Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy is a documentary film about the life and work of Val Lewton, a producer who worked in the horror genre during the 1940s. The film explores Lewton's unique approach to horror, which focused on atmosphere and suggestion rather than gore and violence. Lewton's films were often praised for their artistry and their ability to create a sense of dread and suspense. The film features interviews with film historians, critics, and actors who worked with Lewton. It also includes clips from Lewton's films, such as Cat People, The Leopard Man, and The Seventh Victim. Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy is a fascinating look at one of the most influential figures in the history of horror cinema. The film is a must-see for anyone interested in film history or in the work of Val Lewton.

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Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy (2005)

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Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy is a documentary film about the life and work of Val Lewton, a producer who worked in the horror genre during the 1940s. The film explores Lewton's unique approach to horror, which focused on atmosphere and suggestion rather than gore and violence. Lewton's films were often praised for their artistry and their ability to create a sense of dread and suspense. The film features interviews with film historians, critics, and actors who worked with Lewton. It also includes clips from Lewton's films, such as Cat People, The Leopard Man, and The Seventh Victim. Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy is a fascinating look at one of the most influential figures in the history of horror cinema. The film is a must-see for anyone interested in film history or in the work of Val Lewton.

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Cast
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James Cromwell

Narrator (voice)
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William Friedkin

Self
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Steve Jones

Self - film historian
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Steve Haberman

Self
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Joe Dante

Self
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Guillermo del Toro

Self
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Kim Newman

Self
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Val E. Lewton

Self - Son of Val Lewton
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Drew Casper

Self
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Rick Jewell

Self - Author of 'The RKO Story'
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Harlan Ellison

Self
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Ramsey Campbell

Self
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George A. Romero

Self
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John Landis

Self
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Mick Garris

Self
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Richard Matheson

Self
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Robert Wise

Self
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Neil Gaiman

Self
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Sara Karloff

Self
Crew
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Constantine Nasr

Director
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Steve Haberman

Writer
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Constantine Nasr

Writer
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