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The greatest sci-fi movies never made

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Published by A Cappella Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction films -- History and criticism,
  • Unfinished motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Hughes ; foreword by H.R. Giger ; afterword by Harry Knowles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S26 H84 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3561055M
    ISBN 101556524498
    LC Control Number2002025930


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