Jack Pierce: The Man Behind The Monsters

Jack Pierce: The Man Behind The Monsters


JACK PIERCE - the fellow in the back of THE MONSTERS chronicles the occupation exploits of Universal's vintage monster writer, Jack Pierce, who was once with the studio in the course of their horror heyday of 1928-1947. After freelancing in Hollywood's earliest days as an actor, stuntman and assistant director, Pierce flourished in make-up within the 1910s and Nineteen Twenties, first making himself into any number of motion picture extras known as for on fledgling studio plenty. Then, from 1930-1947, Pierce created a few of cinema history's such a lot distinguishable icons of fright, together with Frankenstein's Monster, the mum, The Bride of Frankenstein, Ygor, The Wolf guy, and The Phantom of the Opera between his many vintage creations. Contained during this targeted e-book are specific textual content and photographs from each major movie of Pierce's profession, spanning the mid-1910s to the mid-1960s.

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