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The Boogeyman
Children of the Corn
Graveyard Shift
Gray Matter
I am the Doorway
I Know What You Need
Jerusalem's Lot
The Last Rung on the Ladder
The Lawnmower Man
The Ledge
The Man Who Loved Flowers
The Mangler
Night Surf
One for the Road
Quitters,Inc
Sometimes They Come Back
Strawberry Spring
Trucks
The Woman in the room

Published: Doubleday, 1978


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Battleground

Description: John works for the Organization, for a minimum of $10,000 per job, and only twice a year, but he was always reliable. After killing Hans Morris, owner of a toy company, he receives a strange box that had stenciled on the front in white letters: G.I. JOE VIETNAM FOOTLOCKER, 20 Infantrymen, 10 Helicopters, 2 BAR Men, 2 Bazooka Men, 2 Medics, 4 Jeeps.

He soon finds that he is being attacked by an army - but the problem is that the army soldiers are only 1.5 inches high, and they know how to fight.

There is a special addition to this box of soldiers - a Scale-Model Thermonuclear Weapon, and these soldiers are not afraid of dying.

Characters:

?, Ralph Walking past with his girlfriend when John Renshaw's apartment exploded.
Bates, Calvin Hired John Renshaw to kill Hans Morris for the Organization.
Morris, Hans Owner of Morris Toy Company in Miami. Killed by John Renshaw
Morris, Mrs Wife of Hans. Sent the soldiers to Renshaw in a box sent from Miami on April 15th.
Renshaw, John Hired hitman attacked by the mini-soldiers. Known as the Human Hawk
Soldiers, The 1.5 inch high soldiers with a blast of a secret.


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The Boogeyman

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Description: Lester Billings speaks to his psychiatrist about the Boogeyman that is killing all his children. Their first child Denny, was afraid of the dark in his own room - a room in which the closet door kept creeping open.

After Denny's reported Crib Death, they move their second child, Shirley out of their room and into her own room - Denny's old room. She too becomes a victim of the Boogeyman, although the official explanation is Brain Convulsions causing her to swallow her tongue.

By now Lester has pretty good ideas of the cause, but their third child becomes a victim too. Lester soon finds out that this doctor has a lot to hide... Like the face of the boogeyman behind a mask of the doctors face!

Characters:

?, Ann Grandmother of Lester Billings
Billings, Andrew Lester Son of Lester. Looked like his father. Died of a fall from his cot
Billings, Denny Son of Lester. Died in 1967 of crib death
Billings, Lester Spoke to Dr Harper about the Boogeyman that was killing all his children. After his marriage in 1965 to Rita, all 3 of their children die.
Billings, Rita Wife of Lester
Billings, Shirley Daughter of Lester. Died in 1971 of brain convulsions causing her to swallow her tongue
Frankenstein Monster mentioned by Lester Billings
Harper, Dr. Psychiatrist that Lester spoke to about the Boogeyman. Turned out to be the Boogeyman
Hucklebury Hound Mentioned in passing
Ingles, Graham Cartoonist from "Tales from the Crypt" books read as a child by Lester Billings
Mickey Mouse Mentioned in passing
Mummy Monster mentioned by Lester Billings
Napoleon Mentioned in passing
The Boogeyman Lived in the closet and killed the Billings children
Vickers, ? Nurse in Dr Harpers surgery that tool Lester Billing's details
Wolfman Monster mentioned by Lester Billings


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Children of the Corn

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Description: In the depressing town of Gatlin, Nebraska the corn is growing extremely well. Burt and Vicki, a couple having marriage problems, stumble into the town in late July 1976 after hitting a dying boy in their car. They find the town of 4531 people deserted, except for a few small children. Tempted to go on to the next town of Grand Island, they stay to investigate to odd things like the 12 year old calendar on the wall, fuel prices they have not seen for years...

They try to find out the secret behind this corn, the lists of names in the book who all seem to die at age 19 and the mysterious lack of adults in the town, and He Who Walks Behind The Rows gives them a helping hand!

