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Behind the Horror: True Stories That Inspired Horror Movies

Behind the Horror: True Stories That Inspired Horror Movies

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  • Author: Lee Dr. Mellor
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: DK
  • Published: 2020-07-28
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Sitting alongside DK's other true crime titles, Unsolved Murders and Cults Uncovered, Behind the Horror unearths the shocking true stories that have inspired many of the horror genre's most terrifying films.

Which case of demonic possession inspired The Exorcist? What horrifying newspaper story generated the idea for A Nightmare on Elm Street? Which film was inspired by an 18th-century Japanese folktale?

Discover the terrifying and true tales behind some of the scariest horror movies to ever haunt our screens, including the Enfield poltergeist case that was retold in The Conjuring 2, and the creepy doll that inspired Chucky in Child's Play.

Behind the Horror dissects these and other bizarre tales to reveal haunting real-life stories of abduction, disappearance, murder, and exorcism.

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