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"Dana C. Gravesen" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sun, 18 Jan 2009 10:50:27 -0500
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You may want to search the archives of Horror@Indiana (Indiana University's
horror in film & literature listserv). You do not need a membership (except
to see private email addresses) and there are about fifteen years of
archived messages:

One film that comes to mind is the made-for-television version of Stephen
King's IT, in which a photo album plays a large role in illustrating the
evil of Pennywise the clown.


On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 8:39 AM, Dorothee Birke
<[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Dear list members,
> This is a question for horror film buffs: we are
> currently trying to compile a corpus of horror films in which
> photography is used in order to show things that are invisible to the
> naked eye. Examples would be The Omen, in which smudges on photographs
> foreshadow the deaths of the people in the picture, or Shutter, in
> which photos reveal the presence of a ghost.
> Can anybody think of horror films featuring photographs or photographers?
> We would greatly appreciate your help!
> With many thanks in advance and best wishes
> Dorothee and Michael
> PS: Other films that already came to mind were Ring, The Shining and The
> Asphyx.
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Dana C. Gravesen
M.A. Cinema Studies, New York University
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