Death house is a 2017 horror film written by harrison smith and gunnar hansen and is directed by harrison smith. Texas chain saw massacre icon gunnar hansen died of pancreatic cancer this weekend at his home in maine where he had lived for about 40 years. At the university, he did some theater work and majored in english and mathematics before going on to graduate in. Gunnar hansen who plays leatherface in the 1974 horror movie texas chainsaw massacre gives a walk through tour of the original quick hill, round rock house. Join facebook to connect with john henry richardson and others you may know. The winter soldier 2014, jack ryan 2018 and riddick 20. The 2015 edition of our big quiz of the year series at. The actor was 26 when he was cast as the chainsawwielding maniac leatherface in the 1974. I thought about the book on and off for a long time and i never did it because i realized my concept was too small.
Chain saw confidential, is a remarkable film history document, that covers everything from scenetoscene breakdowns, to the philosophical and aesthetic debates over the nature of horror itself. Take a tour through the horror paperback novels of two iconic decades. Son of the morning star dvd is a fascinating look at. Texas chain saw massacre really is a movie of legends. Gunnar hansen is the author of chain saw confidential 4. For a lowbudget film made by a bunch of youngsters, with more hardships than one could ever imagine, resulting in a truly classic horror film that is astounding that the product was ever even finished. Item for sale is the book chain saw confidential by gunnar hansen, the book is signed by gunnar on the 3rd page of the book, signed in black pen.
Hansen was born in reykjavik, iceland, and moved to the united states when he was five years old. The book was first released on september 24, 20 through chronicle books and covers the making of the iconic slasher film. There is a lot of revealing things that gunnar hansen talks about in this book that even i didnt know about. The book was signed during a book signing on september 29, 20 in austin, texas. In 20, gunnar hansen published chain saw confidential, which gave readers a behindthescenes look at how the film was made. Andrew bryniarski goes on facebook attack against fans. Gunnar lived in maine till he was 11, his family then moving to texas, where he went to high school before attending the university of texas. Gunnar hansen, who played the iconic villain leatherface in the original texas chain saw massacre, died saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in maine, his agent said. Gunnar hansen, actor who played leatherface killer in.
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If you are a big texas chainsaw massacre fan like myself, you should definitely purchase this book. So here are some things which will make any chainsaw fan or gunnar hansen fan happy. Son of the morning star dvd represents the best in made for tv mini series and is an amazing western epic and saga. He loved the conventions and the interactions he had with so many wonderful people from different walks of life. According to the associated press, hansen died in his home in maine due to pancreatic cancer.
Hansen is an amazing writer, and chain saw confidential is an amazing book. Death house is a 2017 american horror film written by gunnar hansen and directed by harrison smith. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. Gunnar milton hansen march 4, 1947 november 7, 2015 was an icelandic born american actor and author best known for playing the mentally impaired cannibal leatherface in the texas chain saw massacre 1974. Prairie fever on apple books apple books apple apple. Obituary for odd gunnar hansen dingmann funeral care. Original terror house texas chainsaw massacre youtube. What prompted you to want to give the inside story in your new book chain saw confidential gunnar hansen. Follow gunnar hansen and explore their bibliography from s gunnar hansen author page. How we made the worlds most notorious horror movie is a 20 nonfiction book by the actor gunnar hansen, who is best known for portraying leatherface in the 1974 film the texas chain saw massacre. He originated the role of leatherface in the 1974 horror film texas chain saw massacre. Gunnar had the foresight to have some very special items signed by the entire cast of tcm. Son of the morning star dvd represents one of the finest mini series events to come from the 90s.
Gunnar hansen took time out from his book tour to talk to starburst about chain saw confidential, the definitive account of the making of texas chain saw massacre told by those truly in the know starburst. During an exclusive tour, a power breakdown inside a secret prison known as the death house sends two agents fighting through a labyrinth of. This fascinating literary memoir of the making of the chainsaw massacre comes from the unique perspective of gunnar hansen, the actor who played the chain sawwielding leatherface. Theres no room in his life for love, or for starting a family of his own. Islands at the edge of time is the story of one mans captivating journey along americas barrier islands from boca chica, texas, to the outer banks of north carolina. Gunnar hansen is known for his work on captain america. Odd gunnar hansen was born september 28, 1932 in skii, norway to johannes and marie hansen. The charter of the gunnar hansen fan club, which was presented to hansen on october 11, 1974, along with a vintage chainsaw. Gunnar hansen dead at 68, original leatherface from the. Join facebook to connect with gunnar hansen and others you may know. Gunnar hansen chain saw confidential book signing event. Suitable for team building, pub quizzes or just general entertainment. He was raised in norway and served in the norwegian merchant marines.
Gunnar hansen is the author of this book who also played leatherface in the 1974 film the texas chainsaw massacre. Not when his hands are full running hansen stables and heading up the board of prairies new medical clinic. He was born in reykjavik, iceland and moved to the united states at the age of 5. Hunky gunnar hansen is in for the surprise of his life when he learns that what happens in vegas doesnt stay in vegas. A sexy standalone with hea from usa today bestselling author, tessa layne. The film features an ensemble cast of horror icons including kane hodder, barbara crampton, bill moseley, dee wallace, tony todd and camille keaton. Prairie fever by tessa layne nook book ebook barnes. Hansen lived in maine for approximately 40 years, where he was an actor and writer. Born in reykjavik, iceland, on march 4, 1947, hansen moved with his.
Gunnar hansen of texas chain saw massacre fame dead at. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Gunnar hansen took time out from his book tour to talk to starburst about chain saw confidential, the definitive account of the making of texas chain saw massacre told by those truly in the know. Andrew bryniarski went on his facebook page last night to go on the attack after fans have been sending him angry messages over his statements about the deceased gunnar hansen. Courtesy of gunnar hansen she wont appreciate my saying this, but i.
Weaving in and out along the coastlines of texas, louisiana, mississippi, alabama, south carolina, and north carolina, poet and naturalist gunnar hansen perceives barrier islands not as sand but as expressions in time of the. Gunnar hansen, leatherface himself, will be signing copies of chain saw confidential at the following locations. Chain saw confidential by gunnar hansen published by chronicle books, 2014. Born in iceland, he moved to maine with his family at the age of 5, and then to texas, where he studied at the university of texas, majoring in english and scandinavian studies. During an exclusive tour, a power breakdown inside a secret prison known as the death house sends two agents fighting through a labyrinth of horrors while being pursued by a ruthless army of. Originally written by hansen, the film started as a concept intended to bring as many well known horror actors together as possible. Gunnar did not leave many of these items presigned as he preferred to sign them to his fans while spending time with them. Gunnar hansen s book provides an intriguing insight into. A critically acclaimed poet and author, hansen tells the real story of the film, debunking myths, giving behindthescenes details, and offering insights on the films reception and our enduring fascination with the. A leatherface takes you on a walk through tour of the famous murder house from the 1974 classic horror movie texas. Dubbed by fans as being the expendables of horror, the film has over 20 horror names and is an 80s action throwback to the heyday of horror. Gunnar hansen, who created one of the most iconic characters in horror movies, has died at the age of 68.125 752 155 1085 1274 244 1567 1543 981 409 983 623 1366 722 614 974 1359 174 213 509 1347 818 383 851 337 824 550 345 1151