JULY 2012 ARCHIVE

JETPACK OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY

As the Olympic flame travels around the whole of the United Kingdom, it stops by Leicester and is taken for a Lost in Space style jetpack ride. The Olympic opening ceremony on Friday 27th July 2012 also featured 3 jetpack stunts.

Lost in Space style jetpack Olympic torch relay

BBC Olympic Torch Relay Video

RARE JAPANESE COLLECTIBLES

Some rare Japanese Lost in Space collectibles from the 1960's are currently up for auction on Ebay. They all feature some really stunning artwork. Thank you to Hideyuki for sharing pictures of these with us.

Lost in Space Record Book 1 ( "Lost in Space: Space Ship Jupiter 2")

Lost in Space Record Book 1 ( "Lost in Space: Space Ship Jupiter 2"): Ebay item number 280914111903

Lost in Space Record Book 2 ( "Lost in Space: Rock Creature/Ghost in Space")

Lost in Space Record Book 2 ( "Lost in Space: Rock Creature/Ghost in Space"): Ebay item number 280914115788

Japanese Card Game

Japanese Card Game: Ebay item number 280914118111

Japanese Comic (features Lost in Space on the cover)

Japanese Comic (features Lost in Space on the cover): Ebay item number 370628064398

NEW DAVID HEDISON INTERVIEW

CULTBOX INTERVIEW

CultBox have a new interview with David Hedison which discusses his appearances in the Irwin Allen productions as well as his work on the James Bond movies.

CultBox Interview

50 YEARS OF JAMES BOND

BBC: Bond at 50 - Designing 007

David Hedison in Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

DR. SMITH BUST - FABGEARUSA DISCOUNT OFFER

FabGearUSA are offering IANN visitors a 35% discount on the limited edition Sci-Fi Metropolis Dr. Smith bust collectible. To take advantage of this discount, enter the discount code "iann" during the checkout process on the FabGearUSA website. Discount ends on 31st July 2012.

FabGearUSA - Purchase Dr. Smith Bust

Sci-Fi Metropolis Dr. Smith Bust in the Lost in Space Collectibles Gallery

Limited edition Sci-Fi Metropolis Dr. Smith bust

ERNEST BORGNINE 1917-2012

Ernest Borgnine in The Poseidon Adventure

Ernest Borgnine, star of The Poseidon Adventure, Fire, When Time Ran Out, and Alice in Wonderland passed away on 8th July 2012, aged 95. Up until very recently he had been attending signing events with other members of The Poseidon Adventure cast and will be much missed by Irwin Allen and movie fandom.

BBC Tribute

Guardian Tribute

Daily Telegraph

Los Angeles Times

New York Times

Time Entertainment

SEAVIEW: A 50th Anniversary Tribute to

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

SEAVIEW: A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

SEAVIEW: A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea by William E. Anchors, Jr. and Frederick Barr with Lynne Holland. Introduction by David Hedison. 500 page book written by fans of the series and includes several interviews with cast members.

DR. SMITH ROMAN HELMET AUCTION

An original roman helmet costume prop worn by Jonathan Harris and his clones in Lost in Space sells for $900 at the Profiles in History Hollywood Auction 49 on 30-31 July 2012.

Lost in Space Original Dr. Smith Roman Helmet

Profiles in History Auction Website

 

 

 

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