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Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Making of Steven Spielberg's Classic Film
by Ray Morton
Applause Books"Morton has written the definitive book on this innovative movie by Steven Spielberg...Meticulous research of this caliber is not found in other books on Close Encounters . Fans will find Morton's take informative and fascinating." Library Journal . Steven Spielberg's 1977 masterpiece used all of the power and magic of cinema to tell a story of man's first me ...more
Paperback, 383 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Applause Theatre and Cinema Books
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Above-average making-of. Its day-by-day minutiae of production schedules and special effects makes this book at times as fun as reading a purchase order. So in-depth the reader may feel it would be much easier to just remake the goddamn movie himself than read the book.