This book introduces the reader to the American version of Godzilla as well as to the original Japanese version. From production to special effects, the movie and the international sensation it created are chronicled. Readers will learn how Godzilla represents the beginning of a modern-day myth created to address concerns about atomic weaponry in Japanese society after the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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