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A Universe of Horrors

The Secret History of Hollywood
Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
5 out of 5 stars (92 ratings)

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Summary

Delving deep into the darkest corners of horror movies this series explores the highs and lows of the blood and gore genre following, in particular, the changing fortunes of Universal Horror. From Dracula and Frankenstein to The Black Cat, a movie that even Universal executives deemed "too vile for public consumption", and beyond to the influences of science fiction and the new breed of horror films.

©2016 Adam Roche (P)2016 Adam Roche

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Boom!

I have only just discovered Adam Roche and his titles (I have them all) I am completely captivated by his delivery and the quality and passion, which is evident by the quality of his narration. He comes across as devoted to his subject and the content detail to all the stories is fantastic. More titles please, I could listen to you all day long.

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Great story, well delivered. Well worth a listen.

This is a very enjoyable binge listen. Thank you Adam Roche and audible for providing this as a bonus for members :-)

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Really interesting

Very well written, and incredibly well read. A real insight into Hollywood's dark side

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excellent

a fabulous insight into the early days of the horror films of Hollywood excellent narration and behind the scenes stories

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A must for horror fans

Absolutely loved it anyone who is a follower of the horror genre will definitely like this. Brilliantly narrated by Adam Roche with a sprinkling of comedy thrown in. Literally finished all 10 episodes in one sitting. Listen with the lights off in the evening for better effect.

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Ultimate Hollywood Nostalgia

I’m a popcast addict and I was just looking for something to pass the time. What I found was a heart warming, soul tingling romp through Hollywood horror history.

If you love Classic Hollywood and/or classic horror, this is all you need.

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Great for horror movie history fans

Excellent narration, the story and insight into the background was thoroughly enjoyable, as a fan of reading the horror genre it really kept my interest.

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Amazing for not only genre fans but Hollywood historians

I love Horror movies so the tales of early horror films are stories I have studied well. However Adam Roche and his crew dig deep to unearth EVERYTHING possible. If like me you think you know it all. You’re wrong give this wonderful and easily digestible series a binge NOW

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Wonderful

I have loved horror for years and have wanted to learn about the history of it. By the end I felt like I knew all the actors and actresses and had seen them grow. Certainly worth a listen if you are a horror fan.

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loved it<br />

great narrator and just right up my street witha witty slice of venerable Hollywood history

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