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The Dark Crystal: The Ultimate Visual History
December 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
A new book by Caseen Gaines about the cult classic film! A true masterpiece brought to life by the ingenious puppetry of Jim Henson, The Dark Crystal is an enduring favorite that has cultivated generations of fans for the last 35 years. The Dark Crystal: The ultimate visual history is an in-depth look at the making of the movie and showcases sketches from Henson, candid set photography, never before seen concept art, storyboards and more! Drawing from unseen archive interviews with Jim Henson and new interviews with the film’s team, this comprehensive book tells the story of this deeply personal Henson project highlighting his creative journey.
About the speaker: Caseen Gaines is the author of We Don’t Need Roads: The making of the Back to the Future trilogy and The Christmas Story: Behind the Scenes of a holiday classic among other works. He lives in NJ.