"Film Library"
Short Fiction 1946 8,000 words

Description

Short films from the future mysteriously swap places at random with contemporary films rented from a film library.

  • This story was later incorporated into the fix-up novel Quest for the Future (1970), along with two unrelated stories.

Versions

1946

original version

1970

adapted for fix-up novel
Included In
Away and Beyond 1952
Quest for the Future 1970
Transfinite: The Essential A.E. van Vogt 2003
English
Astounding Science Fiction magazine
1946 July Street & Smith
digest Vol 37, No 5 180 pages $0.25

cover art by
William Timmins

First appearance

2 illustrations by
H. Swenson

Cover image: Showcase
Illustration images: other
Data: Walwyn
Top Science Fiction: The Authors' Choice anthology
edited by Josh Pachter 1984, etc.
Data: ISFDB