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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Movies - Phil Hardy

Octopus, 1986, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper, fading to the spine. Boards faded at the extremities.

First in this, revised, edition. [First: Aurum Press, 1984] Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white. From the cover: “The science fiction genre has offered fertile ground forfilm makers since the late nineteenth century, giving us everything from forgettable nonsense like Astro-Zombies and I Married a Monster from Outer Space to some of the greatest films ever made: 2000: A Space Odyssey, Fritz Long’s Metropolis, the classic horror/SF movies of the thirties, and more. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Movies offers plot summaries and complete statistical information on over 1,200 science fiction films, from the pioneering efforts of Georges Melies to ET, The Return of the Jedi, and beyond. It also includes lists of the top-grossing films, all Oscar winners, the favourite films of both critics and science fiction writers, plus a list of the winners of the Trieste Festival of Science Fiction Films.
Size: 12" x 9¼"
Number of Pages: [XIV] 408
ISBN: 070642557X