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"He was a scrawny white kid with junkie eyes ..."

“He was a scrawny white kid with junkie eyes and no place for his hands, but he had the look.”

— “Night Ride,” by Charles Beaumont, Playboy Magazine, March 1957. 38 more words

Cult Movie Essentials: Night of the Eagle (1962)

Night of the Eagle is a 1962 British horror film directed by Sidney Hayers. The script by Charles Beaumont, Richard Matheson and George Baxt was based upon the 1943 Fritz Leiber novel… 341 more words

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Four Exciting Releases From Penguin Classics

While I’m a little late to the party on this one, Penguin Classics have announced four titles to be published in 2015 and they are must haves for any fan of horror or the weird. 1,054 more words

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Perchance to Dream (1958) by Charles Beaumont

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A very tired, worried man relates to a psychiatrist how he is afraid to sleep for fear of continuing a dream he is sure will end in his death. 14 more words

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Night Ride (1957) by Charles Beaumont

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Trumpet player learns the truth about the leader of his bluesy jazz band after they rocket to fame on the sad fingers of their new box man. 9 more words

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The New People (1958) by Charles Beaumont

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Good suburban nightmare as a man and wife, new to the neighborhood, discover the weird doings of their neighbors. One of Beaumont’s funnier jokes is the heart of this story.

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Twilight Zone Sn1 Ep9 "Perchance to Dream"

Original Airdate: November 27, 1959

I believe that an aspect of “Twilight Zone” that makes it such a powerful and strong storytelling device is that it isn’t tied down to a central narrative. 498 more words