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The encyclopedia of science fiction movies

by C. J. Henderson

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction films -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Science fiction films -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesScience fiction movies
    StatementC.J. Henderson ; foreword by William Shatner.
    GenreEncyclopedias., Catalogs.
    SeriesFacts on File film reference library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S26 H38 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 516 p. :
    Number of Pages516
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6793679M
    ISBN 100816040435, 0816045674
    LC Control Number00061001

      This encyclopedia is the most up-to-date, concise, clear and affordable guide to all aspects of science fiction, from its background to generic themes and devices, from authors (established and new) to films. Science fiction has evolved into one of the most popular, cutting-edge and exciting Brand: Little, Brown Book Group. Science fiction films are movies which tell stories about the future, outer space, robots, or e fiction movies often use special effects to show images of alien worlds or other planets far away.. Science fiction movies are related to science fiction science fiction movies tell stories about strange or different ways of thinking or ways of living.

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    the past. Science fiction readers are more interest-ed in the history of the field, and the direction in which it is moving. As is the case in most specialized fields, so too have science fiction writers and readers developed their own subset of terms and usages. Thus, Encyclopedia of Science Fictionincludes a brief glos-. When the first edition of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction was published in , it was immediately hailed as a classic work of reference. Frank Herbert described it as 'the most valuable science fiction source book ever written' and Isaac Asimov said 'It will become the Bible for all science fiction fans.'. This new edition has taken years to prepare and is much more /5(2).


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Welcome to the Third Edition of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls (emeritus) and Graham Sleight (managing).

All the more t entries are free to read online; samples appear below. Click here for the Introduction and more on the text; here for Frequently Asked Questions; here for Advice to Students on citations.

This encyclopedia of science fiction movies is the most comprehensive and perhaps the best of Phil Hardy's collection (check out The Western and Horror as well).

It provides excellent commentary on the hundreds of science fiction films made between and /5(14). Though this edition of THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION MOVIES, fromis certainly out-of-date and has been superseded by The Overlook Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction, you needn't worry about rushing out and buying the newer edition if you already have this - and I wouldn't hesitate in picking this up instead of the The encyclopedia of science fiction movies book one if you can get it much Cited by: 2.

A giant sized book that covered every science fiction film up until A lot of the movies could be read about in many similar publications, but where this book delivers is the comprehensive coverage of every Japanese monster film ever made/5. The present encyclopedia was first conceived by Peter Nicholls in the mids and was published as The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction: An Illustrated A to Z (; vt The Science Fiction Encyclopedia ).The title page listed Nicholls as General Editor, John Clute as Associate Editor, Carolyn Eardley as Technical Editor, and Malcolm Edwards and Brian.

This work provides an A-Z historical review of science fiction in the cinema from the earliest experiments in silent film in the s to the most recent blockbusters.

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Believing that films were strictly for entertainment, Golden Age film producer Sam Goldywn is reputed to have said, "If you want to send a message, use Western Union." Notwithstanding a. Science fiction (often shortened to sci-fi or SF) is a kind of e fiction stories can be novels, movies, TV shows, comic books and other literature.

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Science fiction, abbreviation SF or sci-fi, a form of fiction that deals principally with the impact of actual or imagined science upon society or term science fiction was popularized, if not invented, in the s by one of the genre’s principal advocates, the American publisher Hugo Hugo Awards, given annually since by the World Science Fiction Society.

Science fiction - Science fiction - SF cinema and TV: In contrast to earlier decades, traditional science fiction of the late s and early ’70s reached unprecedented popularity on television and in film.

American SF television series, such as Star Trek (–69; founded by Gene Roddenberry), may have primed film producers and audiences alike for cinema adaptations of. The early years: innocent beginnings --The twenties: dark visions and brash adventure --The thirties: mad scientists and comic book heroes --The forties: science fiction eclipsed --The fifties: science fiction reborn --The sixties: science fiction becomes respectable --The seventies: big budgets and big bucks --The eighties: science.

Get this from a library. The encyclopedia of science fiction movies. [C J Henderson] -- Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide reviews of over 1, science fiction movies from througheach with credits, production and release information, and a.

The following movie titles are from the above-named fab book by C.J. Henderson. Ranging fromthese are all films given Travel Movies Books Food Other. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is an English language reference work on science fiction, first published in In Octoberthe third edition was made available for free online.

The first edition, edited by Peter Nicholls with John Clute, was published by Granada in It was retitled The Science Fiction Encyclopedia when published by Doubleday in the United States.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Foreword. vii: Dark Visions and Brash Adventure. Mad Scientists and Comic. movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. The Encyclopedia of science fiction by Clute, John, ; Nicholls, Peter, Publication date Topics Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print : Fromlots of interesting movies, especially from Europe & Australia. Almost forgot Peter Cushing's tv version of "", that's why it's listed last. As in my previous list of Science Fiction Movies, couldn't verify on IMDB "One Hundred Years After", a.

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