A Critical History and Filmography of Toho's Godzilla Series

A Critical History and Filmography of Toho's Godzilla Series

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This thoroughly updated and revised critical account of the Godzilla movie franchise explores the fascinating story behind Japan's most famous movie monster and its development from black-and-white arthouse allegory to international commercial juggerna
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Product details

  • Hardback | 286 pages
  • 178 x 255 x 21.59mm | 675.85g
  • Jefferson, NC, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • appendix, notes, bibliography, index
  • 0786447494
  • 9780786447497
  • 1,275,372

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"impressive production notes...scholarship is commendable in its harnessing of details from both sides of the Pacific...sure to please Godzilla fans"--Library Journal; "should become the definitive work on this important film series...highly recommended"--ARBA; "the ultimate word on the series...all-encompassing history of the building-stomping franchise will be required reading"--Film Review; "thorough evaluation...the creature's origins are brilliantly documented"--Samhain; "no stone is left unturned in this deeply researched book...a treasure and a pleasure to read"--Toxic Graveyard; "excellent"--Big Reel; "fascinating"--Little Shoppe of Horrors; "detailed credits, lengthy synopsis and commentary"--Classic Images.
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About David Kalat

David Kalat is a film historian and writes for Video Watchdog, Turner Classic Movies Online, and other publications. He lives in La Grange Park, Illinois.
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