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Sheila Brynjulfson <[log in to unmask]>
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Hello all,
At the suggestion of several contributors to this bibliography, here is
a post of collected titles dealing with exploitation cinema.
This list is undoubtedly incomplete, and represents the efforts of
myself and others over a two week period.  Further contributions are
always welcome, and as I continue my search I will post my findings
Betrock, Alan.  _The "I Was a Teenage Juvenile Delinquent Rock'n'Roll
     Horror Beach Party" Movie Book: A Complete Guide to the Teenage
     Exploitation Film, 1959-1969_.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.
Castle, William.  _Step Right Up! I'm Gonna Scare the Pants Off
     America_.  New York: Pharos Books, 1976.
Clark, Randall.  _At a Theater or Drive-In Near You: The History,
     Culture, and Politics of the American Exploitation Film_.  New
     York: Garland Pub., 1995.
Creed, Barbara.  "Dark Desires: Male Masochism in the Horror Film."  In
     Gregory A. Waller, _Essays on the Modern American Horror Film_.
     Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1987.
Friedman, David.  _A Youth in Babylon: Confessions of a Trash Film
     King_.  Prometheus, 1990.
Grey, Rudolph.  _Nightmare of Ecstasy: The Life and Art of Edward D.
     Wood, Jr._  Portland, Oregon: Feral House, 1992; reprint, 1994.
Lansdale, Joe R.  _The Drive-In: A "B" Movie with Blood and Popcorn,
     Made in Texas_.  Toronto and New York: Bantam Books, 1988.
McCarthy, Todd and Charles Flynn.  _King of the B's_.  New York: E. P.
     Dutton, 1975.
McCarty, John, ed.  _The Sleaze Merchants: Adventures in Exploitation
     Filmmaking_.  New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1995.
McCarty, John and Daniel Krogh.  _The Amazing Herschell Gordon Lewis and
     His World of Exploitation Film_.  (no publication data given)
Meyers, Richard.  _For One Week Only: The World of Exploitation Films_.
     Piscataway, N.J.: New Century Publishers, 1983.
Miller, Don.  _B Movies: An Informal Survey of the American Low-Budget
     Film, 1933-1945_.  (no publication data given)
Muller, Eddie and Daniel Faris Grindhouse.  _The Forbidden World of
    "Adults Only Cinema"_.  (no publication data)
Quarles, Mike.  _Down and Dirty: Hollywood's Exploitation Film Makers
     and Their Movies_.  Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1993.
Schaefer, Eric.  _Bold! Daring! Shocking! True!: A History of
     Exploitation Films, 1919-1959_.  Ann Arbor: University Microfilms
     International, 1996?
Turan, Keith and Stephen Zito.  _Sinema_.  Praeger Press, 1974.
Wartenberg, Thomas E., ed.  _Philosophy and Film_.  London and New York:
     Routledge, 1995.
Weldon, Michael.  _Psychotronic Film Encyclopedia_.  (no publication
In addition to the above titles, there are also a number of periodical
sources.  Some are readily accessible mainstream publications and others
are independently published fanzines.  A few titles:
    _Film Comment_ (particularly v. 22, July/August, 1986)
    _Film History_ (particularly v. 6, no.3, 1994)
    _Psychotronic Video_
    _Cult Movies_
  "You have your fears, which might become reality,
      and you have Godzilla, which *is* reality."
                                         -- Godzilla, King of Monsters
Sheila Brynjulfson                        [log in to unmask]
Department of History                          Truman State University
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