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GIANT CAMERA PROP FROM FRAMED

Giant Camera Prop from the Land of the Giants episode Framed

We love the above postcard of the giant camera prop from the Land of the Giants episode Framed sitting in Prop Plaza at Universal Studios in 1970. The prop was a visitor attraction at Universal Studios until at least 1990.

Land of the Giants Props

HERITAGE AUCTIONS - THE GREG JEIN COLLECTION 14-15 OCT 2023

Heritage Auctions - The Greg Jein Collection Auction, October 14-15, 2023

2023 has brought us some amazing auctions featuring major Irwin Allen props and collectibles, and the 14-15 October 2023 Heritage Auction continued that theme. The Greg Jein Collection Hollywood Platinum SignatureŽ Auction #7278 included two uniform costumes from Land of the Giants.

The Greg Jein Collection Auction Gallery (images courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com)

SPINDRIFT MINIATURE PROP - JULIEN'S AUCTIONS

A very special lot went up for auction at Julien's Auctions on 6th September 2023 and that was the original "hero" Spindrift Miniature Prop from Land of the Giants which many of you may have seen on display at the Seattle Science Fiction Museum. This beautiful miniature prop sold for $45,500 including the Buyer's Premium.

Spindrift Supersonic Miniature Prop at Julien's Auctions

Original hero Spindrift Miniature Prop from Land of the Giants

Spindrift Miniature Prop Auction Gallery with more Auction Details

HERITAGE AUCTIONS - THE IRWIN ALLEN COLLECTION 29 JULY 2023

Heritage Auctions - The Irwin Allen Collection Auction, July 29, 2023

July 2023 brought us an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime, opportunity to bid on a vast collection of original Irwin Allen props, paintings, drawings, and collectibles. The Heritage Auctions - Irwin Allen Collection auction took place in session 5 of the 3 day Hollywood/Entertainment SignatureŽ Auction #7351 from 27 to 29 July 2023.

The Irwin Allen Collection Auction Gallery (images courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com)

HERITAGE AUCTIONS - ORIGINAL LAND OF THE GIANTS PAINTINGS

Included in the upcoming Hollywood/Entertainment SignatureŽ Auction #7351 are 22 lots featuring original Land of the Giants concept art paintings, several of which appeared in the Land of the Giants Presentation Reel.

Land of the Giants Presentation Reel Frames

Land of the Giants Presentation Reel Frames

Original Paintings from the Land of the Giants Presentation Reel

Original Paintings from the Land of the Giants Presentation Reel

Original Land of the Giants Paintings

Original Land of the Giants Paintings

Original Land of the Giants Concept Art Lots at Heritage Auctions

Irwin Allen Collection - Land of the Giants Auction Gallery (courtesy HA.com)

INFINITY #63 JULY 2023 - HEATHER YOUNG INTERVIEW

The July 2023 issue of Infinity (#63) sci-fi magazine features a six page interview with Land of the Giants star Heather Young in conversation with Karen Myatt. It also features a 2 page Land of the Giants poster. Available in magazine stores and also from the Infinity website.

Infinity #63 sci-fi magazine, July 2023 featuring an interview with Heather Young

HERITAGE AUCTIONS 2-4 JUNE 2023

The Comisar Collection Platinum Signature Auction, June 2-4, 2023

An exciting range of costumes and props from Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lost in Space, and Land of the Giants went up for auction at the The Comisar Collection Platinum Signature Auction on 2-4 June 2023. These items included crew costumes from both Voyage and Giants and the giant screwdriver and Flying Sub miniature props. The Irwin Allen related item which sold for the highest price was the Flying Sub miniature (sold for $100,000 including the 25% buyer's premium).

Auction Gallery (images courtesy of ha.com)

New Spindrift Build

The following video shows Mark Myers excellent 16 inch Spindrift diorama with scratch built base and Captain Steve Burton figure in an atmospheric setting. Gallery to follow.

Land of the Giants 50th Anniversary Soundtrack Collection

Available to order from Tuesday 27th November 2018 (at 12 noon PST) is the new limited edition soundtrack CD set from La-La Land Records, Synthesis Entertainment, 20th Century Fox, Fox Music and Legendary Pictures celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Irwin Allen's Land of the Giants. This exciting collection runs to over 5 hours. La-La Land Records hope to have the set in stock by 8th December. Full details on this celebratory soundtrack set have been provided by La-La Land Records (click here or image below).

