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Alien - The Special Effects
Alien: The Special Effects
Author(s) Don Shay
Bill Norton
Publisher Titan Books/Cinefex
Release date(s) June 27, 1997
Media type Paperback
Pages 144
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Alien: The Special Effects is a 1997 behind the scenes book covering the creation of the special effects in Alien, Aliens and Alien3, written by Don Shay and Bill Norton and published as a collaboration between Titan Books and the special effects magazine Cinefex. It was published June 27, 1997.

The book offers an in-depth, insider look into how the special effects in the first three films of the Alien franchise were achieved. It also includes interviews with directors Ridley Scott and James Cameron, and the original Alien creature designer H. R. Giger.