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Alien: The Complete Illustrated Screenplay

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Science fiction plucks from withinus our deepest fears and hopes then shows them to us in rough disguise:the monster and the rocket.W.H. Auden We live, as we dream -- alone.Joseph Conrad

So begins the screenplay of one of the greatest movies of all time: Alien. For the first time the complete script of Ridley Scott's legendary film Alien has been cleared for publication. T

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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published 2000 by Orion
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It’s not news to science fiction fans that Ridley Scott’s Alien was a smash hit. The film yielded three sequels and has been adapted countless times in the form of novels, comic books, computer games, and RPGs. Like the best sci-fi stories, it spawned a culture: a loyal base of fans eager to revisit the gritty, surreal blend of technology and horror that the film pioneered. It’s a bit surprising, then, that the publication of Alien: The Illustrated Screenplay marks the first time that the script ...more
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Daniel Thomas "Dan" O'Bannon (September 30, 1946 – December 17, 2009) was an American film screenwriter, director, visual effects supervisor, and occasional actor, usually in the science fiction and horror genres.
O'Bannon is best known for having written the screenplay for Alien, adapted from a story he wrote with Ronald Shusett. He also contributed computer animation to Star Wars, worked on cult
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