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1st December 2015
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Book Review: Century 21 FX Update

1st December 2015

Special STUDIOS REVISITED Edition By Alan Shubrook     ‘Special effects model maker Alan Shubrook recalls his moving journey back in time, revealing some of the tell-tale signs of the magical era of film making that are still hidden within its walls.’     This is a nostalgic look back at a world long since vanished apart from photographs and fading memories. A beautiful and at times deeply emotional journey…

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Convention Models on Display

1st December 2015

My real regret at the Convention was the lack of any UFO model. It was foolish really, because there are some excellent UFO modellers and Fanderson could, I think, have invited some to attend? However, there were some great displays and these are some of the photos. Fireball XL5 The display behind, of the comic strip, was an excellent addition. Stingray There is something utterly beautiful about Stingray. A perfect…

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Ed Straker reads your Star Signs

Star Signs for December: Produced by Dr D. Jackson. (under protest) The use of random points of light seen in the night sky as a portent of personal changes in one’s financial, health and emotional status, has always troubled those medical personnel who have been trained in the fields of mental health. I fail to see any connection between a person’s likelihood of career advancement – or the possibility of…

1st December 2015
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Convention Poster

Size: 32 inches by 48 inches. I was given this at the end of the Convention – not an easy thing to transport back home especially as I was travelling through London and had to get four trains! My rucksack was loaded with goodies such as Alan Shubrook’s wonderful ‘Century 21 FX Update’, the excellent Graham Bleathman book ‘Inside the World of Gerry Anderson’ and the new Marcus Hearn book…

1st December 2015
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Petrol Station

From Flight Path: Bill Camp directing the scene. The petrol station took a week to build, but was destroyed in a matter of seconds! The explosion!  

1st December 2015
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