LAND OF THE GIANTS - 50th ANNIVERSARY SOUNDTRACK COLLECTION

Order the Land of the Giants 50th Soundtrack Collection from La-La Land Records

LAND OF THE GIANTS 50TH CELEBRATION CAKE

Here is the delicious celebration cake we had made for the 50th anniversary of Land of the Giants featuring Peter Moore's celebration poster art:

Land of the Giants 50th Anniversary Celebration Cake

And with little people standing on the cake:

Land of the Giants 50th Anniversary Celebration Cake

LAND OF THE GIANTS PARTY GAME

We created a new party game for the Land of the Giants 50th anniversary called "Find the Little People." Here are Steve, Betty, and Dan who evaded capture despite being in plain sight the whole day:

Land of the Giants party game "Find the Little People"

LAND OF THE GIANTS 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Land of the Giants 50th Anniversary

Land of the Giants celebrates the 50th anniversary of the premiere episode The Crash broadcast on Saturday 22nd September 2018. The original TV Guide listing from Sunday 22nd September 1968 is shown below.

TV Guide listing from Sunday 22nd September 1968

TV Guide listing from Sunday 22nd September 1968

ANNE DORE

As part of our Land of the Giants 50th Anniversary celebrations, we bring you an interview with guest star from The Crash Anne Dore's daughter, Tanii Carr, conducted by Gary Rose.

Anne Dore in Land of the Giants

Anne Dore - Interview with her daughter

VALERIE IN GIANTLAND

Valerie in Giantland: Valerie Ames Scott's Diary

Deanna Lund's fan organisation Friends of Deanna Lund has just updated her 1992 novel Valerie in Giantland: Valerie Ames Scott's Diary as part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Land of the Giants. The revised book features a new colour cover and an epilogue chapter. Copies are available through Friends of Deanna Lund at signings and through Amazon (#ad).

16" SCRATCH BUILT SPINDRIFT MODEL

Mark Dorais scratch built 16 inch Spindrift model

Mark Dorais has scratch built a new Spindrift model, this time a little over 16 inches long and made of cast resin, styrene plastic, metal and a vacuum formed dome.

Mark Dorais Model Build Gallery

VERY.CO.UK CHRISTMAS ADVERT GIANTS THEME

In 2014, the Very Christmas advert had a delightful Land of the Giants type theme with little characters enjoying the festive gifts around the Christmas tree. Enjoy...

METALUNA MODELS SPINDRIFT CRASH SITE DIORAMA KIT

Land of the Giants Spindrift Crash Site Diorama Kit

A new resin diorama kit by Metaluna Models for displaying the Moebius Models Spindrift is now available at FabGearUSA.

Paint, glue and Moebius Models #255 Spindrift not included. The Moebius Models Spindrift kit is available separately at fabgearusa.com.

Lunar Models Spindrift

Spindrift camp scene with giant cat from MarkM Models

TOPPS AND A&BC LAND OF THE GIANTS CARD NUMBERING

Topps and A&BC Land of the Giants cards

We have created a handy sortable table showing the different numbering systems used for the American test set of Topps cards and the British A&BC cards. Click here to view the Topps/A&BC Land of the Giants card table.

TOUR OF THE SPINDRIFT

Kyle Allen brings us a unique and fun tour of the Land of the Giants sub-orbital spaceship, The Spindrift, in Back Lot Space Port Episode 1 "Spindrift". The Spindrift tour can also be viewed in the Land of the Giants media section.

LAND OF THE GIANTS - THE COMPLETE COLLECTION

Land of the Giants complete collection DVD box set

The Land of the Giants complete collection DVD set for the UK (PAL, Region 2) with both seasons and a new limited edition set of four collectible art cards is now available in many DVD and online stores. The set was released on Monday 5th March 2012.

