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10 thoughts on “Forbidden Planet

  1. says:

    I only found slight differences to the movie of the same name a good science fiction movie all you could ask for in a space story a sense of adventure exploration into the unkown always grips my imagination and this as it

  2. says:

    The short version first Science fiction stories have been around for decades some of the best written in the 19th Century by authors l

  3. says:

    I'm amazed and grateful that Peril Press dug up this 1950s novelization of one of my favorite classic movies and made it available as an ebook I also appreciate the way the author takes the story from the film and without significant changes puts a new angle on it He does this mainly by shifting the point of view from which the s

  4. says:

    Although I must have seen the movie a hundred times this is the first time I came across the book and I snapped it up on first sight I wasn't disappointed Like many books adapted to movies Forbidden Planet adds details that make the story fa

  5. says:

    I have always considered the movie this is based on to be part of the trinity of classic SF movies How I managed to wait until now to read this is beyond me Certainly I could have read it forty years ago but It is an interesting take on the film novelizing and adding to the story some both for good and bad Familiar enough to be like an old friend but new enough to hold interest I would have preferred not hav

  6. says:

    The novelization of the movie is written in various first person accounts Morbius Commander Adams etc It fills in some gaps but overall is simply inferior to the movie The biggest difference for me is that the movie has a strong sense of original sin as found in the id something we tend to lack today while the book shifts the focus to the Krell and Morbius trying to usurp the power of God villains freuently are prideful enough to do this s

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    The novelization was written after the motion picture was complete but before its premier Though there are a few minor discrepancies it remains faithful to the original story even expanding on some ideas that were left incomplete or unexamined The movie is among my favorites and the novel only adds to my enjoyme

  8. says:

    Excellent storyExcellent storyI absolutely loved this book Forbidden Planet is my favorite movie and I was extremely pleased to find it in book form Very true to the movie storyline fast reading A must for all fans of old sc

  9. says:

    This book only differs from the move in a couple of places There's an extra death that's not in the movie and the scenes wi

  10. says:

    Good but not as good as the classic movie

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The Novelization of the Classic 1956 Sci Fi MovieFarrar Straus Giroux Inc 1956FORBIDDEN PLANETby Philip MacDonaldas W J StuartPOWER MAD DR MORBIUS MUST BE STOPPED BEFORE HE ENSLAVES THE WORLDCommander Adams and the crew of Spaceship C 57 D land on Altair 4 the forbidden planet where they hope to find the survivors of a. I m amazed and grateful that Peril Press dug up this 1950s novelization of one of my favorite classic movies and made it available as an ebook I also appreciate the way the author takes the story from the film and without significant changes puts a new angle on it He does this mainly by shifting the point of view from which the story is told In the film the protagonist is clearly Captain Adams young Leslie Nielsen as a proto James T Kirk In the book though Adams is kind of an immature jerk and most of the story is told from the point of view of the older experienced Doc Ostrow This pushes several scenes from the film off camera from the book s perspective but it also gives insight into the wider world the characters live inOf course despite it being the future it s still the 50s so everyone smokes and girls are just something pretty to chase after Nevertheless the writing is above pulp and the freedom of text over mid century film censors lets MacDonald push the envelope with the gruesomeness of the monster scenes even though they take up less real estate in the novel than in the movieAll in all a great blast from the past The Homelanders (The Homelanders, real estate in the novel than in the movieAll in all a great blast from the past

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Forbidden Planet

Previous expedition But the only one they find is Dr Morbius a scientist with a deadly plan to take over the universe Dr Morbius warns the earthlings to leave at onceBut Commander Adams and his crew stay despite the terrifying attacks on their spaceship For they know that theirs is the last chance to stop a madman from. The novelization of the movie is written in various first person accounts Morbius Commander Adams etc It fills in some gaps but overall is simply inferior to the movie The biggest difference for me is that the movie has a strong sense of original sin as found in the id something we tend to lack today while the book shifts the focus to the Krell and Morbius trying to usurp the power of God villains freuently are prideful enough to do this so it is a common theme So there are some strong religious undertones in both but a very flavor The Eagle & the Nightingales (Bardic Voices, religious undertones in both but a very flavor

free download Ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ë Philip MacDonald

Becoming Master of the UniverseForewordONE Major Medical C X OstrowTWO Major Medical C X Ostrow continuedTHREE Commander J J AdamsFOUR Commander J J Adams continuedFIVE Edward MorbiusSIX Major C X OstrowSEVEN Commander J J AdamsEIGHT Commander J J Adams concludedPostscript58400 WordsUpdate Sep 12 2013 Numerous typos fix. The novelization was written after the motion picture was complete but before its premier Though there are a few minor discrepancies it remains faithful to the original story even expanding on some ideas that were left incomplete or unexamined The movie is among my favorites and the novel only adds to my enjoyment Five stars from a nostalgic fan