The very witching time of night

dark alleys of classic horror cinema by Gregory W. Mank

Written in English
Published: Pages: 436 Downloads: 724
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Subjects:

  • Motion pictures,
  • Production and direction,
  • Horror films,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesDark alleys of classic horror cinema
StatementGregory William Mank
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H6 M3155 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 436 pages
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27162648M
ISBN 100786449551
ISBN 109780786449552
LC Control Number2014012459
OCLC/WorldCa866620352

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Gregory Mank's "The Very Witching Time of Night" is not a film history, but a series of well-written essays on personalities and events from the early American, sound horror-movie cycle. It's good. Very good. The first chapter is a biography of "Dracula"s Helen Chandler, a delicate, disturbed actress who abused alcohol, married three times /5(25).

The book covers unusual and often surprising areas of horror film history: (1) The harrowingly The very witching time of night book life of Dracula's leading lady, Helen Chandler, as intimately remembered by her sister-in-law.(2) John Barrymore's horror vehicles Svengali and The Mad Genius, and their rejection by the public.(3) The disastrous shooting of 's Murders in the Zoo, perhaps the most racy of all Pre-Code Author: Gregory William Mank.

The book covers unusual and often surprising areas of horror film history: (1) The harrowingly tragic life of Dracula’s leading lady, Helen Chandler, as intimately remembered by her sister-in-law.(2) John Barrymore’s horror vehicles Svengali and The Mad Genius, and their rejection by the public.(3) The disastrous shooting of ’s Murders in the Zoo, perhaps the most racy of all.

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Gregory William Mank. McFarland, Jun 6, - Performing Arts - pages. 6 Reviews. The book covers unusual and often surprising areas of horror film history: (1) The harrowingly tragic life of Dracula's leading lady, 4/5(6). Hamlet's Soliloquy: Tis now the very witching time of night () Annotations Tis now the very witching time of night, () When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world: now could I drink hot blood, And do such bitter business as the day Would quake to look on.

Hamlet's Soliloquy: Tis now the very witching time of night () Commentary Hamlet's plan to "catch the conscience of the king" has been a success, and Claudius has retired, distraught, to his chamber.

Thrilled that his scheme worked, Hamlet experiences a sudden surge of confidence which prompts the first half of this short soliloquy. His latest book is THE VERY WITCHING TIME OF NIGHT, published by McFarland & Company. In this volume Mank devotes 13 chapters to what he calls dark alleys of classic horror cinema.

Among the subjects are the sad life of DRACULA actress Helen Chandler, the making of Paramount's wild pre-code thriller MURDERS IN THE ZOO, and the production. Get this from a library. The very witching time of night: dark alleys of classic horror cinema. [Gregory W Mank] -- "The book covers unusual and often surprising areas of horror film history from the harrowingly tragic life of Dracula's leading lady, Helen Chandler.

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Gregory Mank's "The Very Witching Time of Night" is not a film history, but a series of well-written essays on personalities and events from the early American, sound horror-movie cycle. It's good. Very good. The first chapter is a biography of "Dracula"s Helen Chandler, a delicate, disturbed actress who abused alcohol, married three times /5(19).

The Very Witching Time II - This book should be finished by mid-January and out by Spring I’ve thoroughly enjoyed writing this book – so much new information on some all-time favorite films.

Click on the “Upcoming” link on the left for more details. In Hamlet’s 5th soliloquy that begins, “’Tis now the very witching time of night, ” Hamlet indicates how he will “speak daggers” to his mother.

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13 chapters, pages, over pictures. Wonderful layout and production job by McFarland. The critical and popular success of The Very Witching Time of Night: Dark Alleys of Classic Horror Cinema has inspired a contract for The Very Witching Time of Night, Part II.

As with the original book, there will be 13 chapters, all on fascinating areas of Hollywood horror, with full coverage of never-before-covered topics and fresh slants on vintage favorites such as Island of Lost Souls and. One of Hamlet’s most famous soliloquies is his ‘’Tis now the very witching time of night’’, which falls in the Act 3, Scene 2 (pages ).

This soliloquy is a really interesting and important one since it lets the reader know what Hamlet’s plans are. "'Tis now the very witching time of night: When churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world"--Martinique, F.W.I.

Summary Graveyard in Martinique with large crucifix and crosses on graves; dense smoke rising from Mount Pelée eruption in background. “'Tis now the very witching time of night, / when churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out / Contagion to this world.” – Hamlet, Scene II, Act III, Hamlet by William Shakespeare “There is a Yew-tree, pride of Lorton Vale, / Which to this day stands single, in the midst / Of its own darkness, as it stood of yore.” – “Yew Trees” by William Wordsworth.

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This is known as ‘The Devil’s Hour’, or in folklore ‘The Witching Hour’, which is believed to be the time of night when most supernatural events occur. In Hamlet by William Shakespeare, the Bard wrote: “‘Tis now the very witching time of night.

'Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world.

Now could I drink hot blood And do such bitter business as the day Would quake to look on. Soft. now to my mother. O heart, lose not thy nature; let not ever The soul of Nero enter this firm bosom. Let me be cruel, not unnatural.

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It's good. Very good. The first chapter is a biography of "Dracula"s Helen Chandler, a delicate, disturbed actress who abused alcohol, married three times Reviews:. In folklore, the witching hour or devil's hour is a time of night associated with supernatural events.

Witches, demons and ghosts are thought to appear and to be at their most powerful. Black magic is thought to be most effective at this time due to the veil between worlds being thinner.

There are multiple times that can be considered the witching hour. Some claim the time is between 12 and 1.Tis now the very witching time of night, / When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out / Contagion to this world. Now could I drink hot blood / And do such bitter business as the bitter day.Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books The Very Witching Time of Night Halloween Chalkboard Art Printable.

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