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ERIC Number: EJ359194
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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Predictors of Horror Film Attendance and Appeal: An Analysis of the Audience for Frightening Films.
Tamborini, Ron; Stiff, James
Communication Research, v14 n4 p415-36 Aug 1987
Analyzes the appeal of horror films. Develops a model that finds that important factors in the horror film's appeal are the audience's desire to experience the satisfying resolutions and to see the destruction usually found in these films and the sensation-seeking personality traits of audience members for these films. (NKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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