Characters:

?, David Was the 'seer' but died at 19.
?, Isaac The current 'Seer' in Gatlin when Burt and Vicki Robeson enter the town. Born about 1967, and is 9 years old.
Boardman, Craig In Gatlin. See Malachi Boardman
Boardman, Malachi Taken name of Craig Boardman. Born August 15, 1957
Clawson, Ruth Taken name of Sandra Clawson. Pregnant to Malachi Boardmann. Born April 30, 1961
Clawson, Sandra In Gatlin. See Ruth Clawson
Deigan, Amos Taken name of Richard Deigan. Born September 4, 1945. Died September 4, 1964
Deigan, Richard Died at 19 in Gatlin. See Amos Deigan
Gilman, Clayton Taken name of Job Gilman. Born September 6, 1964. The last to be listed with a second name in the books in the church.
Gilman, Job In Gatlin. See Clayton Gilman
Grace, ? 2 Sisters that went to Revival meetings when Vicki Robeson was a child. They wore tinfoil halo's.
Greenlaw, Adam The first male child born in Gatlin after the sacrifice. Born July 11, 1965
He Who Walks Behind the Rows Evil being that helps the corn grow when given sacrifices
Hollis, Edward Died at 19 in Gatlin. See Yemen Hollis
Hollis, Yemen Taken name of Edward Hollis. Born January 5, 1946. Died January 5, 1965
Hortense, Baby 8 year old singer at the revival meetings Vicki Robeson went to as a child.
Kennedy, John F President mentioned in passing.
Kirk, George Died at 19 in Gatlin. See Zepeniah Kirk
Kirk, Zepeniah Taken name of George Kirk. Born October 14, 1945. Died October 14, 1964
Owens, Buck On the radio station listened to by Burt Robeson as they entered Gatlin
Renfrew, Isaac Taken Name of William Renfrew. Born September 19, 1945. Died September 19, 1964
Renfrew, William Died at 19 in Gatlin. See Isaac Renfrew
Richardson, Henry In Gatlin. See Moses Richardson
Richardson, Moses Taken name of Henry Richardson. Born July 29, 1957
Robeson, Burt Husband of Vicki. Their marriage was having problems. Ran over the boy outside Gatlin, and were taken by the Children of the Corn and sacrificed to He who walks behind the rows. He did a tour of Vietnam as a medical orderly.
Robeson, Mrs Mother of Burt.
Robeson, Vicky Wife of Burt. Taken by the Children of the Corn and sacrificed to He who walks behind the rows. An Ex-Prom Queen.
Stampnell, Rudy 10 year old faith healer Vicki Robeson saw as a child.
Staunton, Norman 7 year old revival preacher Vicki Robeson saw as a child.
Stigman, Donna Died at 19 in Gatlin. See Rachel Stigman
Stigman, Rachel Taken name of Donna Stigman. Born June 21, 1957. Died June 21, 1976
Taylor, Elizabeth Mentioned on a sign in Gatlin as being in Cleopatra.
Tobin, Eve In Gatlin. First female child born after sacrifice. She was born June 16, 1965
Wells, Mary Taken name of Roberta Wells. Born November 12, 1945. Died November 12, 1964
Wells, Roberta Died at 19 in Gatlin. See Mary Wells
Wynette, Tammy On the radio station listened to by Burt Robeson as they entered Gatlin


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Graveyard Shift

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Description: Gates Falls Mill was built back in 1897, and uses it's basement as a junk storage area. Management decides to have a cleanup of the basement one Fourth of July weekend, and it's full of rats.

The crew starts cleaning, and find some of the rats are as large as small puppies, and they bite. As they clean, they find a trapdoor, bolted closed from BELOW, leading to an even deeper basement dating back to 1841. 3 of the men enter only to find the rats upstairs are small and docile compared to the surprises that are waiting down here!

Characters:

?, Tony On cleanup crew
Brochu, Charlie On cleanup crew. He saw Ray Upson get bitten by a large rat.
Brogan, ? On cleanup crew. He was in the second crew to go down into the sub-basement
Carmichael, ? On cleanup crew. He was in the second crew to go down into the sub-basement
Dangerfield, ? On cleanup crew. Bitten by Rat and had to go home.
Hall, ? On cleanup crew. He was the picker machine operator on the Graveyard shift. He was in the first group to go down into the sub-basement, and was killed there.
Ippeston,Cy On cleanup crew. He threatened to go home, but was told he would be sacked. He was in the second group to go down to the sub-basement.
Nedeau, ? On cleanup crew. He was in the second group to go down to the sub-basement.
Stevenson, ? On cleanup crew
The Rats They inhabit the mill, and larger ones are in the basement. The Rats in the sub-basement are up to 3 feet high, blind, and only have front legs.
Upson, Ray On cleanup crew. Bitten by Rat and had to go home.
Varney, Elias Name on a box in the sub-basement dating back to 1841
Warwick, ? Foreman on the Graveyard shift. He was in the first group to go down into the sub-basement, and was killed there.
Wisconsky, Harry Fed work to Hall. Fat.


