Cinefantastique (Vol. 9, No. 1): Alien, 1979, Film Magazine, Fine

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Clarke, Frederick S. (Editor), et al. Cinefantastique (Volume 9, Number 1): Alien (Oak Park, IL: Frederick S. Clarke, 1979).
English, Fine, SC, 4to, 11" x 8 1/2," 47 pp., including illustrations.

Multicolored pictorial paper wrappers with staple binding. No lettering to spine. Covers have light rubbing and age toning, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Pages have light age toning, else pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations in black-and-white and color. The Volume 9, Number 1 issue of Cinefantastique with a special feature on Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror classic, Alien. Highlighted are different aspects of the movie's production including screenwriting, special effects, set design, and costume design. Includes commentary by director Ridley Scott; producers Walter Hill and David Giler; Carlo Rambaldi, creator of alien head effects; Bolaji Badejo, actor who played the Xenomorph; production designer Michael Seymour; associate producer Ivor Powell; Roger Dicken, creator of small alien forms; and artist H. R. Giger whose designs were integral to the film. Also includes movie reviews and brief articles about Saturn 3, Star Trek (the movie), The Black Hole, Flesh Gordon, and a TV mini-series adaptation of The Martian Chronicles. Cinefantastique was a magazine dedicated to movies in the sci-fi, fantasy, and horror genres. It was founded in 1967 as a fanzine and relaunched by editor and publisher Frederick S. Clarke in 1970 as a quarterly magazine. The magazine, in its first iteration, became defunct in 2006, but as of 2015, there were plans to relaunch Cinefantastique again.