Novels and Authors Who Inspired Horror Films Past and Present



The Author

Title

Published

Film

Matthew G. LewisThe Monk
1796
The Monk
Marry W. ShelleyFrankenstein
1818
Frankenstein, 1931
Edgar Allan Poe"Fall of House of Usher"
1839
House of Usher
Sheridan LeFanu"Carmilla"
1872
Vampyr
Robert Lewis StevensonDr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
1886
Jekyll & Hyde, 1931
Oscar WildePicture of Dorian Gray
1891
Picture of Dorian Gray
Bram Stoker Dracula
1897
Dracula, 1931
Henry JamesTurn of the Screw
1898
The Innocents
Gaston LerouxPhantom of the Opera
1910
Phantom Opera, 1925
H.P. Lovecraft"Herbert West--Reanimator"
1922
Re-Animator
Curt SiodmakDonovan's Brain
1942
Donovan's Brain
Jack FinneyBody Snatchers
1955
Invas. Body Snatchers
Robert BlochPsycho
1959
Psycho
Shirley JacksonHaunting of Hill House
1960
The Haunting
Ira LevinRosemary's Baby
1967
Rosemary's Baby
Stephen KingCarrie
1972
Carrie
Anne RiceInterview w/Vampire
1976
Interview w/Vampire
Ramsey Campbell"Doll Ate It's Mother"
1977
They Came from Within
Whitley StrieberWolfen
1978
Wolfen
Peter StraubGhost Story
1979
Ghost Story
Clive Barker"Cabal"
1985
Night Breed




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