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Gray Matter

Book Errors
Description: A man drinks a bad beer in a small town near Bangor, Maine. He starts to change, and in the end, not even his friends know him.

He slowly turns into a blob of smelly gray jelly, getting his son to buy him beer at the local store, and eating dead, decaying animals. He is getting bigger all the time, and there are 2 missing girls and a missing wino in the local area as well.

When some of his friends come to deliver the beer, they see that he is dividing into 2, like some simple forms of life, but this one is a bit higher up the food chain and is after them!

Characters:

?, Eddie 70 year old blind man. Steals bread from the nite-owl store. The bread is actually paid for by Henry Parmalee.
Connors, Bertie In the nite-owl store
Gaiteau, ? Landlord of Richie Grenadine
Grenadine, Richie Father of Timmie. He was hurt in a sawmill accident and off on workers compensation. Drinks a bad Golden Light beer and turns into something like jelly... with an attitude.
Grenadine, Timmy Son of Richie. He went to the Nite-Owl 24 hour store to ask for help with his father
Haldeman, Frankie Friend of George Kelso that spoke to him about the large spider in Derry Sewer.
Kelso, George Worked for the Bangor Public Works department. Quit after seeing something strange in the sewer. It was described as a large spider. This is similar to Pennywise. He died 2 years later.
Littlefield, Carl In the nite-own store. Has bad arthritis
Parmalee, Henry Owner of the Nite-owl store - only 24 hour store in the area. He spoke to Timmy Grenadine about his father, then went to investigate. He was possibly eaten by Richie Grenadine
Parmalee, Mrs. Wife of Henry
Pelham, Bill In the Nite-Owl store. Has a bad right arm
Rex Dog of Narrator. Died under the house.
The Narrator In the Nite-Owl store. Went to see the weird Richie Grenadine
Westphail, Dr. Local doctor.


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I am the Doorway

Description: Arthur was a deep space astronaut on project Zeus, and was infected by a strange bug during a mission to Venus. On his return to earth, he was seriously injured when the parachutes failed. Arthur lost the use of his legs, while his partner, Cory, was killed. He retired to peaceful Key Caroline.

Arthur's fingers began to hurt, and before he realised it, his fingers had eyes - literally. The eyes began to control him, making him kill a young local boy, and cause the death of his good friend Richard. Panicking, he destroys the new eyes by burning his hands off.

That was 7 years ago, and now he lives with hooks for hands, but there is a new problem - 12 eyes in a perfect circle on his chest!

Characters:

?, Arthur Partner of Cory in a mission to Venus. Lost use of legs in accident on re-entry when chute failed. Was infected by an unknown virus that caused eyes to grow on his fingers, then his chest. Killed a local boy and told Richard about it.
?, Cory Partner of Arthur in the trip to Venus. Killed in the re-entry accident
?, Richard Friend of Arthur. Killed by lightning bolt while running from Arthur. Retired real estate agent that creates driftwood statues and sells them to tourists.
Anders, ? Orbited the moon in 1968 with Borman and Lovell
Ballanger, Dr. Doctor who was taking Dr Flanders patients while he was on holidays
Borman, ? Orbited moon in 1968 with Anders and Lovell
Creswell, ? Navy Investigator who checks up on Richard each year.
Davis, John His orbiting observatory was holed by a meteor
Flanders, Dr. Doctor of Arthur that was on a fishing cruise when Arthur wanted to see him.
Harrington, Maud Friend of Richard. He spoke to her about a missing boy on Key Caroline
Jacks, ? Landed on Mars in 1979 with Markan
Lederer, ? Died on second last Apollo mission when he was left orbiting the sun with Pederson
Lovell, ? Orbited moon in 1968 with Anders and Borman
Lovinger, Don Project Zeus 'whiz kid'
Markhan, ? First on Mars in 1979 with Jacks.
Pedersen, ? Died on second last Apollo mission when he was left orbiting the sun with Lederer


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I Know What You Need

Description: Elizabeth Rogan meets a nice young man called Edward Jackson Hamner Jr and almost instantly is taken by his similar likes and dislikes to herself. They hit it off almost at once, but his romantic interests are quenched by Tony Lombard - Elizabeth's boyfriend.

