Science Fiction Film Directors, 1895-1998

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McFarland, 17 juin 2011 - 767 pages
This enormous and exhaustive reference book has entries on every major and minor director of science fiction films from the inception of cinema (circa 1895) through 1998. For each director there is a complete filmography including television work, a career summary, a critical assessment, and behind-the-scenes production information. Seventy-nine directors are covered in especially lengthy entries and a short history of the science fiction film genre is also included.
 

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Science fiction film directors, 1895-1998

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Fischer has produced a study of sf film directors that nicely complements his Horror Film Directors: 1931-1990 (McFarland, 1991). Most of the entries are substantial essays that approach a director's ... Consulter l'avis complet

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David Allen
25
Irwin Allen
31
Michael Anderson
41
Jack Arnold
52
John Badham
72
Charles Band
81
Saul Bass
92
Cahn
100
Val Guest
268
Byron Haskin
279
David Hewitt
297
Sam Irvin
307
Donald Jackson
315
Joe Johnston
325
Stanley Kubrick
338
George Miller
458

James Cameron
107
John Bud Cardos
125
Roger Christian
131
Luigi Cozzi
139
William Dear
156
Roland Emmerich
170
Richard Fleischer
184
Gene Fowler Jr
199
Jun Fukuda
219
Gordon
241
Stuart Gordon
250
Kurt Neumann
472
Leonard Nimoy
480
Arch Oboler
492
Katsuhiro Otomo 500 Ridley Scott 530 David Twohy
624
Albert Pyun 506 Steven Spielberg 547 Jerry Warren
646
Bill Rebane 516 Jeannot Szwarc 597 Irvin Yeaworth
653
Steven Sayadian 523 Shinya Tsukamoto 618 Robert Zemeckis
664
A Guide to the Directors Covered in AppendixA
680
APPENDIX B The 00 Most Popular Science Fiction Films
728
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Dennis Fischer has been writing on films for more than twenty years and has made major contributions to the St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, the Midnight Marquee Actors series, and the Backstory series of books on popular Hollywood screenwriters. A career educator, he lives in Elk Grove, California.

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