CONAN THE BARBARIAN: THE OFFICIAL STORY OF THE FILM by John Walsh comes out today. Here’s the lowdown…
Official retrospective hardback book telling the story of the making of Conan The Barbarian, including interviews with cast and crew and featuring behind-the-scenes photography from the shoot. Author and filmmaker John Walsh has unearthed a treasure trove of new and archive material for this book.
In 1982, Robert E. Howard’s iconic literary anti-hero, Conan, slashed his way from page to screen after a perilous decades-long journey. With its potent mix of epic vistas and bloody battles, Conan the Barbarian thrilled moviegoers around the world and launched the career of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Forty years after its release, this cult-classic film is celebrated in CONAN THE BARBARIAN: THE OFFICIAL STORY OF THE FILM, a lush hardback volume that tells the full story of how the film was made. Brand new interviews with cast and crew, as well behind-the-scenes photography from the set and concept art created for the production, give fascinating insights into the development of one of the best-loved fantasy films of the 1980s.