Tony is tragically killed when a red Fiat looses its brakes approaching the road works where Tony is working. Investigations show that the brake lines are melted through, and the cause is purely accidental in nature. Edward becomes more important in Elizabeth's life. But her friend Alice doubts his motives are good.

Edward actually went to school with Elizabeth back in first Grade, and has used Voodoo to influence her, and those around her, to ensure his success with Elizabeth. Alice succeeds in convincing Elizabeth that there is something odd, and she finds the Voodoo instruments!

Characters:

?, Alice Roommate and good friend of Elizabeth Rogan. She did some investigation into Edward Hamner, and confronts Elizabeth with the results.
Ackerman, Sandra Roommate of Elizabeth Rogan once Alice left
Branner, ? Uni Professor that teaches Sociology.
D'Antonio, Shirley Worked at the Pines Restaurant
Diamond, Neil Singer listened to by Alice.
Hamner, Ed, Sr. Father of Edward Jr. Compulsive gambler that used to loose until he started taking Edward Jr along. He had an arm and leg broken by loan sharks. Moved from New York to Bridgeport.
Hamner, Edward Jackson, Jr. Friend of Elizabeth Rogan. He used Voodoo to influence Elizabeth Rogan and kill Tony Lombard. he went to PS 119 in Bridgeport and was in 1st grade with Elizabeth.
Hamner, Mrs. Wife of Edward Sr. Claimed that her son was the Devils Henchman. She was placed in mental institutions when she tried to kill Edward with a pair of scissors in 1964.
Kilmer, Danny Worked with Tony Lombard. Told Elizabeth Rogan about Tony's death
Lombard, Tony Boyfriend of Elizabeth Rogan. Died when a car lost it's brakes and hit him on Route 16
Rogan, ? (Deedee) Elizabeth Rogan's mother.
Rogan, Elizabeth While studying for the finals, she meets the mysterious Edward Hammer Jr. He seemed to be able to give her everything she wanted, especially after the death of her boyfriend Tony Lombard. She is good friends and roommate of Alice, and finds the Voodoo stuff of Edwards.
Washington, George President mentioned in passing


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Jerusalem's Lot

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Description: Charles Boone moves into Chapelwaite built in 1782, a house near Jerusalem's Lot in 1850 which is only 3 Miles North of Falmouth, 9 miles North of Portland and near the town of Preachers Corner. He is supposedly the last of the Boone linage, and Chapelwaite holds many family secrets, not all of them good. In fact not any of them are good!


The house has a strange pull and he is drawn to the strange deserted town of Jerusalems Lot, only to find that there is more there than meets the eye. The town's entire population disappeared on the 31st of October 1789. A strange book in the church holds many of the answers, but it is evil and should be destroyed, which Charles manages to do, at the cost of his own life, for as long as a Boone lives, Chapelwaite and Jerusalems Lot are dangerous.

And now in 1971 another Boone descendent has moved back in, and it is starting all over again!

Characters:

