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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Topps - 1978
Note: Thanks much to Neil Tring for the update!
Box: 36 packs of 7 cards + 1 sticker. Common sets (66): approx. 3.82 per box if collation were perfect. Sticker sets (11): approximately 3.27 per box. No. Title 1 Vanished Planes reappear in the desert! 2 Monitoring a UFO 3 UFOs disrupt telephone service 4 Neary's truck is engulfed in eerie lights! 5 Strange disturbances caused by the UFOs 6 Ear-splitting sounds from the saucer! 7 A confused Ronnie tries to comfort her children 8 Fear of the unknown grips Ronnie! 9 Jillian Guiler searches for her little boy 10 Returning home 11 Jillian at Devil's Tower 12 Highway encounter 13 It's like Halloween... for grown-ups! 14 Image of the Devil's Tower 15 Display of cosmic beauty 16 Jillian senses the approach of a UFO! 17 A frightened Jillian calls for help! 18 The aliens arrive 19 Unearthly light bathes Jillian's home! 20 The aliens seek a subject 21 Scout Ships arrive at Devil's Tower 22 Alien visitors at the door... 23 Aliens in the eyes of innocence 24 Jillian's child is kidnapped by the aliens. 25 Exciting new star Melinda Dillon 26 Teri Garr stars as Ronnie Neary 27 Jillian and the Devil's Tower 28 National Guard alert! 29 Closing off the area for the aliens' arrival 30 Speeding toward the Devil's Tower 31 Midnight trek 32 A contaminated area... or is it! 33 A masked Jillian pushes onward! 34 Melinda Dillon stars as Jillian Guiler 35 Climbing to the top of Devil's Tower! 36 Jillian hides from military 'copters! 37 Earth scientists await the aliens 38 Keep watching the skies... 39 A great event in the history of man begins. 40 The giant spacecraft dwarfs the Devil's Tower! 41 The mother ship appears! 42 Awesome spectacle of the mother ship! 43 Man stares in wonder at the giant spaceship! 44 The implanted image 45 The spacecraft prepares to land 46 Scientists gather around the mother ship 47 Fantastic underside of the giant starship! 48 Jillian and her son observe the incredible event! 49 Scientists of the world stare in wonder! 50 Releasing abducted humans from the past 51 The aliens appear! 52 Earthmen watch the strange, childlike aliens! 53 Aliens walk among the humans! 54 The bizarre but benevolent space visitors 55 The alien visitors! 56 Her son returned, Jillian watches the aliens in awe! 57 The alien leader materializes 58 Goodwill toward the people of Earth! 59 Friendship lies in the outer reaches of space! 60 Steven Spielberg, Director of "Close Encounters" 61 The landing--a moment of triumph and beauty 62 Small spaceships hail the aliens' arrival 63 The road to tomorrow 64 The mother ship releases smaller vehicles 65 Artist's conception of the mother ship 66 We are not alone!!! Stickers No. Image from Card # 1 59 2 27 3 63 4 62 5 66 6 61 7 64 8 65 9 22 10 45 (reversed) 11 48 Searchwords: jahoc, yr1978, mfrTopps, catMedia©1997-2000, 2007 Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!