Reviews of the first edition: "Massive...without equal"Library Journal; "indispensable"ARBA; "vast collection of detail"Booklist/RBB; "amazing and overwhelming"Classic Images.; "the single best source"Big Reel.
With this book a reader who wishes to know who the stars of It! The Terror from Beyond Space were and if they are still living, or if a member of the cast of "The Trouble with Tribbles" episode of Star Trek ever appeared in a science fiction film, or what the name of the Twilight Zone episode starring Robert Redford was, will be able to locate the information with ease.
These volumes cover science fiction, horror and fantasy films and television from the late 1800s through the end of 1999. Volume 1 has all the credits. The first part is an alphabetical listing of actors and actresses who have made a significant contribution to horror, science fiction and fantasy films. Each listing includes the individual's date of birth when known and date of death when applicable. The second part contains credits for directors, producers, screenwriters, make-up artists, cinematographers, special effects technicians, and numerous others.
Volume 2 is a filmography. It lists films with date, country of origin (other than the United States), alternate titles, production credits, and a complete-as-possible cast listing. The films are listed in alphabetical order, usually under the United States release title. Films made for theaters, television, cable or video tape can be found in this section.
Volume 3 is the listing of television programs. All television series and episodes of a science fiction, horror or fantasy nature are included. The series listing generally includes the regular cast, individual episode title, original air date, and guest cast, director and writer credits.
This work is a unification, revision, correction, expansion and update of the original 1983 two-volume set and its 1989 and 1994 one-volume supplements
Author Biography: Researcher and independent scholar Harris M. Lentz III is also the author of such McFarland titles as Western and Frontier Film and Television Credits (1996, $175, 2 vols.), Television Western Episode Guide (1997, $95), the annual series Obituaries in the Performing Arts ($30), and Encyclopedia of Heads of States and Governments, 1900 through 1945 (1999, $75). He lives in Bartlett, Tennessee.
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