?, Richard (Dick) Friend of Charles Boone, worked for the Liberator
Bigelow, Mr. Historian that Charles Boone met at Mr Clary's fundraiser. He was asked about Jerusalems Lot.
Boon, James Leader of a religious group in 1710 and the Keeper of the Worm in Jerusalems Lot. Ancestor of the Boone family, and possibly the father of Kenneth
Boone, Charles Moved into Chapelwaite in 1850. The storyteller who eventually died of suicide after burning the book in the church in Jerusalems Lot.
Boone, Henry Uncle of Charles. Husband of Judith
Boone, James Robert Last of the Boone family line, and now living in Chapelwaite in 1971. Second cousin, 3 times removed of Charles Boone.
Boone, Judith Wife of Henry Boone.
Boone, Kenneth Great Grandfather of Charles. Father of Robert and Phillip. Wealthy from the fur trade. Died 1763.
Boone, Marcella Daughter of Randolph Boone. Died on the cellar stairs in Chapelwaite.
Boone, Phillip Brother of Robert Boone. Joined James Boon's church 1 September 1789. Had a falling out with his brother in 1788 over stolen papers, and disappeared along with everyone in Jerusalems Lot 31st of October 1789
Boone, Randolph Father of Stephen and Marcella Boone. He committed suicide in the cellar by hanging, just after his daughter died.
Boone, Robert Grandfather of Charles Boone. Brother of Phillip. Had a big fight in 1789 over stolen goods.
Boone, Sarah Wife of Charles Boone. Died before Charles moved into Chapelwaite
Boone, Stephen Cousin of Charles Boone. Fell to death from Chapelwaite. Son of Randolph.
Brockett, Clifton Found a section of land dead and pressed down near Chapelwaite
Brown, Barbara Gave birth to a child with no eyes in Preachers Corners.
Calhoun, Mr. Friend of Charles Boone
Clary, Mr. Had a fundraising Dinner
Cloris, Mr. Supervisor of girls cleaning Chapelwaite, and told Charles Boone a lot of Chapelwaite's history
de Gourdge Wrote the "Demon Dwellings" book that was placed in Jerusalems Lot.
Frawley, ? Blacksmith in Preachers Corners in 1789
Goodfellow, Henry Friend of Robert Boone from Boston. Mentioned in diary. He appears to be some sort of book dealer in Johns & Goodfellow
Granson, Everett (Bones) Friend of Charles Boone in Florida.
Granson, Mrs. Wife of Bones
Hanson, ? Friend of Charles Boone in England
Johns, ? He appears to be some sort of book dealer in Johns & Goodfellow
McCann, Calvin Lived with Charles Boone in Chapelwaite. he found a map of Jerusalems Lot, and was eventually killed there, and presumed to be murdered by Charles Boone
Petty, John Contacted Stephen Boone
Radcliffe, Mrs Possibly a romance writer
Randall, Goody Seen signs in the sky of a disaster
The Worm Eyeless creature of evil
Thompson, Mr. Owner of 400 acres in Portland. Sells wood to people in the area, including Chapelwaite.
Thompson, Mrs. Wife of Mr Thompson
Yogsoggoth The nameless one. Another name for the Worm


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The Last Rung on the Ladder

Description: Larry lived in Hemingford Home, Nebraska, and saved his young sisters life by piling hay under her while she hung on to the top rung of a broken ladder. When she fell, she landed in the hay, breaking her fall.
Kitty had 2 failed marriages, and had lost close contact with her brother and shortly after sending Larry a postcard with a short note she committed suicide by jumping off a building in L.A.

Characters:

?, Helen Wife of Larry. Divorced in 1971
?, Katrina (Kitty) Sister of Larry. She climbed a ladder and it broke while she was hanging on to the top rung when she was 8. She had 2 failed marriages, and jumped from the top story of an Insurance Building in Los Angeles after sending Larry a letter
?, Larry Saved his sister from dying when she fell from the last ring of a ladder in a hayloft by putting hay below her to break the fall. He was 10 years old at the time. He later received a letter from her written just before she died
Eisenhower, Dwight D. President mentioned in passing
Pederson, Dr. Set Katrina's ankle when she broke it falling from the ladder in the barn. A GP From Columbia City that drove a Desoto


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The Lawnmower Man

Common TiesMovies
Description: Harold Parkette decided to sell his lawnmower after a tragic accident where one neighbors dog chases another neighbors cat under the running mower.

The lawns begin to get quite high, so Harold decided to hire in a contractor called "Pastoral Greenery and Outdoor Services" to mow his lawns. They arrive soon, but they have an interesting way of mowing - the mower runs automatically while the lawnmower man crawls along behind eating up all the cut grass.

Harold calls the police, but the lawnmower man decided that there is time for a quick trim of Harold as well.

