Posted 4 years ago
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Pictured above is a Hardcover Space 1999 Annul based on the 1970's British Television series. This annul by World Distributors is a first edition 1977 and #3 of 4 annuals produced for the TV series. It is 8" w by 10 1/2" high and has 64 pages includes comic stories, puzzles, quizes and photos from the series.
Space: 1999 is a British science-fiction television series that ran for two seasons and originally aired from 1975 to 1977. In the opening episode, set in the year 1999, nuclear waste stored on the Moon's far side explodes, knocking the Moon out of orbit and sending it, as well as the 311 inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha, hurtling uncontrollably into space. The series was the last production by the partnership of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and was the most expensive series produced for British television up to that time. The first series was co-produced by ITC Entertainment and Italian broadcaster RAI, while the second series was produced solely by ITC.
Martin Landau and Barbara Bain are 2 of the main characters. They were husband and wife in real life. The had previously appeared in another TV series Mission Impossible. Martin Landau is in photo #4.
Space 1999 has been syndicated and still has a following to this day.