Land of the Giants Complete Collection Press Release

LAND OF THE GIANTS GOES TO LAS VEGAS

Celeste Yarnall, Gary Conway and Heather Young

Celeste Yarnall, Gary Conway and Heather Young at Hollywood Show Vegas

The cast of "Land of the Giants" attended The Hollywood Show Vegas autograph show on Saturday 19th November 2011. Attending the autograph show were series stars Gary Conway, Deanna Lund, Don Marshall, Don Matheson, Heather Young, and Stefan Arngrim, as well as guest stars Celeste Yarnall and Bruce Dern.

CUSTOMIZED LUNAR MODELS SPINDRIFT

Customized Lunar Models Spindrift by Shawn Charland

Customized Lunar Models Spindrift by Shawn Charland

STEVE CAUSEY - MOEBIUS MODELS SPINDRIFT BUILD

Spindrift Camp using Steve Causey's Build of the Moebius Models Spindrift Kit

Steve Causey's Build of the Moebius Models 1/128 Spindrift Kit

LAND OF THE GIANTS COMMENTARY

Cast of Land of the Giants at recording studio on 8 April 2011

On Friday 8th April 2011, the cast of Land of the Giants gathered together in LA to create a very special treat exclusively for the UK Second Season DVD release. Stefan Arngrim, Don Marshall, Deanna Lund, Gary Conway, Heather Young and Don Matheson recorded a really outstanding audio commentary which appears on the second season DVD extras. This unique event showcases the delightful camaraderie between the cast members.

Land of the Giants cast watching The Crash for the Commentary

The Land of the Giants cast watching The Crash on 8 April 2011

Commentary Gallery

The Night Sky

Spindrift at Night

Steve Causey took this shot of the night sky recently. At first we thought we were looking at a UFO.

NEW SPINDRIFT ARTWORK

The Land of the Giants Spindrift by Kenneth Netzel

Kenneth Netzel Showcase Gallery

COSTUME GALLERY

Land of the Giants Costumes

Two original Land of the Giants costumes (Steve Burton and Betty Hamilton uniforms) were auctioned at the Profiles in History Hollywood Auction 43 on 17-18 December 2010. For details, please visit this gallery or the Profiles in History Web Site.

Land of the Giants Costume Gallery

Premiere of Night of the Cat

A little bit of Giants fun.  Introducing Roscoe as "The Cat" in Land of Cat Giants episode Night of the Cat.

Land of Cat Giants episode Night of the Cat

Night of the Cat Slide Show

John Picha 3D Spindrift Model

John Picha 3D Spindrift Model

View the John Picha 3D Spindrift Video

Land of the Giants Spindrift Crew Uniform Patch

Land of the Giants Spindrift Crew Patch

Land of the Giants Spindrift Crew Patch Gallery

CAST MEMBERS

We have met up with the cast members of Land of the Giants on many occasions over the past couple of decades, most recently in England. As you browse around this web site you will find many links to the cast member web sites and convention reports.

Land of the Giants Cast at ScoutCon 2008

THE SPINDRIFT

Spindrift Hero Miniature Gallery

Visit the Spindrift "Hero" Miniature Gallery

CREATIVITY

The IANN site showcases of the talents of fans around the world and Irwin Allen fandom is blessed with the awesome artistic abilities of many, many exceptional fans.

Steve Burton and Dan Erickson by John P. Britton

FUN

One aspect of our work is to bring the fun of Irwin Allen's productions to the wider world and creative artists have generated some marvellous cartoons to share the humour.

Mark and Jerry Cartoon by Gordon Foulds

EVENTS

Chiller Theatre

Cast members from Land of the Giants (Deanna Lund, Heather Young, Gary Conway, and Don Marshall) and Dennis Cole (Cave In!) attended the 17-19 April 2009 Chiller Theatre convention in New Jersey.

 The Land of the Giants cast playing with their toys!

Pictures from Chiller Theatre

GIANTS LOG

GIANTS LOG is dedicated to Land of the Giants and with a wealth of research and material has published 31 newsletters and many one-off specials. Free memberships are available by mail.

Giants Log Magazines

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Feel free to browse around the site and if you would like to participate with articles, photos, convention reports etc, we would welcome your input. Whenever we have a spare moment we try to add something new to the site. We think you will enjoy some of the latest additions.