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Scary Stories - New England Premiere!

  • Peabody Essex Museum 161 Essex Street Salem, MA, 01970 United States (map)

Over the course of its three volume run, Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories introduced children to gothic tales of terror with notoriously ghastly illustrations making them the most banned books of our time. This documentary follows the author’s son, Peter Schwartz, in an exploration of the collection’s legacy, folklore, and many controversies with interviews from iconic children’s authors R.L. Stine, Debbie Dadey, Bruce Coville, and Q.L. Pearce.

Directed by Cody Meirick

Earlier Event: October 13
Making 'Mass Hysteria'