• Unearthed: A (Secret) History of Horror at USC


    Beneath the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre at the University of Southern California (USC), a fluorescent-lit corridor connects a series of rooms brimmed with film cans, metal shelving and machines. This is where celluloid dreams are preserved – and as of late – filmic nightmares, unearthed. Around back and down two flights of stairs you’ll find the Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive, home to over 70,000 motion picture negatives, magnetic sound elements and release prints… and in just the last three years, home to what might be some of the most important discoveries in modern horror film history.

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