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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 ... Self
Ray Bradbury ... Self
Bobbie Bresee ... Self
Lon Chaney Jr. ... Self (archive footage)
Lon Chaney ... Self (archive footage)
Roger Corman ... Self
Joe Dante ... Self
Ray Harryhausen ... Self
Reg Hartt Reg Hartt ... Self
Del Howison Del Howison ... Self
George Clayton Johnson ... Self
Boris Karloff ... Self (archive footage)
Carla Laemmle ... Self
John Landis ... Self
Bela Lugosi ... Self (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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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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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 2007 (Canada) See more »

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Budget:

CAD160,000 (estimated)
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Road House Films Inc. See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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