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The history of Science Fiction

A look at the history of the future

In the modern era, the future (and where it will take us) has become a fixation. From Jules Verne and H. G. Wells to Rod Serling and George Lucas, looking into what we will become has been portrayed through novels and movies. Here are some of the people who have helped us imagine the possible future.

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1956 Forbidden Planet movie promotional with Anne Francis. Forbidden Planet... more
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· Posted by Daniel Pinna on Aug 23, 2011
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Stan Lee was born Stanley Martin Lieber on December 28, 1922 in New York City... more
· Posted by Michelle Cassidy on Jul 12, 2012
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Photo: Steven Spielberg directing a young Henry Thomas on the E.T.: The... more
· Posted by Michelle Cassidy on Jun 11, 2012
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Photo: Director Terrence Shank and Playwright Ray Bradbury viewing a model of... more
· Posted by Michelle Cassidy on Jun 6, 2012
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This is a photo of Alec Guinness (actor, "Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi") and George... more
· Posted by Michelle Cassidy on May 25, 2012
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"The Air Ship" is a 1898 musical farce comedy written by J. M. Gaites about... more
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Hollywood publicity photo of a very young William Shatner. Born March 22nd,... more
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· Posted by AncientFaces ­ on Nov 8, 2011
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Photo of the 1968 Planet of the Apes Cast, Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall... more
· Posted by Daniel Pinna on Sep 23, 2011
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Leonard Nimoy, most known for his role as Spock in the orignal Star Trek... more
· Posted by Natasha Medeiros on Aug 29, 2011
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Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as Spock in the original Star Trek... more
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· Posted by Natasha Medeiros on Aug 26, 2011
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Ian McKellen, known for his roles in Shakespearean theater, as well as movies... more
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· Posted by Natasha Medeiros on Aug 26, 2011
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Leonard Nimoy, born March 26, 1931, is a famous actor who made a name for... more
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· Posted by Daniel Pinna on Aug 25, 2011
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The original Star Wars cast - out of costume. I'm sure that you recognize... more
· Posted by Natasha Medeiros on Aug 25, 2011
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Thomas Stewart Baker or Tom Baker, in one of his most famous roles as the... more
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· Posted by Daniel Pinna on Aug 24, 2011
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Charles William "Bill" Mumy, Jr was born on February 1st, 1954 and is... more
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· Posted by Daniel Pinna on Aug 23, 2011
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Jane Fonda posing as Barbarella in the 1968 science fiction motion picture... more
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· Posted by Daniel Pinna on Aug 22, 2011