James Kahn's typewriter has adapted many classic movies, as he is the author of the novelizations of some legendary 80s blockbuster films.
He penned the book version of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi - the bestselling book (U.S. market) of 1983, and at that time the only book ever to be #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list in paperback and hardcover at the same time.
James Kahn, an Emergency Room physician, came to film through his profession, starting out as a medical consultant on the resuscitation scene in the film version of E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial. In addition to penning Return of the Jedi, he wrote the novel versions of "The Goonies", "Poltergeist" and "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom", among others. He wrote teleplays for many popular TV series, including "Star Trek: Voyager," "Xena: Warrior Princess," and "Melrose Place," on which he was also co-executive producer.
The first implementation on Creatokia will be a Web3 adaptation of his out of print science fiction trilogy "World Enough and Time", "Time's Dark Laughter" and "Timefall,". In addition, community members will have access to exclusive content penned by James Kahn.
The Web3 release aims to provide old and new fans of James Kahn with innovative access to his original works. Even without a typewriter.
James Kahn (born 1947 in Chicago) is an American medical professional, producer, screenwriter, and fantasy and science fiction author. He is best known for his novelization of “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi”.
Kahn holds a medical degree from the University of Chicago. He completed his postgraduate training with a concentration in emergency medicine at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center (LAC+USC) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
His original works include three novels in the New World series: World Enough, and Time(1980), Time's Dark Laughter (1982), and Timefall (1987).
He not only novelized Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, he also wrote the novelizations of the cult films Poltergeist and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
He has also worked as a screenwriter for popular television series such as Melrose Place and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Kahn was also co-executive producer of Melrose Place from 1996 to 1998.
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