The A-Z of Horror
A ten-part series for BBC2 & UKTV introduced by Clive Barker
Stephen White made the opening one-hour special: American Psycho on the strange case of Ed Gein, who in 1957 was exposed as one of America's first cannibal serial killers. His bizarre spree of murder, grave-robbing, cannibalism, necrophilia and human skin-wearing became the basis for three of the most important horror films ever made: Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Silence of the Lambs. He also made three other films in the series, on Dennis Wheatley, on John Carpenter's suburban horror film, Halloween, and on the weird world of Swiss artist and Alien creator, H.R. Giger.

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