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'Crashed' Plane On Vacant City Lot Is Nothing But A Movie's 'Prop" Jet (St. Louis Post-Dispatch/Aug 08/1980/US) By Juli Cragg
Old Bridge Used For Filming 'Escape' (Granite City Press-Record/Aug 28/1980/US)

Just For Variety (Daily Variety/Sep 25/1980/US) By Army Archard
'Escape' Gives Us Liberty (New York Times/Oct 04/1980/US) By Dan Yakir
'Escape From N.Y.' Has All-Night Finale At Statue Of Liberty (Daily Variety/Oct 15/1980/US) 
Carpenter, Hill Plan 'Clue' After N.Y. 'Escape' (The Hollywood Reporter/Oct 23/1980/US) By Sharon Lee Dobuler
On Location (The Hollywood Reporter/Oct 24/1980/US) By Robert Osborne
How Low Can You Go? (And Beyond) Anti-Hero (The Philadelphia Inquirer/Jul 05/1981/US) By Desmond Ryan
Where Manhattan Is A Jail: Step Into A City Of Fantasy (The Courier/Jul 17/1981/US) By Bob Thomas

Film Fear: Three Directors Darkly: John Carpenter (Prevue 43/Vol 2/Issue 3/Nov-Dec/1980/US)

High Adventures In The Future (Starlog/Issue 41/Dec/1980/US) By Steve Swires

Coming: Escape From New York (Cinefantastique/Vol 10/Issue 4/Apr/1981/US) By George Turner

Escape From New York (Rod Sterling's Twilight Zone/Vol 1/Issue 1/Apr/1981/US)

On The Set With 'Escape From New York' (Starlog/Issue 45/Apr/1981/US) By Sam Maronie

Escape From New York/
The Making Of Escape (Prevue 45/Vol 2/Issue 5/May/1981/US) By Ken Bruzenak

'Forbidden Planet' To 'Escape From New York' (Starlog/Issue 46/May/1981/US) By Sam Maronie

Escape From New York (Millimeter/Jun/1981/US) By Three Tylor

Escape From New York (International Photographer/Vol 53/Issue 7/Jul/1981/US)

A Snake's Progress (SoHo News/Vol 8/Issue 4/Jul 15-21/1981/US) By Seth Cagin

Starlog Interview: John Carpenter (Starlog/Issue 48/Jul/1981/US) By Steve Swires

Escape From New York (Marquee/Vol 1/Issue 1/Aug/1981/US) By Larry Lankford

Escape From New York (Movie News/Vol 17/Issue 4/Aug-Sep/1981/AU)

Interview: Kurt Russell (Rona Barrett's Hollywood/Vol 12/Issue 11/Aug/1981/US) By Arthur Stern

A Starburst Interview With John Carpenter Part 1
(Starburst/36/Vol 3/Issue 12/Aug/1981/UK) By Tony Crawley

The Official Poster Magazine Of The Movie (Starburst Poster Magazine/Vol 1/Issue 2/1981/UK) (Biographies of the stars, special effects secrets and behind the scenes pictures and a 24 x 35 poster) Text By Phil Edwards

The Stars Of
'Escape From New York' Kurt Russell & Adrienne Barbeau (Starlog/Issue 49/Aug/1981/US) By Steve Swires

One-Eyed Snake (US/Issue 112/Aug 04/1981/US) By Dan Yakir

John Carpenter's Escape From New York (Chillers/Vol 2/Issue 9/Sep/1981/US)

Kurt Russell Rides A New Wave In 'Escape' Film (Circus Magazine/Issue 259/Sep 30/1981/US) By Richard Hogan

Escape From New York (Continental Film and Video Review/347/Vol 26/Issue 11/Sep/1981/UK)

Panatar Lenses And Computerized Fire Effects In Escape From New York (Filmmakers/Vol 14/Issue 13/Sep/1981/US) By Donald Chase

A Starburst Interview With John Carpenter Part 2 (Starburst/37/Vol 4/Issue 1/Sep/1981/UK) By Tony Crawley

Escape From New York (Films Illustrated/Vol 11/Issue 121/Oct/1981/UK)

Escape From New York (Fantastic Films/Issue 26/Nov/1981/US) By Blake Mitchell & Jim Ferguson

Escape From New York (Future Life/Issue 30/Nov/1981/US) By Ed Naha

Escape From New York (Miriad/Issue 5/Autumn/1981/US) By Kevin Davies

John Carpenter And His Escape From New York (Cinema Odyssey/Vol 1/Issue 1/US) By C.J. Henderson

Escape From New York/Nick Castle/Debra Hill/Kurt Russell/Donald Pleasence/Harry Dean Stanton/Ernest Borgnine/
Sur Le Tournage De Escape From New York (L'Ecran Fantastique/Issue 17/1981/FR) By Jean-Marc & Randy Lofficier

Escape From New York - The Big Depth Profile! By Nazir A. Ali/Soundtracking On E.F.N.Y. By Jason Sidwell (The John Carpenter File!/Issue 5/1988/UK) (Fanzine)

Filming The Original
(Cinefantastique/Vol 28/Issue 2/Sep/1996/US) By Michael Beeler

Hideo Kojima At The Movies: Escape From New York (Official Playstation 2 Magazine: 05/12/2002) By Hideo Kojima
Interview John Carpenter On The Tools Of His Trade (PDF) (Barnes & Nobel: Dec/2003)
Scene Anatomy 101: Escape From New York (PDF) ( Jun/2007) By George H. Sirois
John Carpenter Tribute At The Aero Theater: 'Escape From New York' & 'Escape From L.A.' (PDF)
(Associated Content: Jun/2008) By Ben Kenber
KGW Chat, Kim Gottlieb-Walker Interview
(PDF) (I Heard You Were Dead: Snake Plissken fan site) (Jul/2008) By Kim August
Survival Of The Streets - Snake Plissken, The Cro-Mags, And The Persistence Of Megatoilet Nostalgia (PDF)
(Vice: 2009) By Sam McPheeters
A Snake In The Grass: Escape From New York Noir Fusion (Sinamatic salve-ation: 18/02/2011) By Sinaphile
Barbeau Talks 'Escape From New York' (PDF) (Timesonline: 04/11/2011) By Scott Tady
VFX Veteran John Wash Details His Early Computer Animation Work On Halloween III And Beyond
John Carpenter And Kurt Russell Reunited - Exclusive: On The Thing, Snake And More (Empire Online: 26/05/2013) By Chris Hewitt
Kurt Russell Talks About Shooting Escape From New York At The EW CapeTown Film Fest; Plus His Thoughts On The Remake
(Collider: 05/05/2013) By
Michelle Carlbert
John Carpenter Talks About 'Escape From New York' Then And Now (The Wall Street Journal: 14/07/2013) By Bruce Bennett
Left-Wing Fantasy 'Escape From New York' Turned Out To Be So, So Wrong About Everything
(New York Post: 24/03/2016) By Kyle Smith
"Snake Doesn't Want To Hang Out With You." (SnakePlissken.De: 08/06/2016) By Alexander
B├╝ttner & Kai-Oliver Derks

Unpublished Articles

Escape From New York Interview With Kurt Russell (PDF) (Starburst/Unknown Year/UK) By Whitney Scott Bain