The Monsters are coming! Most of us like to escape from the ordinary or enjoy the thrill of a good fright. One of the most popular scary entertainments in this century has been the parade of monster movies. Vampires, werewolves, and gigantic beasts are just a few of the terrifying creatures that have made these movies famous. This survey covers the legends behind the stories, and the brilliant directors, technicians, and actors who created some of the most successful horror films. Stills of such classic villains as King Kong, Frankenstein, Dracula and the Wolf Man add to the fascination and delight of this book for all monster-movie buffs.