Publisher description for Screamplays / edited by Richard Chizmar.


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Counter SCENE BY SCENE . . . SCREAM BY SCREAM

* Bedtime becomes a dread time for a little girl whose brave cat is her only protection against a grotesque elf . . .
* Four psychic investigators risk their sanity--and their lives--to match wits with the most horrifying evil ever to possess a house. . . .
* Alone in the wilderness, with a "five-minute headstart," beautiful young attorney Kim Sanders is running for her life from the serial killer called "The Butcher" . . .

You don't need a movie theater or a VCR to savor the best in cinematic terror and suspense. All you need is your own imagination and this collection of spine-tingling scripts by the titans of shock storytelling. Whether you're a movie buff or a thriller freak, you'll savor these seven full-length film and TV scenarios, including Stephen King's "General," Richard Matheson's "The Legend of Hell House," and Richard Laymon's "The Hunted," plus chilling works by Harlan Ellison, Joe R. Lansdale, and Ed Gorman.

With a fascinating introduction on fright films by #1 bestselling author Dean Koontz.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Motion picture plays, Horror films