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Franklin, H Bruce

(1934-2024) US critic and academic, a cultural historian in various positions at Stanford University from 1961, in that year giving one of the earliest university courses in sf in the USA. In 1972, despite holding tenure, he was dismissed by Stanford for making speeches allegedly inciting students to riot against the university's involvement in the Vietnam War – a case well known to those interested in questions of academic freedom. He became full professor, again with tenure, at Rutgers ...

Undying Monster, The

Film (1942; vt The Hammond Monster). 20th Century Fox Film Corporation. Produced by Brian Foy. Directed by John Brahm. Written by Lillie Hayward and Michael Jacoby based on The Undying Monster: A Tale of the Fifth Dimension (1922) by Jessie Douglas Kerruish. Cast includes Heather Angel, James Ellison, Bramwell Fletcher and John Howard. 63 minutes. Black and white. / Set in Wales, where the aristocratic Hammond family ...

Cameron, Berl

A House Name used for sf novels published by Curtis Warren and written by John S Glasby (always in collaboration with Arthur Roberts), Brian Holloway, Denis Hughes and David O'Brien. The latter's International Research Council ...

Lackey, Mercedes

(1950-    ) US author best known as a highly prolific producer of Fantasy, the category into which all her solo novels fall. Her first published story was "A Different Kind of Courage" in Free Amazons of Darkover (anth 1985) edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The Ship Who Searched (1992) with Anne McCaffrey is sf set in the latter's ...

Outer Limits Newsletter

US letter-size saddle-stapled photocopied Fanzine printed on low-grade paper. Editor/publisher: Steve Streeter. Eight issues, January 1978 to Autumn 1983. Publication schedule was highly erratic. / This was in effect an unofficial follow-up to The Outer Limits: An Illustrated Review (which see), largely illustrated and written by Streeter alone. The first four issues were black-and-white only; #5 ...

Langford, David

(1953-    ) UK author, critic, editor, publisher and sf fan, in the latter capacity recipient of 21 Hugo awards for fan writing – some of the best of his several hundred pieces are assembled as Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man (coll 1992 chap US; much exp vt The Silence of the Langford 1996; exp 2015 ebook) as Dave Langford, edited by Ben Yalow – plus five Best Fanzine Hugos ...



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