Close-Ups: Vampire Movies
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By Charles Bramesco
The indispensable, illustrated pocket guide to the world of vampire movies, from Nosferatu to A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night.
When F. W. Murnau brought Nosferatu to the screen in 1922 he ushered in the bloody reign of cinema’s most venerable villain – the vampire.
Nocturnal, fanged and insatiable for human blood, the vampire has infected the public consciousness like no other movie monster.
In this illustrated pocket guide, Charles Bramesco goes vampire hunting across a century of cinema, stalking around lonely Transylvanian castles, dusty New York apartments and rain-soaked Washington woods to discover why the vampire has become cinema’s most enduring villain.
Edited by David Jenkins
Cover illustration by Christopher DeLorenzo
Published by William Collins, 2018
Softcover, 224 pages, black and white illustrations, 4.6 × 6.5 inches