Forrest J. Ackerman - House of Ackerman: A Photographic Tour of the Legendary Ackermansion

Foreword by Forrest J. Ackerman; Introduction by John Landis
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  • 141 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Large Format
  • Heavily Illustrated in Full Color and B&W Photos
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  • Publisher: Midnight Marquee Press

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"I am Dr. Acula. I bid you...welcome." Take your own private tour of the Ackermansion! Over 200 never before seen color photos. What fang-tastic thrills await you in the House of Ackerman? Lon Chaney Sr.'s Makeup kits; Original dinosaur models from 1933's King Kong; The alien arm from 1953's War of The Worlds; The Capitol dome and saucer from Earth vs. the Flying Saucers; Rare imagi-movie posters, stills, props, and paintings ghoulore. Since the 1930's Forrest J Ackerman had been the leading light of the world of science fiction, as well as editor, agent, author, actor, and peerless collector of books, artwork, and familiar props from fantastic films of yesteryear. He gained lasting fame among the boomer generation as the editor of Warren Publishing magazines Famous Monsters of Filmland and Spacemen. The photographs in this book span a 40-year period, from the first Ackermuseum on Sherbourne Drive to Son of Ackermansion on Glendower Avenue and finally a look at Forry's final home, known by his fans as the Acker-mini-mansion.

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"I am Dr. Acula. I bid you...welcome." Take your own private tour of the Ackermansion! Over 200 never before seen color fotos! What fang-tastic thrills await you in the House of Ackerman? Lon Chaney Sr.'s Makeup kits Original dinosaur models from 1933's King Kong The alien arm from 1953's War of The Worlds The Capitol dome and saucer from Earth vs. the Flying Saucers Rare imagi-movie posters, stills, props, and paintings ghoulore Since the 1930's Forrest J Ackerman had been the leading light of the world of science fiction, as well as editor, agent, author, actor, and peerless collector of books, artwork, and familiar props from fantastic films of yesteryear. He gained lasting fame among the boomer generation as the editor of Warren Publishing magazines Famous Monsters of Filmland and Spacemen. The photographs in this book span a 40-year period, from the first Ackermuseum on Sherbourne Drive to Son of Ackermansion on Glendower Avenue and finally a look at Forry's final home, known by his fans as the Acker-mini-mansion. "Al and Jim have obviously borrowed an H.G. Wells Time Machine and turned back the clock to the golden age of my inhabiting the 18-room Ackermansion...so if you will, like Peter Lorre, risk your eyeballs popping out in wonder, then come, enjoy the treat of your lifetime!" -Forrest J Ackerman
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  • ISBN: 1936168057
  • EAN: 9781936168057
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