Characters:

?, Phil Owner of Sonoco where Harold sold his mower for a new tyre and a tank full of fuel.
?, Sonny Bartender at the Goldfish Bowl bar
Castonmeyer, Jack Neighbour of Harold Parkette. Their dog chased the Smith's cat under Harold's lawnmower. A Democrat
Cooley, ? Police Patrolman at scene of Harold's death
Drago, Dick Baseball player mentioned in passing

Goodwin, ? Police Lieutenant at scene of Harold's death
Hall, ? Police Sergeant that Harold called about the naked lawnmower man in his yard.
Pan The boss of the lawn mowing business called "Pastoral Greenery and Outdoor Services"
Parkette, Alicia Daughter of Harold
Parkette, Carla Wife of Harold
Parkette, Harold Got his lawns mowed by "Pastoral Greenery and Outdoor Services", but when he rang the police, the Lawnmower Man came after him with the running lawnmower - and lost more than he expected.
Smith, Don Neighbour of the Parkette's. A Democrat
Smith, Jenny 4 year old daughter of Don. Hid in Harold's long grass
Smith, Mrs Owner of the cat that was killed by Harold's mower. Wife of Don and mother of Jenny.
The Lawnmower Man An employee of "Pastoral Greenery and Outdoor Services". He used a strange lawnmower and crawled around after the mower eating all the grass clippings.
The Mole Run over by the lawnmower man's mower, and eaten by the lawnmower man while mowing Harold Parkette's grass.
Yastrzemski, ? Baseball player mentioned in passing


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The Ledge

Common TiesMovies
Description: Stan Norris is a burnt out Tennis Pro who is in love with Marcia Cresner. One slight problem with their love is Marcia's husband - an Organization Overlord who does not like the idea of his wife having an affair.

Stan is placed in a precarious situation - walk around the 5 inch wide ledge on the top floor of a 34 story building and go free, or go to jail for drug offenses. What makes it hard is that Cressner does NOT want him to succeed.

Well he does, and gets the upper hand on Cressner, and then makes Cressner walk around the ledge. Cressner said he's never welshed on a bet, but Norris has been known to.

Characters:

?, Tony Worked for Cressner. He was hit in the nose with a gun by Stan Norris
Cressner, ? Man who bet Stan Norris that he could not walk around the ledge of the building. He was an "Organization Overlord" and the husband of Marcia. He tried
Cressner, Marcia Lover of Stan. She was killed by her husband trying to get away. She took Tennis lessons from Stan Norris.
Hatton, Rondo Mentioned in passing
Norris, Stan Ex Tennis Pro that had to walk around the Ledge of a building or go to jail. Lover of Marcia Cressner. He chooses to walk around the ledge, makes it, then gets Tony's gun and makes Cressner walk around the ledge.
The Pigeon A Pigeon attacked Stan while he was walking around the ledge.


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The Man Who Loved Flowers

Description: A man who seems to be in love buys flowers for what people think is his girlfriend. People all around see his dreamy look and agreeable personality. But he has a dark secret - he is the Hammer Murderer that has killed 6 women.

Characters:

?, Norma Friend of the Man who loves flowers. Died 10 years ago.
Kennedy, John F President mentioned in passing
The Hammer Murderer Murdered 6 women. He was the man who loves flowers.
The Man Who Loved Flowers Man who seems nice to all that see him, but is actually the Hammer Murderer. Bought flowers for Norma, but she is really dead. He thinks women are Norma, but when he realises they are not, he kills them.


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The Mangler

Common TiesMovies
Description: A Hadley-Watson Model-6 Speed Ironer and Folder, nicknamed the Mangler tried to fold an employee at the Blue Ribbon Laundry - with interesting and deadly results. Repeated inspections found nothing wrong with the machine.

It is soon discovered that the machine is haunted thanks to a few freak accidents including the blood of a virgin and some Hand of Glory. Soon the single death was not the only accident - more people are injured in other accidents, and finally Mark Jackson and John Hutton decide to rid the machine of the demon - but the machine has other ideas.

