Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Steven Spielberg (director, screenwriter)
Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Terri Garr, Melinda Dillon (starring)

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1980. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1980 re-release of the 1977 film, showing Steven Spielberg on the set.

From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler.

After witnessing a UFO hovering over his suburban home, an electrician joins with several government agents to seek out, and hopefully make contact with, the aliens. Winner of an Academy Award for Best Cinematography.

Set in Muncie, Indiana, shot on location in Alabama and India.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, with light creasing at three corners and a short closed tear on the right edge.

National Film Registry.

[Book #157332]