More than 200 titles from the silent era to the present are detailed in this definitive book on African American horror films and television series. Some featured titles are The Devil’s Daughter, Night of the Living Dead, J.D.’s Revenge, The People Under The Stairs, April Fools, and Lovecraft Country. For each entry, the following information is included: title, release date, MPAA rating, main cast, director(s), and a brief plot synopsis. An introduction to the history of Blacks in horror movies is also provided. This guide is a must-have resource for anyone interested in discovering more about the relationship between the horror genre and the African American experience.


This is the first entry in Black Cinema Connection’s Essential Guides to Black film and television book series.