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1 ZICREE, MARC SCOTT (FORREST J ACKERMAN) The Twilight Zone Companion. By Marc Scott Zicree (ISBN: 1-879505-09-6 / 1879505096)
Beverly Hills, CA Silman-James Press 1992 
Second Edition, Expanded & Revised. Paperbound. From the library of legendary science fiction author Forrest J Ackerman. Signed and inscribed by the author, Marc Scott Zicree, to Forrest J Ackerman: “To Forry on his 90th birthday - a fellow citizen of The Zone...A man without whom most of the writers in this book would not have been what they were. My very best wishes, Marc Zicree, ‘06.” Fine copy in printed wrappers. A show-by-show reference guide to the great television series ‘The Twilight Zone,' with each episode's narration text by Rod Serling, plot synopsis, critical commentary, behind the scenes anecdotes, a complete list of cast and credits, and over 200 production photographs. Forrest J Ackerman (1916–2008), or ‘Mr. Science Fiction,' was from the 1930s into the 21st century, one of science fiction's best known promoters, spokesman, popular culture advocate, and was the creator of the now universally used term “sci-fi”. Living throughout his life in Los Angeles, Ackerman was a magazine editor, science fiction writer and literary agent, a founder of science fiction fandom. Internationally known for his role as editor of the magazine ‘Famous Monsters of Filmland,' he was often called "Forry," "The Ackermonster," "4e" and "4SJ.” In his huge 18-room home known as the "Ackermansion” he created a superb collection of over 300,000 books, movie posters, props, photographs, and movie and science-fiction memorabilia which he generously shared with tours of thousands of people over decades. His influence was huge on several generations. One of his disciples, film director John Landis, has observed: “…As Editor of and major contributor to ‘Famous Monsters of Filmland Magazine,' Forry's direct influence on people like Guillermo del Toro, Rick Baker, Joe Dante, Stephen Spielberg, George Lucas, Frank Darabont, Brian Signer, Stephen King, Mick Garris, Tobe Hooper, Sam Raimi, John Carpenter, Peter Jackson and countless others has had a tremendous impact on world literature and the movies. His teenage friends Ray Bradbury and Ray Harryhausen were his comrades in celebrating and creating the fantastic….” 
Price: 150.00 USD
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