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Old June 6 2012, 12:35 AM   #12
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Re: the literature/sources that "Alien" (1979) borrowed from

I recall something on the Alien DVDs where O'Bannon cheerfully acknowledges a kind of Lovecraftian influence on the alien monster. Certainly, Geiger, who designed the Alien, was a fan of Lovecraft (he had an art book titled the Necromonicon).
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