Cultural Chaos in the 1970s | ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Demonizes Rural America

Credit: Florian Bertmer
Horror of Dracula (1958) and Last House on the Left. Credit: Hammer Films and MGM.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Title Card. Credit: Vortex, Inc.
Jerry searches for his friends. Credit: Vortex, Inc.
Jerry’s fate awaits. Credit: Vortex, Inc.
We don’t mind showing ya. Credit: Vortex, Inc.



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