Happy Halloween from the McGill Library

Looking to enjoy a safe – but scary – Halloween? The McGill Library has got you covered. This staff-curated list of films will keep you screaming from the comfort of your couch. 

Quarantine and Kanopy


The Humanities & Social Sciences Library’s DVD collection is once again accessible via the contactless pick-up service. According to Melissa Como, Head Clerk in Rare Books & Special Collections, its five best and spookiest selections are: Nosferatu (F. W. Murnau, 1922), Night of the Living Dead (George A. Romero, 1968), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Tobe Hooper, 1974), Slumber Party Massacre II (Deborah Brock, 1987), and A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Ana Lily Amirpour, 2014).


Unable to make it out to McLennan? Over the novelty of renting a movie? Carlo Della Motta, Supervisor at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, has put together an incredible horror-themed playlist on Kanopy. Simply log in with your McGill credentials and have yourself a lengthy, haunting viewing. 

Happy Halloween, everyone!

Jack-o’-lantern spooky fun times! Photo by Melissa Como

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