Download e-book for kindle: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: A TV Companion by Patrick Jankiewicz,Erin Gray

By Patrick Jankiewicz,Erin Gray

dollar Rogers within the twenty fifth Century (1979-1981) premiered on American tv in September 1979. the tale a 20th century astronaut revived after 500 years of suspended animation to develop into Earth’s maximum hero. Created by way of Glen A. Larson and Leslie Stevens, the recent sequence starred Gil Gerard, Erin grey, and Felix Silla.

Gerard regarded to the earlier to arrange for his destiny construction. As govt manufacturer of one other technology fiction sequence, Battlestar Galactica (1978-1979), the early cancellation of the failed sequence left him with a quasar of props, costumes, units, lighting tricks movie photos, or even a rejected version spacecraft designed through Ralph McQuarrie.

He hit at the proposal of recycling the artifacts right into a much less showy sequence that premiered to the satisfaction of audiences. audience overjoyed to a possible never-ending parade of extraordinary visitor stars, comparable to Henry Silva, Joseph Wiseman, Jack Palance, Roddy McDowall, John P. Ryan, Richard Lynch, Cesar Romero, Frank Gorshin, Julie Newmar, Jamie Lee Curtis, Vera Miles, Sam Jaffe, William Smith, Sid Haig, Jerry Orbach, Richard Moll, Ray Walston, Gary Coleman, Amanda Wyss, and Mary Woronov.

Join greenback and the galaxy’s most pretty ladies in a richly researched paintings that soars at gentle velocity past different greenback Rogers books with:

• Foreword by means of actress Erin Gray

• an entire episode guide

• Interviews with the whole commonplace solid and crew

• Actors that portrayed characters comparable to the distance Vampire, The warfare Witch, and The Satyr inform all approximately engaged on the series.

Discover a by no means prior to explored nebula of again stories:

• How a frightened movie pupil with out credit wound up directing an episode

• Which destiny US President used to be a pal of Gil Gerard and hosted the premiere

• Which greenback Rogers visitor big name was once murdered and instantly performed in a television motion picture through one other greenback ROGERS guest?

• Why greenback Rogers went to conflict together with his personal show's writers

• Which dollar Rogers visitor turned a director and chanced on Julia Roberts

• Why Dr. Theopolis and nuclear hellhole Anarchia have been minimize from the show

• How Sid Haig seemed in 4 episodes, even supposing he died within the first two

Patrick Jankiewicz is the writer of you would not Like Me while i am offended: A Hulk better half, and simply if you happen to concept It used to be secure: A Jaws Companion

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