Author(s): Paula Block
"Labyrinth: The Ultimate Visual History" is the definitive thirtieth-anniversary exploration of the beloved Jim Henson classic, featuring rare artwork, interviews, and on-set photos. Three decades after its release, "Labyrinth," starring Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie, continues to enthrall audiences with its winning mixture of fairy tale whimsy, fantastical creatures, and unforgettable music. Filled with a wealth of rare and unseen behind-the-scenes imagery, "Labyrinth: The Ultimate Visual History" explores the creation of the film as seen through the eyes of the artists, costume designers, and creature creators who gave the beloved fantasy classic its distinctive look. Featuring in-depth interviews with the talented crew and cast, this deluxe book brings together a wealth of rare sketches and concept art with numerous insert items, such as story notes from Jim Henson, sketches from character designer Brian Froud, and many more treats for fans of the film. With stunning visuals and unparalleled insight into the creation of a true modern classic, "Labyrinth: The Ultimate Visual History "is the perfect companion piece to one of the best-loved fantasy films of all time.
Paula M. Blockis the coauthor of the novella"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Lust s Latinum Lost"and numerous nonfiction books about the entertainment industry, including"Star Trek: The Original Series 365, Star Trek 101, ""Monk: The Official Episode Guide, ""The 4400 Companion, ""Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion, ""The Secrets of Star Trek Insurrection, ""Star Trek: Action!, "and"The Magic of Tribbles."She is also the coeditor of Pocket Books popular short story series"Star Trek: Strange New Worlds."She has been a columnist for the"Chicago Sun-Times, "the Midwest correspondent for"Biotechnology Newswatch, "and the international editor for"Chemical Week."After nineteen years overseeing and editing licensed publishing for Paramount Pictures and CBS Television, Paula moved to Southern Oregon, where she and her husband, author Terry J. Erdmann, write a monthly entertainment column for"The Jacksonville Review." Terry J. Erdmannis the coauthor of the novella"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Lust s Latinum Lost"and numerous nonfiction books about the entertainment industry, including"Star Trek: The Original Series 365, ""Star Trek 101, ""Monk: The Official Episode Guide, ""The Last Samurai Official Companion, ""Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion, ""The Secrets of Star Trek Insurrection, ""The Magic of Tribbles, ""The Tribble Handbook, ""Star Trek: Action!, "and"The 4400 Companion. "As a motion picture publicist, he helped to create the marketing campaigns for dozens of films, from"Cocoon," "Aliens, "and"Willow, "to"What s Love Got to Do With It," "Father of the Bride Part II," "G.I. Jane, "and"Star Trek V: The Final Frontier." He lives in Southern Oregon, where he and his wife, author Paula M. Block, write a monthly entertainment column for"The Jacksonville Review." Toby Froud is a puppet designer and fabricator. He began his life as Baby Toby in the film"Labyrinth"and is currently a puppet sculptor at the stop-motion company Laika, where he has worked on"ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls, "and the upcoming"Kubo and the Two Strings." He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and son. Brian Henson is Chairman of The Jim Henson Company and an Oscar and Emmy Award-winning technological innovator. He is also an award-winning director, producer, writer and puppeteer for film and television. He lives in Southern California."