Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Brain Movies: Original Teleplays, Vol 1” as Want to Read:
Brain Movies: Original Teleplays, Vol 1
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Brain Movies: Original Teleplays, Vol 1

4.13  ·  Rating Details ·  15 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Harlan Ellison, the acclaimed writer who also served as the Conceptual Consultant for Babylon 5, has begun releasing a series of books containing his scripts, stories, and essays in a format similar to that of J. Michael Straczynski’s Babylon 5 script books. Volume 1 will be released in the Fall, but today, Friday 22 July 2011, Brain Movies: The Original Teleplays of Harla ...more
Paperback, Babylonian-5 Limited , 442 pages
Published July 22nd 2011 by Edgeworks Abbey
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Brain Movies, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Brain Movies

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-43)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
***Dave Hill
Aug 10, 2011 ***Dave Hill rated it really liked it
Shelves: text
This privately published book contains reproductions of story treatments and scripts for some of Ellison's earliest work on "The Outer Limits" ("Soldier," "Demon with a Glass Hand"), "Twilight Zone" ("Paladin of the Lost Hour," "Crazy as a Soup Sandwich"), and "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" ("Memos from Purgatory"). Very cool stuff, especially to see the crazy Ellison stuff get toned down (for TV presentability) with each draft.

I picked up the "Babylonian" edition, which includes some of the materi
...more
j_ay
Mar 25, 2012 j_ay rated it really liked it
Shelves: plays
Memos From Purgatory ****0
Soldier ****0
Demon With a Glass Hand ****0
Paladin of the Lost Hour ****0
Crazy as a Soup Sandwich ****0
The Face of Helene Bournouw ***00
Kathy L. Brown
Sep 20, 2015 Kathy L. Brown rated it liked it
this book is facisimilies of the marked-up scripts from Ellison's early television career---Alfred Hitchcock, Outer Limits, etc.

My "special, early edition" has some B-5 materials, which are a hoot.
Douglas S
Feb 20, 2014 Douglas S rated it it was amazing
Memos From Purgatory ****0
Soldier *****
Demon With a Glass Hand *****
Paladin of the Lost Hour ****0
Crazy as a Soup Sandwich ***00
The Face of Helene Bournouw ***00
Eric
Eric rated it it was amazing
Oct 08, 2011
David
David rated it liked it
Nov 29, 2011
Robert
Robert rated it it was amazing
Jul 20, 2016
Michael Zuzel
Michael Zuzel rated it really liked it
May 06, 2015
Darby
Darby rated it really liked it
Aug 11, 2015
Glen Quasny
Glen Quasny rated it it was amazing
Jul 11, 2012
Earl Biringer
Earl Biringer rated it liked it
Jun 21, 2014
Michael
Michael rated it really liked it
Jan 18, 2016
Brett
Brett rated it it was amazing
Mar 11, 2014
Cp Leigh
Cp Leigh rated it liked it
Aug 28, 2013
Ralph Carlson
Ralph Carlson rated it it was amazing
Jan 23, 2014
T Hill
T Hill is currently reading it
Aug 14, 2011
David
David marked it as to-read
Aug 14, 2011
Phil Giunta
Phil Giunta marked it as to-read
Dec 27, 2011
James Connolly
James Connolly marked it as to-read
Jan 07, 2012
Lucas
Lucas marked it as to-read
Apr 14, 2012
Scott
Scott marked it as to-read
May 11, 2012
Mike
Mike added it
May 15, 2015
Anthony
Anthony marked it as to-read
Dec 23, 2012
Gerald
Gerald marked it as to-read
Mar 28, 2013
Daniel
Daniel added it
Jun 09, 2013
Justin Martin
Justin Martin marked it as to-read
Oct 24, 2013
Joseph Szabo
Joseph Szabo marked it as to-read
Nov 12, 2013
Ken Lavine
Ken Lavine marked it as to-read
Jan 02, 2014
Ken
Ken marked it as to-read
Apr 19, 2014
Mark Gage
Mark Gage marked it as to-read
Aug 11, 2014
Dan Traeger
Dan Traeger marked it as to-read
Mar 29, 2015
H Bremer
H Bremer marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2015
Ember
Ember marked it as to-read
Jun 15, 2015
Darren
Darren marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2016
James Caterino
James Caterino marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2016
Von Gelmini
Von Gelmini marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2016
Jonathan Dennis
Jonathan Dennis marked it as to-read
May 14, 2016
Mark
Mark is currently reading it
May 25, 2016
Linda
Linda marked it as to-read
Jun 15, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
7415
Harlan Jay Ellison is a prolific American writer of short stories, novellas, teleplays, essays, and criticism.

His literary and television work has received many awards. He wrote for the original series of both The Outer Limits and Star Trek as well as The Alfred Hitchcock Hour; edited the multiple-award-winning short story anthology series Dangerous Visions; and served as creative consultant/write
...more
More about Harlan Ellison...

Share This Book