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Sunday, October 11, 2020

Remembering Kevin Burns....

 

All of us at Prometheus extend our gratitude for the kindness, caring and support we’ve received in the wake of the loss of our leader and friend, Kevin Burns.

Kevin touched the lives of all who knew him.  He was a master storyteller, gifted filmmaker, passionate collector and generous friend.  His intelligence, humor and heart will be forever remembered by all who had the good fortune to spend time with him – or even just meet him. Plans are in motion for a Celebration of Life for Kevin in early 2021 in Los Angeles.  Details will be posted and shared once everything is formalized.  Our goal is to gather a large group safely and responsibly next year and give Kevin a memorial fitting his tremendous contribution to his craft and to all of us.

Prometheus is committed to continuing to produce outstanding programming that bears the mark of Kevin’s exceptional talent.  Our continued success is the greatest tribute we can give the very special man who gave us all so much to be grateful for.


Sunday, August 02, 2020

Irwin Allen's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea - Volume Two


Coming in September, 2020!

Irwin Allen's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea:
The Authorized Biography of a Classic Sci-Fi Series, Volume Two ​

​This completes the two-book set by Marc Cushman and Mark Alfred, documenting the production and cultural impact of this iconic, beloved and pioneering science-fiction series.
 
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, which aired on ABC-TV from 1964 through 1968, was the first hour-long, color, sci-fi series on television. Its success proved to the networks that such a show, within the constraints of a TV budget and shooting schedule, could attract a mass audience. Without Voyage, there would have been no Lost in Space or Star Trek. CBS and NBC, respectively, only decided to gamble on those series after Voyage had not only premiered -- while staying on budget and schedule -- but went on to win its time slot.

​Therefore, it was Irwin Allen who had gone to where no television producer had ever gone before!
 
With this book and the previous volume as your guides, journey back in time to witness the making of this legendary series. 
 
Here you’ll find:
 
the production memos,
the shooting schedules and production dates,
the budgets,
the ratings,
the reviews and articles from that era,
new and exclusive interviews, as well as archival interviews;
and hundreds of pictures, many never before shared with the public.
 
Volume 2, epic in scope at 800 pages, covers all of the three, color seasons, with a chapter for each of the 78 episodes! Find out what went on behind closed doors regarding the writing and production of each!
 
 Watch for an announcement in mid-August telling how you can pre-order your copy, hand-signed by author Marc Cushman, and receive it weeks before the book becomes available elsewhere.
 
This is your ticket for a journey into the Private Papers Collection and Photo Vault of Irwin Allen, and to take the ultimate voyage to the bottom of the sea!

Sunday, July 05, 2020

Flying Sub Light Kit

Comprehensive lighting kit accurately recreates lighting effects as seen in Irwin Allen’s television production of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.

Includes:

Headlights - Engine lights, Lit floor panel, Flashing reactor lights Uses, super-bright LEDs. Includes integrated circuit, switches and pre-soldered wiring, no additional soldering or wiring needed!

Designed exclusively for use with Moebius Models Flying Sub model kit (part# 817) sold separately. Skill level 3, ages 15 and up.

Retails:  $130.




Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Deluxe 4-CD TV soundtrack of VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA

This deluxe 4-CD TV soundtrack of original scores from Irwin Allen's beloved 1960s TV series VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA, released in a limited edition of just 1,000 copies by La-La Land Records. This spectacular boxed set contains five hours of music by John Williams, Alexander Courage, Leith Stevens, Harry Geller, Artie Kane, Joseph Mullendore, Richard LaSalle, Robert Prince, Irving Gertz and Paul Sawtell.

La-La Land Records, Synthesis Entertainment, 20th Century Studios and Legendary Pictures proudly present VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA – ORIGINAL TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK COLLECTION: LIMITED EDITION, a deluxe 4-CD collection of original music from the classic Irwin Allen 1964-1968 sci-fi/deep ocean adventure television series!

This beloved series, an exciting whirlpool of espionage drama, spy suspense, submarine action and creature features, showcased state-of-the-art effects that would blaze a trail for Allen’s LOST IN SPACE, TIME TUNNEL and LAND OF THE GIANTS to follow in its wake. A vital part of this series’ success and timelessness are its knockout episode music scores, which prove to be some of the finest examples of the era’s orchestral television music.

Featuring music by composers Alexander Courage, Robert Drasnin, Jerry Goldsmith, Lennie Hayton, Joseph Mullendore, Nelson Riddle, Paul Sawtell, Herman Stein and Leith Stevens, this deluxe 4-CD set, limited to 1000 units, is produced by Jeff Bond and Neil S. Bulk, executive produced by Kevin Burns, executive produced for 20th Century Studios by Mike Matessino, and digitally edited and mastered by James Nelson.

