The Resource Cinema of the psychic realm : a critical survey, Paul Meehan

Cinema of the psychic realm : a critical survey, Paul Meehan

Label
Cinema of the psychic realm : a critical survey
Title
Cinema of the psychic realm
Title remainder
a critical survey
Statement of responsibility
Paul Meehan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book explores the depiction of paranormal powers in fiction films, examining how popular films both reflect and influence the way modern society perceives the notion of psychic abilities. The psychic theme is explored in nearly 100 films from a variety of genres including drama, comedy, horror, science fiction, crime melodrama, and children's films"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meehan, Paul
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.P7825
LC item number
M44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychic ability in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
Label
Cinema of the psychic realm : a critical survey, Paul Meehan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-222) and index
  • Includes filmography: p. 211-218
Contents
A brief history of the paranormal in fact and fiction -- Early paranormal films -- ESP in drama, comedy and children's films -- Paranormal crime and melodrama -- The dark side of ESP : horror and fantasy -- Alien ESP -- Psi-fi : psychic science fiction blockbusters -- Remote viewing, black psi-ops and paranoia
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
v, 232 p.
Isbn
9780786439669
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009020194
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3273396-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3273396
  • (Sirsi) o277136418
  • (OCoLC)277136418
Label
Cinema of the psychic realm : a critical survey, Paul Meehan
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-222) and index
  • Includes filmography: p. 211-218
Contents
A brief history of the paranormal in fact and fiction -- Early paranormal films -- ESP in drama, comedy and children's films -- Paranormal crime and melodrama -- The dark side of ESP : horror and fantasy -- Alien ESP -- Psi-fi : psychic science fiction blockbusters -- Remote viewing, black psi-ops and paranoia
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
v, 232 p.
Isbn
9780786439669
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009020194
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3273396-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3273396
  • (Sirsi) o277136418
  • (OCoLC)277136418

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