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Horror Studies
Halloween Competition
To win one year’s free subscription to the Horror Studies journal, answer the following questions and send
your completed form to marketing@intellectbooks.com by 14th December 2009. Two runners-up will receive a
copy of the Intellect book, Stephen King on the Big Screen.

Name: E-mail:

From what film or work of literature are the following quotations taken from?
1. ‘Now he was already dangerously disturbed, had been ever since his 1. Answer
father died. His mother was a clinging, demanding woman, and for years
the two of them lived as if there was no one else in the world.’

2. ‘And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming/ And the 2. Answer
lamp-light o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor…’

3. ‘He will lie to confuse us. But he will also mix lies with the truth to attack 3. Answer
us. The attack is psychological and powerful. So don't listen to him.
Remember that - do not listen.’

4. ‘We must try to get rid of it. We've done everything humanly possible 4. Answer
to take care of it and to put up with it, no one can reproach us in the

5. ‘The man behind the mask is looking for the book with the pages torn 5. Answer
out. He is going towards the hiding place.’

6. ‘Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood is cold/ Thou hast no speculation in 6. Answer
those eyes/ Which thou dost glare with!’

7. ‘I'll catch this bird for you, but it ain't gonna be easy. Bad fish.’ 7. Answer

8. ‘The beast was savage and half-starved. If its appearance did not frighten 8. Answer
its victim to death, at least it would paralyze the resistance which might
be offered.’

9. ‘We'd better get back because it'll be dark soon and they mostly come at 9. Answer
night... mostly.’

10. ‘There was something about its motion which made Parkins very 10. Answer
unwilling to see it at close quarters. It would stop, raise arms, bow itself
towards the sand, then run stooping across the beach to the water-edge
and back again.’

Horror Studies
Halloween Competition

Horror Trivia 11. Answer

11. After failing to make profits touring her suburban neighbourhood, Peg Boggs
visits a gothic mansion. What is her profession?

12. ‘If chins could kill’, which B-movie actor’s confessions would you expect to 12. Answer

13. Below are a series of taglines taken from poster campaigns, but which films 13. Answer
do they belong to?

• ‘The night he came home’ • Answer

• ‘If this picture doesn’t make your skin crawl it is on too tight’ • Answer

• ‘When there is no more room in hell the dead will walk the earth’
• Answer

• ‘Herbert West has a very good head on his shoulders…and another one in a
dish on his desk’ • Answer

• ‘Triple distilled horror…as powerful as a vat of boiling acid!’ • Answer

The winners will be announced on 15th December 2009.

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