Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Ishiro Honda Bio Being Negotiated


Above, Skip Peel, Peter H. Brothers, J. D. Lees and Armand Vaquer in Kyoto, Japan, August 2004 during G-TOUR.

Ishiro Honda Bio Being Negotiated

by Armand Vaquer

Peter H. Brothers is currently in discussions with a publisher on his biography/filmography on Japanese giant monster director Ishiro Honda. Several publishers have expressed interest in the book and negotiations are currently underway.

Above, Ishiro Honda with special effects director Eiji Tsuburaya during the making of the Toho's classic "Godzilla" in 1954. Toho Co., Ltd. photo.

Honda was the director of classic Godzilla movies and other Japanese science-fiction and fantasy films of the 1950s and 1960s beginning with Godzilla in 1954. His last Godzilla movie was Terror of Mechagodzilla (Mekagojira No Gyakushu) in 1975.

Brothers had been working on his book for the past several years and is currently a contributor to G-FAN magazine. He received several nominations for a Rondo Hatton Award for his articles.

He also does some small-theater acting work in his spare time.

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