The Bearded Trio Christmas Gift Idea #4 - Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Ultimate Visual History

close encounters of the third kind the ultimate visual history

Our fourth Christmas gift idea is one of my favourites in the list.  It's Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Ultimate Visual History from Titan BooksAny Steven Spielberg fan would love to have this book under the tree on Christmas morning.  It's packed with never before seen photos from the set of the 1977 classic.  It also has concept art, storyboards and special inserts that you can unfold for a close look.

close encounters of the third kind the ultimate visual history

We reviewed the book a few weeks back and gave it the maximum four out of four.  You can read that review here.  It's currently priced at £26 on Amazon UK and $34 on Amazon US.

close encounters of the third kind the ultimate visual history
Created in conjunction with Sony Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Ultimate Visual History details the complete creative journey behind the making of the film and examines its cultural impact.

close encounters of the third kind the ultimate visual history
Featuring rare and never-before-seen imagery from the archives, the book brings together a stunning collection of on-set photography, concept art, storyboards, and more to create a visual narrative of the film’s journey to the big screen. It also features a wealth of insightful commentary from every key player involved in the film, from the acclaimed director himself to the film’s stars and the key department heads who brought Spielberg’s vision to life.

close encounters of the third kind the ultimate visual history
Special inserts and interactive elements include script pages, call lists, concept sketches, and more. Comprehensive, compelling, and filled with unseen treasures, Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Ultimate Visual History is a fitting tribute to one of history’s most iconic films.

close encounters of the third kind the ultimate visual history
PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN: 9781785657283
Dimensions: 279 x 235mm
Hardback: 192pp
Publication date: 27 October 2017

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Ultimate Visual History


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