Scripts From The Crypt

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In this one-of-a-kind volume, you'll learn everything under the sun about producer-director-star Robert Clarke's 1959 monster classic: Clarke's in-depth account of the making of his low-budget independent movie; reprints of TWO versions of the script, the first set in the jungles of Guatemala; the full story of SUN DEMON's world premiere at a Texas drive-in; anecdotal memories of the frantic filmmaking process from nearly a dozen cast-and-crew participants; the original "Showmanship Manual"; an outline for a ...
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Overview

In this one-of-a-kind volume, you'll learn everything under the sun about producer-director-star Robert Clarke's 1959 monster classic: Clarke's in-depth account of the making of his low-budget independent movie; reprints of TWO versions of the script, the first set in the jungles of Guatemala; the full story of SUN DEMON's world premiere at a Texas drive-in; anecdotal memories of the frantic filmmaking process from nearly a dozen cast-and-crew participants; the original "Showmanship Manual"; an outline for a follow-up SUN DEMON film proposed by Clarke in the 1970s; scores of rare and never-seen photographs; even an afterword from sexquisite co-star Nan Peterson! This is the first in a series of such books from longtime genre fan and chronicler Tom Weaver.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593937003
  • Publisher: BearManor Media
  • Publication date: 5/16/2011
  • Pages: 364
  • Sales rank: 1,031,509
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2012

    Weird, but interesting

    This book is an original screenplay of a very low budget movie from the 1950s. Sure, it doesn't stand up to today's standards, but it's a great insight to how movies like this were made. The book contains all kinds of extras, and for that I give it 5 stars.

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