From Shock Theatre to Svengoolie

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  • From Shock Theatre to Svengoolie
  • Written By Ted Okuda & Mark Yurkiw
  • Published by Lake Claremont Press [2007]
  • First Edition
  • 257 Pages, Paperback
  • Pre-Owned
  • Size: 6" x 9"

Although the motion picture industry initially disparaged and feared television, by the late 1950s, studios saw the medium as a convenient dumping ground for thousands of films that had long been gathering dust in their vaults. As these films found their way to local TV stations, enterprising distributors grouped the titles by genre so programmers could showcase them accordingly. It was in this spirit that Chicago’s tradition of TV horror movie shows was born. Chicago TV Horror Movie Shows is the first comprehensive look at Chicago’s horror movie programs, from their inception in 1957 to the present.

This Book is Pre-Owned and Purchased From a Private Collection. 




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