Logan's Run

TitleLogan's Run
Year for Search1967
AuthorsNolan, William F[rancis](b. 1928), and Johnson, George Clayton (1929-2015)
Date Published1967
PublisherDial
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia in which everyone is killed at 21 but those who manage to win a race get to live. See also 1977 and 1980 Nolan, which focus on, Logan, the protagonist.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Logan: A Trilogy (Baltimore, MD: Maclay & Associates, 1986), 21-137. Rpt. with the same pagination New York: Dell, 1992

Info Notes

There was a 1976 film directed by Michael Anderson (b. 1920) with a screenplay by David Zelag Goodman (1930-2011) and a 1977-78 CBS TV series directed by Robert Day (b. 1922) and written by Nolan, Saul David (1921-96), and Leonard Katzman (1927-96) that was cancelled after ten episodes were broadcast. For Nolan’s comments on the film and the TV series, see his “Introduction. Logan: A Media History” (7-19) in Logan: A Trilogy. There have also been a number of other adaptations including four comic series, electronic music, and an alternative reality game. The most recent comic, “Logan’s Run: Last Day” (2010-), has with input from Nolan.

Holding Institutions

DLC, Merril, MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

Nolan (b. 1928) Johnson (1929-2015)

Full Text

1967 Nolan, William F[rancis] (b. 1928) and George Clayton Johnson (1929-2015). Logan’s Run. New York: Dial. Rpt. in Logan: A Trilogy (Baltimore, MD: Maclay & Associates, 1986), 21-137. Rpt. with the same pagination New York: Dell, 1992. There was a 1976 film directed by Michael Anderson (b. 1920) with a screenplay by David Zelag Goodman (1930-2011) and a 1977-78 CBS TV series directed by Robert Day (b. 1922) and written by Nolan, Saul David (1921-96), and Leonard Katzman (1927-96) that was cancelled after ten episodes were broadcast. For Nolan’s comments on the film and the TV series, see his “Introduction. Logan: A Media History” (7-19) in Logan: A Trilogy. There have also been a number of other adaptations including four comic series, electronic music, and an alternative reality game. The most recent comic, “Logan’s Run: Last Day” (2010-), has with input from Nolan. DLC, Merril, MoU-St, PSt

Dystopia in which everyone is killed at 21 but those who manage to win a race get to live. See also 1977 and 1980 Nolan, which focus on, Logan, the protagonist.