Come to be entertained and spooked as the Friends of the Library present a pre- Halloween program at 2 pm on Sunday, October 20 with famed screen writer Dennis Paoli.
Mr. Paoli has written for film, TV and the stage and has received accolades and awards for his horror films. His feature films include such famous movies as The Bodysnatchers , adaptations of H.P. Lovecraft's Re-Animator, From Beyond, and Dagan. The HBO film The Dentist and his work for Showtime's Master of Horror series, adaptations of Lovecraft's Dreams in the Witch House and Edgar Allan Poe's The Black Cat - brought horror films to cable TV.
Join us and Mr. Paoli in the Fielding Room in front of and behind the screen to learn more about this film genre.This program may not be suitable for young children or the squeamish.
For the stage Mr. Paoli wrote the one-man show Nevermore: An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe and wrote the script for Re-Animator: the Musical, for which he won several LA theater awards. Not limited to the genre of horror films, he also co-wrote the baseball comedy Bleacher Burns. The film version aired on Showtime and the TV version for PBS won an Emmy award.
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