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This Horror Movie Quiz is a Scream! How Do You Rate?

Horror: Some people can take it or leave it. Some people absolutely despise the genre. Then there are those of us who can't get enough. We're assuming, because you're here, that you fall into the third category. However, are you truly the horror aficionado you think you are? Have you seen a few choice classics and think you know the whole genre inside and out? Or are you a complete fanatic who has seen everything, from the first horror ever made to the latest gory slasher fare? If you want to prove your knowledge to both yourself and your friends, this is the quiz for you. We won't simply ask you the easy questions here. We're going deep into the catacombs of horror movie history to pull out some obscure facts that only a true horror fan could know. When you get your results, why not share this quiz with your friends and family to see who among you truly is the greatest horror fan? Beware, this quiz is not for the faint of heart...

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Where Did They Come From?

The first horror movies did not actually come from the traditional film industry. Illusionists, magicians, and authors had been creating horror narratives for years, as part of their shows and novels.nn nnWhen we look back to those early pioneers of screen craft, we find that most of the breakthroughs in technology came from these illusionists, who were used to creating complex machinery and effects for their stage shows.nn nnWhen they got their hands on camera equipment, they realized the novelty - and scalability - of bringing their horrifying stage techniques to the big screen.nn nnIn fact, many of the early technologies used in movies came from magicians and illusionists, including the creation of on-screen ghosts.nn nnThat tradition still lives today, in the form of post-production and clever editing. So, next time you go to see a Marvel movie, remember, it was those original magicians who made those camera tricks possible.

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