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Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman (2007)

Famous Monster takes a fast-paced, colorful look at the life of science fiction's greatest fan - Forrest J. Ackerman, whose 85 year love affair with the genre helped bring it into the ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael MacDonald

Writer:

Ian Johnston
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Cast

Credited cast:
Forrest J. Ackerman ... Himself
Ray Bradbury ... Himself
Bobbie Bresee ... Herself
Lon Chaney Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Lon Chaney ... Himself (archive footage)
Roger Corman ... Himself
Joe Dante ... Himself
Ray Harryhausen ... Himself
Reg Hartt Reg Hartt ... Himself
Del Howison Del Howison ... Himself
George Clayton Johnson ... Himself
Boris Karloff ... Himself (archive footage)
Carla Laemmle ... Herself
John Landis ... Himself
Bela Lugosi ... Himself (archive footage)
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Famous Monster takes a fast-paced, colorful look at the life of science fiction's greatest fan - Forrest J. Ackerman, whose 85 year love affair with the genre helped bring it into the mainstream and shape the way we view science fiction today. Written by Road House Films

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 2007 (Canada) See more »

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Budget:

CAD160,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Road House Films Inc. See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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One of the Rosebud sleds from Citizen Kane (1941) appears over Joe Dante's left shoulder in several interview clips. Dante obtained the sled for free when the studio he worked for tried to throw it out during the 1970s. See more »

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