Following in the footsteps of lat year’s very fine book Harryhausen: The Lost Movies which was a real treat for me and I’m sure many other fans of Ray Harryhausen, its author John Walsh has his follow-up coming soon, detailing the production of another childhood favourite of many including, perhapd unsurprisingly, Yours Truly!
In 1980, the film Flash Gordon was released, becoming an instant cult favourite. One of the most quotable and beloved sci-fi films ever, it is legendary for its unique look, tone and iconic soundtrack. This beautiful, first-of-its-kind coffee table book will delve into the making of the movie and celebrate its legacy. Featuring brand new interviews with cast and creative, including stars Sam Jones and Brian Blessed and director Mike Hodges, this stunning book features never-been-seen-before concept artwork and behind-the-scenes photography that makes it a must-have for any classic sci-fi fan. Including stunning artwork from the unmade on the Nicholas Roeg film. Forward by Mike Hodges.
About the author:John Walsh is an award-winning filmmaker with a focus on social justice. His work ranges from television series to feature films. He is a double BAFTA and double Grierson Awards nominee for his ground-breaking work. He is a trustee of the Ray and Diana Foundation. In 2019 his book Harryhausen: The Lost Movies was published.
27th October 2020 | Hardback | 192pp
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