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Scary stories : the story of the books that frightened a generation / producer, director, Cody Meirick.

Meirick, Cody, (film producer,, film director.). Stine, R. L., (on-screen participant.). Cotter, Amelia, (on-screen participant.). Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-1992 (on-screen participant.). Schwartz, Peter, (on-screen participant.). Wild Eye Releasing (Firm), (publisher.).
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  • ISBN: 0760137247395
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Wild Eye Releasing, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Special features: director's commentary; over 20 minutes of bonus footage; scene selection; trailers.
Participant or Performer Note:
R.L. Stine, Alvin Schwartz, Amelia Cotter, Peter Schwartz.
Summary, etc.:
Explore the history of one of the most controversial works of modern children's literature: The best selling teen classic Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, which scared a generation of readers and became one of the most banned books of modern times. Includes the author's family, scholars, folklorists, artists, fans, and children's book authors such as R.L. Stine, Q.L. Pearce, and more.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; stereo.
Language Note:
Subject: Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-1992. Scary stories to tell in the dark > History and criticism.
Horror tales > History and criticism.
Prohibited books.
Genre: Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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