Title: Pictures Don't Lie

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Title: Pictures Don't Lie Title Record # 56212
Author: Katherine MacLean
Date: 1951-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A scientist has captured TV transmissions from an approaching star ship. They are sent as tight, speed up bursts. Then the communication is established, and the ship starts to land. For some reason it doesn't seem to appear to the landing strip, even though the aliens say that have landed and are experiencing some serious trouble.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1955 French Voir, c'est croire
1959 German Bilder lügen nicht
1959 Italian Le immagini non mentono
1964 Dutch Beelden Liegen Niet
1978 Croatian Slike ne lažu

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, August 1951 1951-08-00 ed. H. L. Gold World Editions, Inc.   $0.35 164 digest mag Emsh Checkmark
Invaders of Earth 1952-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Vanguard Press   $2.95 xiv+
333
hc anth Checkmark
Invaders of Earth - More Tales of Space and Time 1953-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Weidenfeld & Nicolson (Science Fiction Shelf)   10/6 256 hc anth  
Invaders of Earth - More Tales of Space and Time 1955-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Weidenfeld & Nicolson   5/- 256 hc anth  
Galaxie (1ère série), #14 January 1955 1955-01-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148 digest mag Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Best SF 1955-02-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   15/- 368 hc anth  
Invaders of Earth 1955-07-00 ed. Groff Conklin Pocket Books #1074 $0.25 xiv+
257+
[1]
pb anth Morton Roberts Checkmark
Invaders of Earth 1956-06-00 ed. Groff Conklin Pocket Books #1074 C$0.25 xiv+
257+
[1]
pb anth Morton Roberts Checkmark
Best SF 1958-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/- 368 tp anth Checkmark
Nur ein Marsweib 1959-00-00 ed. Leopold Voelker Ullstein (Ullstein Bücher #248) #248 DM 1.90 190 pb anth Herbert Neumann Checkmark
Le Meraviglie del possibile: Antologia della fantascienza 1959-11-10 ed. Sergio Solmi, Carlo Fruttero Einaudi   3,000 Lit xx+
554
hc anth Checkmark
Aspects of Science Fiction 1959-11-30 ed. G. D. Doherty John Murray   8/- 218 hc anth Checkmark
Enemies in Space 1962-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Digit Books #R577 2/6 159 pb anth Checkmark
The Diploids 1962-00-00 Katherine MacLean Avon #G1143 $0.50 192 pb coll Checkmark
Best SF 1962-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber     368 hc anth  
Best SF 1962-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   7/6 368 tp anth Checkmark
The Diploids 1962-00-00 Katherine MacLean Avon #G1143 C$0.50 192 pb coll Checkmark
Invaders of Earth 1962-09-00 ed. Groff Conklin Tempo Books #T6 $0.50 382 pb anth Checkmark
Best SF 1964-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   8/6 368 tp anth Checkmark
Best SF 1964-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber       hc anth  
De Beste SF 1964-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #694/695) #694/695 ƒ2.95 267 pb anth Dick Bruna Checkmark
Enemies in Space 1964-06-00 ed. Groff Conklin Digit Books #R883 2/6 158 pb anth Michel Checkmark
Invaders of Earth 1964-09-00 ed. Groff Conklin Tempo Books / Grosset & Dunlap #4706 $0.60 382 pb anth Checkmark
Aspects of Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. G. D. Doherty John Murray (The Albemarle Library for Schools #4) 0-7195-0322-1   218 hc anth Checkmark
Best SF 1969-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber     368 hc anth  
Invaders from Space 1972-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Hawthorn Books   $6.95 xi+
241
hc anth Angela Arnet Checkmark
Space Suits & Gumshoes 1972-00-00 ed. Richard Lunn Macmillan of Canada 0-7705-0887-1   275 tp anth Annalee Orr  
Best SF (revised edition) 1972-08-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber (Faber Paper Covered Editions) 0-571-09880-0 £0.70 215 tp anth Checkmark
Speculations 1973-00-00 ed. Thomas E. Sanders Glencoe Press   $6.95 xvii+
621
tp anth  
The Diploids 1973-00-00 Katherine MacLean Manor Books #95-228 $0.95 192 pb coll Checkmark
Sirius, #21 1978-03-05 ed. Borivoj JurkovićQuestion mark Vjesnik   10 din. 148 pb mag Checkmark
Science Fiction Stories 1979-10-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Octopus Books 0-7064-0999-X $5.98 350 hc anth Terry Oakes Checkmark
The Diploids 1981-05-00 Katherine MacLean Gregg Press 0-8398-2510-2 $13.95 200 hc coll  
Science Fiction Stories 1983-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Octopus Books 0-7064-0999-X   350 hc anth Checkmark
Aspects of Science Fiction 1984-00-00 ed. G. D. Doherty John Murray 0-7195-2215-3   218 pb anth Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #13 (1951) 1985-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #636) 0-88677-058-0 $3.50 xii+
337
pb anth Cesare Reggiani Checkmark
Science Fiction Stories 1986-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Octopus Books 0-7064-0999-X £2.50 350 hc anth  
Science Fiction Stories 1987-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Octopus Books 0-7064-0999-X £2.50 350 hc anth Terry Oakes Checkmark
Tales in Space 1998-02-00 ed. Peter Crowther Borealis / White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-867-9 $12.99 318 tp anth Kathleen Ryan Checkmark
The Diploids 2000-03-01 Katherine MacLean Wildside Press 1-58715-128-6 $15.00 196 tp coll  
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2000-07-28 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6 $47.00 xviii+
1166
tp anth Frank R. Paul  
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2003-00-00 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6   xviii+
1166
tp anth Frank R. Paul Checkmark
Tales of Science Fiction: Featuring X-Minus One 2004-06-00 ed. uncredited GreaTapes 1-878481-20-7 $14.95   audio cassette anth  
Tales of Science Fiction: Featuring X-Minus One 2004-09-00 ed. uncredited GreaTapes 1-878481-36-3 $16.95   audio CD anth  
The Campfire Collection: Thrilling, Chilling Tales of Alien Encounters 2005-06-00 ed. Gina Hyams Chronicle Books 0-8118-4514-1 $15.95 255 tp anth Checkmark
The Fourth Science Fiction Megapack: 25 Modern and Classic Science Fiction Stories 2012-05-23 ed. John Gregory Betancourt Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4881-1 $0.99 713 ebook anth diversepixel Checkmark
Worst Contact 2016-01-05 ed. Hank Davis Baen 978-1-4767-8098-6 $14.00 362 tp anth Stephen Hickman Checkmark
The 29th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack 2016-01-08 Katherine MacLean Wildside Press 978-1-4794-0798-9 $0.99   ebook coll  
Pictures Don't Lie 2016-02-13 Katherine MacLean Project Gutenberg #51193 $0.00   ebook chap  
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