A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde: Interviews with 62 - download pdf or read online

By Tom Weaver

ISBN-10: 0786446587

ISBN-13: 9780786446582

During this jam-packed jamboree of conversations, greater than 60 motion picture veterans describe their studies at the units of a few of the world's such a lot loved sci-fi and horror videos and tv sequence. together with groundbreaking oldies (Flash Gordon, a million B.C.); Fifties and Sixties milestones (The battle of the Worlds, Psycho, condo of Usher); vintage schlock (Queen of Outer area, assault of the Crab Monsters); and cult television favorites (Lost in area, Land of the Giants), the discussions provide a frank and engaging behind-the-scenes glance. one of the interviewees: Roger Corman, Pamela Duncan, Richard and Alex Gordon, Tony "Dr. Lao" Randall, Troy Donahue, Sid Melton, Fess Parker, Nan Peterson, Alan younger, John "Bud" Cardos, and dozens extra.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde: Interviews with 62 Filmmakers PDF

Best film & television books

Read e-book online Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2008: Film, Television, PDF

The leisure international misplaced a number of mythical stars and a bunch of alternative women and men fascinated by the appearing arts in 2008. Notables who died contain Heath Ledger, Barry Morse, Suzanne Pleshette, Bo Diddley, Tim Russert, Eartha Kitt, Beverly Garland and Isaac Hayes. Obituaries of those and different performers and filmmakers, musicians and manufacturers, dancers and composers, writers and others linked to the appearing arts who died in 2008 are available during this accomplished reference paintings.

Download e-book for iPad: The Gospel according to the Simpsons : the spiritual life of by Mark I. Pinsky

This is often the 1st book-length remedy of the non secular implications of 'The Simpsons, ' which has been referred to as by way of a few spiritual leaders the main theologically proper convey on television. utilizing his available variety, Pinsky explores the therapy of God at the exhibit, using prayer within the Simpson loved ones, Lisa because the voice of Jesus, the evangelical Flanders, and the ethical dilemmas the characters face.

How to Read a Film: The World of Movies, Media, by James Monaco PDF

First released in 1977, this renowned booklet has turn into the resource on movie and media. Now, James Monaco deals a revised and rewritten 3rd variation incorporating each significant point of this dynamic medium correct as much as the current. movie from many vantage issues, the best way to learn a movie: video clips, Media, Multimedia explores the medium as either artwork and craft, sensibility and technological know-how, culture and expertise.

Italian Women Filmmakers and the Gendered Screen by Maristella Cantini PDF

That includes essays by means of best students and interviews with acclaimed administrators, this publication examines Italian women's authorship in movie and their visions of fact. The individuals use feminist movie feedback within the research in their works and provides direct voices to the artists who're continually excluded through the traditional Italian movie feedback.

Extra info for A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde: Interviews with 62 Filmmakers

Example text

So if he could do that, I guess he could teach me how to ride! On the farm, they had a Shetland pony for me. So Tim Tyler’s Luck was right up my alley. I drove to Universal every morning—I was 15 or 16 by then. At that time, my parents and I were living in California. For a while we had been going back and forth between New York and California—we would do a picture [in Hollywood] and then go back and do a play back in the East. Things were very good then. Then around ... let’s say ’36 ... we moved our permanent headquarters to the [West] Coast.

Joanne Fulton on John P. Fulton 31 Since 1974 I’ve belonged to an organization called NAME, which is the National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts, for all of us who are crazy enough to be building small things [laughs]. They had a convention coming up, and somebody who was involved knew that I had this background and asked me to do a program on miniatures in the movies. Well, I knew that I had two albums of things Dad had done—neat pictures of some of his work. ) With slide film I photographed those pictures; and then I remembered that somewhere in our vast slide collection there were pictures that Dad had taken in Egypt while doing The Ten Commandments, and also slides of doing Tulsa.

Fulton 27 According to Dad, Mr. DeMille at this point was really having some serious heart problems. He’d already had a couple of heart attacks at home, and nobody was really sure if this man was going to survive the making of The Ten Commandments. In the movie there was a big wall, 50 feet tall and, I dunno, 100 feet long. Because Mr. DeMille wanted to look at the camera angles and so on, he insisted on climbing up a ladder to get up on the top to look out and see what was going on. Well, nobody thought it was a good idea for him to do that, and it was hot, but before they’d know it, he’d be halfway up the ladder.

Download PDF sample

A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde: Interviews with 62 Filmmakers by Tom Weaver

by Joseph

Rated 4.05 of 5 – based on 19 votes