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    Win Apocalypse Then: American and Japanese Atomic Cinema, 1951–1967 Book from McFarland!

    Source: McFarland & Company, Inc. press release Special Thanks to Mike Bogue

    Publisher McFarland & Company, Inc. is offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win a copy of the book Apocalypse Then: American and Japanese Atomic Cinema, 1951–1967 from author Mike Bogue (G-FAN, Scary Monsters Magazine). The United States, the only country to have dropped the bomb, and Japan, the only one to have suffered its devastation, understandably portray the nuclear threat differently on film. American science fiction movies of the 1950s and 1960s generally proclaim that it is possible to put the nuclear genie back in the bottle. Japanese films of the same period assert that once freed the nuclear genie can never again be imprisoned. In this book, Bogue examines genre films from the two countries released between 1951 and 1967 -- including GODZILLA (1954), THE MYSTERIANS (1957), THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN (1957), ON THE BEACH (1959), THE LAST WAR (1961) and DR. STRANGELOVE (1964) -- to show the view from both sides of the Pacific. Apocalypse Then: American and Japanese Atomic Cinema, 1951–1967 is available now from McFarland and online retailers, including The 316 page, softcover book has a SRP of $39.95.


    Prize: A. There is one (1) prize, consisting of one (1) copy of Apocalypse Then: American and Japanese Atomic Cinema, 1951–1967. B. The prizes will be shipped to the contest winner so entrants must include a valid mailing address. This contest is only open to participants in the United States. C. In the event that a winner chooses not to (or cannot) accept a prize, he or she forfeits all claim to that prize. D. One entry per person. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitution of prizes allowed. Duration of contests: A. The "Apocalypse Then" contest runs from March 16 until 11:59pm on March 31, 2018. How to enter: A. Submit your name, email address, and mailing address for the random drawing. B. Be sure to write "Apocalypse Then" in the subject header of your email entry. SciFi Japan often runs multiple contests at the same time, so any entries without "Apocalypse Then" in the subject header will be discarded. Determination of winners: A. Only contestants who have submitted the requested information will be entered in the final drawing. The first randomly drawn eligible entry will be judged the winner for this contest. B. SciFi Japan is not responsible for typographical, electronic or other errors in Internet operation affecting the offering, outcome, administration of the contest or the announcement of prizes. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. C. The decision of SciFi Japan is final. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the SciFi Japan judges, which are final and binding in all respects. D. Following the drawing, the winner will be notified via email.

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