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Escape From New York

The Official Story of the Film

John Walsh



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Titan Books Ltd
01 November 2021
Discover the thrilling story behind the making of Escape from New York and celebrate its legacy in this visually stunning, exclusive retrospective.

Over forty years after the release of the iconic hit, Escape from New York: The Official Story of the Film delves into the archives to showcase the creation of the movie. Directed by John Carpenter and released in 1981, Escape from New York thrilled audiences worldwide with its memorable characters, gritty premise and creative special effects.

Escape from New York: The Official Story of the Film is the ultimate retrospective to the cult-classic movie. This must-have book intricately illustrates the production process of the science-fiction blockbuster, plus the impact and influence in popular culture, as well as the costuming, special effects, music, posters, and much more.

Featuring brand new interviews with cast and crew, this extraordinary collection of never-before-seen art will give fans exclusive insight into every aspect of Escape From New York.
By:   John Walsh
Imprint:   Titan Books Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 324mm,  Width: 253mm, 
ISBN:   9781789096217
ISBN 10:   1789096219
Pages:   106
Publication Date:   01 November 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

John Walsh is a London-based award winning filmmaker with a focus on social justice. His work ranges from television series to feature films. He is a double BAFTA and double Grierson Awards nominee for his groundbreaking work. John's 1989 documentary on Ray Harryhausen (Movement Into Life) is held in the Ray and Diana Foundation's archive. John also produced HD audio and film commentary recordings with Ray in his final years.

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