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Take a trip through history with our beautiful hardback guide to the golden age of Universal monster movies. A Pictorial History of Universal Monsters Volume Two: The Forties and Fifties is the collector’s edition of this guide, in a strictly limited premium edition hardcover format – only 30 in the world – that comes signed by both authors in a presentation box with a FREE set of postcards and certificate of authenticity!
We celebrate Universal’s second age of horror movies with A Pictorial History of Universal Monsters Volume Two: The Forties and Fifties – a stunning hardback journey through the evolution of the classic horror motion picture.
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As the movie industry evolved, Universal altered its movie output accordingly. A changing world meant there were new stories to tell, and the second age of Universal monsters combined all-new stories with some beloved classic characters. What emerged was a set of motion pictures which gave audiences new monsters, new chills and new adventures.
REMEMBER – THERE ARE ONLY 30 COPIES OF THIS TITLE IN THE WHOLE WORLD!
Following on the from the phenomenal success of our first volume, Classic Monsters present A Pictorial History of Universal Monsters Volume Two: The Forties and Fifties Signed Hardback. This luxurious full-colour hardcover volume explores the creative leaps made by Universal, telling the story of the studio’s growth through the movies that dazzled audiences. A wealth of imagery and information immerses you in worlds of mystery and horror, from iconic classics such as The Wolf Man (1941) to the new frontiers of science fiction with This Island Earth (1955) among many other much-loved films.
This beautiful Universal horror hardback movie guide maintains the high standard of the first volume, combining pristine image restoration and reproduction with warm and insightful chapters leading you through the story of the Universal horror movie. Stills and poster art alike burst with clarity and detail, making this title an absolute must for your collection as you rediscover forgotten favourites and learn about the lesser-known pieces of cinematic artistry that made Universal such a powerhouse in Hollywood.
A Pictorial History of Universal Monsters Volume Two: The Forties and Fifties Signed Hardback captures the mood of excitement and creativity that shaped the second age of monster movies. This prestigious title is the perfect continuation from Volume One and a sensational addition to your library of Classic Monsters guides.
Collectors please note: the art print included with this hardback edition is different from that included with the softback edition.
- 86 pages
- Full colour throughout
- Image wrap hardback cover
- Signed by authors and individually numbered
- Includes FREE exclusive Universal Monsters art print
- Includes FREE exclusive postcard set
- Includes certificate of authenticity
- Packaged in tissue-lined presentation box