Among the many musical treasures to be found within this exciting release are an expanded presentation of the "Jonah and the Whale" score by Jerry Goldsmith, as well as main and end titles Goldsmith wrote for the show, along with a bumper, and a previously undiscovered, completely different, high-energy never-used main and end title Goldsmith was asked to provide later as an alternate. The set also features scores by Alexander Courage, Leith Stevens and Nelson Riddle that incorporate Goldsmith's theme for the Seaview submarine.

Additionally found here are several versions of the popular Paul Sawtell main and end titles that were retained throughout the series, including the fourth season arrangement recorded by Leith Stevens, both the long and short, editorially-created end titles, and bumpers based on the Sawtell theme heard in the first and fourth seasons. Among the five hours of underscore much of the most familiar and often-repeated music from the series can be heard, including a number of cues written to accompany the show's early second season introduction of the Flying Sub.

Co-Producer/writer Jeff Bond takes you to the Bottom of the Sea and beyond with exclusive, in-depth liner notes that journey you through a photo-packed 40 page booklet! The mission-ready art design is by Mark Banning. This special release is a limited edition of 1000 units.

Retails: $100.

Saturday, May 09, 2020

Lost In Space: The Art of Ron Gross



Finish your set! Complete the BEST Lost in Space card series in the last 5 decades! “Lost In Space: The Art of Ron Gross”. The most serious and suspenseful season of the classic TV series was the black and white 1st season. “The Art of Ron Gross” profiles that first season the most, but all his artistic renderings are in beautiful full color! The complete series is available in 24 pack boxes from Monsterwax, and each box includes one of these gorgeous metal cards.

Here’s your chance to get the COMPLETE metal set without having to buy (or trade from) multiple boxes. All these images are unique to the metal set and not found elsewhere in the set. The lush color is reminiscent of the Topps “Outer Limits” set—very cool! Remember, these are METAL cards, MC1 through MC6.

If you’re a Lost In Space fan, you won’t want to miss these fully licensed cards. You might also enjoy listening to the Lost In Space Podcast called “Alpha Control” on your smart phone (or listen to it in broadcast order at LostInSpacePodcast.com). 

http://www.monsterwax.com/LIScards.html

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Lost In Space Standees

In the classic TV show "Lost In Space" from 1965-68, the Robinson family's space ship (the Jupiter-2) veers off course and crashes on an alien planet. appears on these lifesize (6' 2" tall) cardboard cutouts.  Collect the entire Robinson family., John, Maureen, Judy, Will, Penny, Major West, Robot B9, and Dr. Smith. (2 different versions)









You can hang these on a wall like a poster, or use the attached easel fold-out piece to make it free-standing.

Retails:  $50. (Each)

Sunday, December 08, 2019

New Lost in Space Netflix Trading Cards (December 2019)

Jump to the 2019 Rittenhouse Lost in Space Season 1 checklist.

2019 Rittenhouse Lost in Space Season 1 trading cards continue the company’s tradition with the sci-fi franchise. Only, this time they’re leaving the original series (and the 1998 film) behind, opting instead for the new Netflix show.

The checklist features a deep autograph roster of the show’s stars as well as several other insert sets that could prove to be somewhat challenging to put together.

The base set has 72 total cards. Each of the ten episodes are covered on six cards. The remained of the set is a mix of cards shedding some light on the show’s special effects as well as further looks behind the camera.

All of the show’s major stars have autographs. Among them are Molly Parker (Maureen Robinson), Parker Posey (Dr. Smith), Toby Stephens (John Robinson), Mina Sundwall (Penny Robinson), Taylor Russell (Judy Robinson) and Maxwell Jenkins (Will Robinson). Bill Mumy, who played will in the original series, also appears on the autograph checklist here. He appears briefly in the new series as the original Dr. Zachary Smith.
 

Every 12-box case comes with at least a pair of Dual Autographs. These offer up combinations of signatures from key stars.

Eight Relic cards are on the checklist, each with a swatch of a costume from the show.

Sketch cards are randomly inserted in packs. The artist roster includes Louise Draper, Charles Hall, Carlos Cabaleiro and Warren Martineck.


The art theme continues into a pair of insert sets from Juan Ortiz. Ten Episode Cards work out to one per box. Eight Character Art Cards are tougher, falling 1:48 packs. Ortiz has worked on several Rittenhouse sets including 2018 Rittenhouse Lost in Space Archives Series 1 and Series 2.

Other inserts include Chariot (6 cards, 1:48 packs), Jupiter (6 cards, 1:48), Character Cards (8 cards, 1:48) and Quotable Lost in Space (ten cards, 1:24). The Character Cards have Metal parallels that are 1:96 packs.
 A custom binder is also available that comes with an exclusive promo card.

2019 Rittenhouse Lost in Space Season 1 has two levels of incentive cards. Those purchasing nine cases receive a Dual Autograph of Molly Parker and Toby Stephens.


The 18-case incentive is a special Archive Box. Among the contents are two full sets of Printing Plates and an exclusive Don West Relic with a swatch from his space suit. There’s also an exclusive Bill Mumy variation autograph.