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Kamikaze 1989

Film (1982; vt Kamikaze; vt Kamikaze '89). Regina Ziegler/Trio/Oase/ZDF. Directed by Wolf Gremm. Written by Robert Katz, Gremm, based on Mord pa 31 (1965; trans as Murder on the 31st Floor 1966) by Per Wahlöö. Cast includes Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Boy Gobert, Nicole Heesters, Günther Kaufmann and Franco Nero. 106 minutes. Colour. / In the Germany of 1989 people have no problems. They are ...

Smith, Sherri L

(1971-    ) US film developer, specializing in animation, and author, primarily of fiction for the Young Adult market, gaining some notice fo the nonfantastic Flygirl (2010), about a young African-American woman who passes for white during World War Two in order to fly in a noncombatant role (women were barred from combat roles during that conflict). Of sf interest is Orleans (2013), set in the ...

Strickland, Brad

Working name of US author William Bradley Strickland (1947-    ), who began publishing work of genre interest with "Payment Deferred" in Asimov's for May 1982, but who has concentrated mainly on fantasy, most notably perhaps in early stories like "The Herders of Grimm" for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in April 1984 and in the Jeremy Moon sequence – Moon Dreams (1988), ...

Warwick, Sidney

(1870-1953) UK author of fiction for boys in collaboration with his son Francis Alister Warwick (1902-1975). Sinister Island!: A Vivid Story of Amazing Happenings on an Island in the Pacific (28 July-13 October 1923 Champion: 1924 chap) features a giant inimical native god who incites its savage flock to oppose the white conquerors of a Pacific Island. In Phantom Isle: An Exciting Long Story of Peril and Adventure (1923 Champions; ...

Santesson, Hans Stefan

(1914-1975) US editor and author born in France of Swedish parents, raised in Sweden and emigrated with his mother to the USA in 1923 after his parents divorced. They settled in Brooklyn where his mother worked as a commercial artist. Before entering the world of publishing Santesson devoted much of his time helping immigrants to America, especially from India. He was noted for his humanitarianism and this was reflected in his work as an editor with a selfless dedication to helping others. His ...

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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