"Alien": Complete Illustrated Screenplay

"Alien": Complete Illustrated Screenplay

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Science fiction plucks from withinus our deepest fears and hopes then shows them to us in rough disguise:the monster and the rocket.W.H. Auden We live, as we dream -- alone.Joseph Conrad So begins the screenplay of one of the greatest movies of all time: Alien. For the first time the complete script of Ridley Scott's legendary film Alien has been cleared for publication. The package will be the complete script, including scenes filmed but not released into the theatres, hitherto unseen stills from the films, storyboards, a foreword by Ridley Scott and an introduction by Paul Sammon, author of the bestselling Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner .show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 120 x 120 x 18mm | 901g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • ORION
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 60 colour photo
  • 0752831917
  • 9780752831916

About Ridley Scott

Fifth film due for release in 2002 Screenplay never before published Includes the out-takes only ever seen on wide-screen video Never before published stills Over 1 million copies of Alien video sold, 1 million copies of Aliens and 250,000 of the boxed set - in the UK Fully endorsed by Ridley Scott and 20th Century Fox Paul M. Sammon has written for The Los Angeles Times, The American Cinematographer, Cahiers Du Cinema and Cinifantastique. His fiction has appeared in many collections and he is editor of the best selling American Splatterpunks series. As a film maker Paul M. Sammon has produced, edited and directed dozens of documentaries on films such as Platoon, Dune and Robocop. He is the author of Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner and his latest book is about the making of the movie Starship Trooper directed by Paul (Robocop) Verhoeven.show more

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