Famous Monster takes a fast-paced, colorful look at the life of science fiction's greatest fan - Forrest J. Ackerman, whose 85 year love affair with the genre helped bring it into the mainstream and shape the way we view science fiction today.
Through the use of extensive movei clips, arhive footage and interviews with big names from the field of fantasy film, this documentary explores the life and career of Ackerman from movie-going toddler to literary agent and magazine editor. The programme also tours the "Ackermansion" which housed 300,000 pieces of science fiction, fantasy and horror memorabilia.
Exempt from classification, running time 48 min (feature), 58 min (extras). Not region coded.