The War of the Worlds was one of a handful of high-prestige science fiction productions in a low-budget era, and initiated modern cinema's reliance on screen-filling special effects. Barry Forshaw analyses and celebrates this key science fiction film of the 1950s, exploring its literary origins and numerous film progeny.
|Subtitle||BFI Film Classic|
|Original publication date||31 Oct 2014|
|Number of pages||88|