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Disaster on Film


Step behind the scenes of Hollywood’s major disaster films, past and present, for a look at the making of one of films most successful and longest running genres. From the earliest days of film to recent box off smash hits, disaster films have been a staple of the motion picture industry.

Now get a glimpse behind the silver screen at the making of classics like Towering Inferno, Poseidon Adventure, Airport, Titanic, Dante’s Peak, Earthquake, Armageddon, Volcano, Meteor, Earthquake and more.

Full of photos and stories from behind the movies, the book looks across the genre at the all-star casts, expensive budgets, fantastic stories, special effects and the box office dollars to give readers a real look at what the big-budget disaster movie was all about. Now available from Amazon.com as a Kindle eBook. or in a new Print edition.


Disaster on Film
A Behind the Scenes Look at Hollywood Disaster Movies

Published: 2010

Publisher: Aplomb Publishing

Size: Oversized 8 1/2x 11

Pages: 145

Illustrated: b/w photos

Cover: Soft Matte Cover

Binding: Perfect-Bound

Retail Price: $15.95

EBOOK $6.95

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