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A critical history and filmography of Toho's Godzilla series

Author: David Kalat
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This new edition is a thoroughly updated and revised critical account of the Godzilla movies focusing on how differences in American and Japanese culture underlie the discrepancies in the Japanese and American versions. For each film, there are exhaustive filmographic data for both the Japanese and American versions, including plot synopses, cast, credits, and detailed production notes"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Kalat
ISBN: 9780786447497 0786447494
OCLC Number: 611038397
Description: viii, 278 p. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Preface to the new edition --
Introduction --
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1954-1963) --
Monsterland (1964-1969) --
Something funny's going on (1970-1975) --
The return of Godzilla (1977-1995) --
The Godzilla millennium (1998-2005) --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: David Kalat.

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Explores the story behind Japan's most famous movie monster and its development from black-and-white arthouse allegory to international commercial juggernaut. The book focuses on how differences in  Read more...

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