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Making of Alien

J. W. Rinzler



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Titan Books
23 July 2019
To celebrate Alien's fortieth anniversary, author J.W. Rinzler (The Making of Star Wars) tells the story of how it evolved from a simple idea in the mind of writer Dan O'Bannon into one of the most memorable sci-fi horror thrillers of all time. Comprehensive and definitive volume telling the complete story of how Alien was made, featuring brand new interviews with Ridley Scott and other key members of the original production crew, and including many rarely-seen photos and illustrations from the Fox archives. The Making of Alien is the definitive work on this masterpiece of popular cinema.
By:   J. W. Rinzler
Imprint:   Titan Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 273mm,  Width: 302mm, 
ISBN:   9781789090550
ISBN 10:   1789090555
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   23 July 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

J. W. Rinzler has authored New York Times bestseller The Making of Star Wars, London Times bestseller The Complete Making of Indiana Jones, and the #1 best-selling graphic novel The Star Wars. He was the executive editor at Lucasfilm for 15 years. His most recent works are The Making of Planet of the Apes and ALL UP, an epic historical-fiction novel on the first Space Age.

Reviews for Making of Alien

Rinzler does a fine job of showing why, exactly, Alien became one of cinema's greatest creations - The Film Stage

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