Science Fiction Film Directors, 1895-1998

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McFarland, Jan 1, 2000 - Performing Arts - 759 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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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 ... Read full review


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