) Joe E. Brown in his final film appearance. It …

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From Hell – USA, 2001

From Hell is a 2001 American/British crime horror mystery film directed by the Hughes brothers and loosely based on the comic book series of the same name by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell about the Jack the Ripper murders. In 1888, Mary Kelly (Heather Graham) and …

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