Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 5 months ago

Who invented the movie genre of horror?

4 Answers

  • 5 months ago

    The Genre was in books long before there were movies Gothic horror stories

  • ?
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Horror was a story genre long before movies even existed. People have told horror stories for centuries, and some of the earliest known myths and legends contain an element of horror. The first horror movie ever produced was a French film called Le Manoir du Diable, from 1896. Its comparatively tame by today's standards, but was cutting egde at the time of release.

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    There's an overview of the genre at - but the first horror movie was a French short film from 1896 called Le Manior du Diable, by Georges Melies.

  • .
    Lv 6
    5 months ago

    Humans in ancient times invented created stories to amuse themselves and share information.

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