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Science Fiction Serials: A Critical Filmography of the 31 Hard SF Cliffhangers; With an Appendix of the 37 Serials with Slight SF Content

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Destination Moon; George Pal's 1950 Technicolor epic, is generally cited as the first noteworthy science fiction film. Usually ignored or casually dismissed in genre histories are the serials, the low-budget chapterplays exhibited as Saturday matinee fare and targeted almost exclusively at children. Lacking stars and top-notch writers or directors, the serials went largely unnoticed and unacknowledged by either critics or by the film industry. Yet serials were financially important to the Hollywood studios, and were often ...

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Science Fiction Serials: A Critical Filmography of the 31 Hard SF Cliffhangers; With an Appendix of the 37 Serials with Slight SF Content 2008, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786437450

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Science Fiction Serials: A Critical Filmography of the 31 Hard SF Cliffhangers: With an Appendix of the 37 Serials with Slight SF Content 1998, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786405459

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