Films of Science Fiction and Fantasy

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Catalogs more than 250 science fiction and fantasy films according to thematic groupings, discussing the concepts behind each film and how the films built on one another

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Book Description Abrams, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Photos (illustrator). 1st Edition. 1988 FIRST EDITION large Hardcover book in original dustjacket . BRAND NEW from 1998 publisher . Never opened, Never read, Never marked . Jacket now protected in New removable non-stick clear mylar sleeve protector. Excellent Gift Giving quality . 9-1/2 x 11" size; 240 pages, illustrated with more than 260 Glossy photographs, including 60 in full color . The singular essence of each of the movies has also been captured in more than 260 illustrations, many of which have never before been reproduced in a book .all accompanied by detailed and witty captions . Taken together, text, pictures, and captions open the door to unseen and impossible worlds . From the early flickers of the first rocket ship to the mooon to late 1980s special-effects extravaganza . films of science fiction and fantasy have made moviegoers by the millions gasp with delight and gape in wonder . Now, at last, a single book evokes the same sense of fun and fascination as has kept generations of audiences enthralled with the fantastic world . Films of Science Fiction and Fantasy truly goes where no book has gone before . For the first time, science fiction and fantasy films have been combined in one supergenre . a genre that has long become mainstream . Frankenstein's monster & Godzilla share the pages with yoda and E.T. . Snow White and the Seven Dwarves with Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock . Everyone's favorite movies and characters will be found here; the book spans the globe, covering Europe and Japan as well as Hollywood, and includes works from the turn of the century through those of the 1980s . Organized thematically to give the images visual unity, Films of Science Fiction and Fantasy is divided into chapters on such subjects as Space, Mad Science, Dinosaurs and Other Things, Aliens Among Us, and High Fantasy . Author Baird Searles analyzes, in his inimitable style . sometimes droll, sometimes provocative, always captivating . the unique concepts and contents of some 280 films and shows how they built on those that came before them . Filmgoers everywhere will be newly astonished by the astounding vision of A Trip to the Moon, The Man Who Fell to Earth, and 2001; enraptured by the romance of La Belle et la Bete and The Princess Bride; caught up in the terro of Vampyr and Night of the Living Dead; bewitched and beguiled by the whimsy of Blithe Spirit and The Purple Rose of Cairo; and will marvel at the wonderments of th e hundreds of other cinematic spectacles covered in this volume . " Films of Science Fiction and Fantasy " . by Baird Searles . published by Abrams , New York 1988 Hard cover book in DJ *** Secure packing, Safe delivery worldwide, since 1965 *** 9-1/2 x 11 ". Bookseller Inventory # 902

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