Pino Donaggio – film composer

Giuseppe “Pino” Donaggio (born 24 November 1941) is an Italian musician and film composer. A classically-trained violinist, Donaggio is best known for his collaborations with American director Brian De Palma, scoring films such as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Body Double, and Raising …

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Maniac – USA, 1934 – overview and reviews

Maniac is a 1934 American horror feature film directed by Dwain Esper (Reefer Madness) and written by Hildegarde Stadie, Esper’s wife, as a loose adaptation of the Edgar Allan Poe story “The Black Cat”, with …

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Tales of the Uncanny – Germany, 1932 – reviews

Unheimliche Geschichten (Tales of the Uncanny or Uncanny Stories) is a 1932 German black comedy horror film directed by the prolific Austrian film director Richard Oswald, starring Paul Wegener, and produced by Gabriel Pascal. The story is a …

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