The Vampire Cinema

By David Pirie,

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1 author picked The Vampire Cinema as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This is one of the first books to introduce me to Horror films beyond Britain and the US – it might even have been where I first heard Mario Bava’s name alongside directors like Jess Franco and Jean Rollin.

It obviously looks at vampire films more broadly but introduced me to a body of films I wanted to know more about. It’s also a beautifully illustrated and intelligent book, essential reading for anyone interested in vampires. 

From Leon's list on European horror films.

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