Characters:

?, Essie Worked at the Blue Ribbon Laundry. Got her dress caught in the drive chains
Baal Demon that was mentioned as one that may inhabit the Mangler
Bubastis Demon that was mentioned as one that may inhabit the Mangler
Cherinikov, Mrs. In hospital next to Annette Gillian
Diment, Herb Blue Ribbon Laundry repairman. Maintains the Mangler. Cut off George Stanners arm when it was caught in the Mangler
Frawley, Adelle Killed by the Mangler when she was dragged through the machine
Frazier, James George Wrote "Golden Boughs" book about Magic and religion.
Gartley, Bill Owner of the Blue Ribbon Laundry. Uncle of Sherry Ouelette
Gillian, Andy Son of Annette
Gillian, Annette Burnt by steam in the laundry in the second mangler accident. She had second degree burns. Mother of Andy.
Hunton, John Police Officer that investigated the Mangler accident. He threw up when he seen the accident scene for the first time in his 14 year career
Hunton, Patty 3 year old daughter of John
Hunton, Sandra Wife of John
Jackson, Mark English Professor friend of John Hutton. He suggested the mangler was haunted, and was killed trying to drive the beast from the machine.
Jason, Ginny Burnt by steam in the laundry in the second of the Mangler accidents.
Keene, Alberta Worked in the Laundry. Tried to shut the Mangler down when Adelle Frawley was dragged through the Mangler.
Martin, Mrs. Wife of Roger
Martin, Roger One of the investigators that looked at the Mangler and found nothing wrong each time.
Milton, ? Author read by Mark Jackson
Ouelette, Sherry Niece of Bill Gartley, Cut her hand on the Mangler clamp. A virgin, and it was her accident that started the rest of the Mangler accidents
Pan Demon that was mentioned as one that may inhabit the Mangler
Satan Demon that was mentioned as one that may inhabit the Mangler
Stanner, George Laundry Foreman. Caught his arm in the Mangler.
The Mangler A Hadley-Watson Model-6 Speed Ironer and Folder that begins to kill people after ingesting the blood of a virgin and belladonna, known in some countries as the hand of glory.


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Night Surf

Common Ties
Description: A group of people are survivors of "A6" more commonly known as the Captain Tripps flu. They live on the beach near Portland, and are slowly dying.
At first they thought that because they have had Honk Kong flu, they were immune, but when some of them who had had the Hong Kong flu begin to have symptoms of A6, they realise that they may all die soon. Listening to WKDM in Portsmouth, and other radio stations, they hear of others that have died.

This is a very strange story in that there is no hope shown by any of the survivors, just that they live for today.

Characters:

?, Bernie Survivor of the flu. The storyteller, and sort of boyfriend of Susie
?, Bobby On the radio station. He was filling in for Fred, who has developed the Flu.
?, Corey Owner of a large, but loud radio
?, Fred Supposed to be on the radio, but has the flu and is dying
?, Joan Survivor of the flu. Girlfriend of Kelly
?, Kelly Survivor of the flu. Boyfriend of Joan
?, Maureen Girlfriend of Bernie before she died of the flu
?, Susie Survivor of the flu. Fat girlfriend of Bernie.
Como, Perry His song was on the radio station
Dean, James Actor mentioned in passing
Needles Survivor of the flu from Portland, but has early flu signs
Ray, Johnny His song was on the radio station
Sackheim, Alvin Died of the flu. Bernie and his friends found him in his Lincoln car. He was delirious and thought Susie was his grandmother. The group burnt him alive.


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One for the Road

Description: Gerard Lumley comes stumbling into Tookey's bar in Falmouth on January 10th, near Jerusalem's Lot with a tragic tale. His wife and daughter are stuck in a car in the snow outside the Salems Lot turnoff.
Strange things happen in the Lot, even after the fire that destroyed the place 2 years ago and drove everyone away. It started near the old Marsden house, and even today odd things still happen at Harmony Hill Cemetery.

Booth and Herb decide to help him, but not before they take a bible and a cross in case they meet any of the Lot's people. They arrive at the car, only to find the 2 women missing. Gerard frantically searches for them, but the locals know better, and what he finds is not his wife, but an evil creature.

Be warned, that Salems Lot is an evil place, and there's a little girl somewhere out there. And I think she's still waiting for her good-night kiss.

Characters:

?, Booth The Storyteller, in Tookey's Bar. He helped to find the Lumley family but was too late. Suffered from arthritis.
?, Victoria Wife of Booth. Died in 1973
Henry, Lamont In Tookey's Bar when Richie Messina disappeared
Larribee, Billy Ran the town Snowplough in Falmouth, and owned a gas station in Falmouth Centre.
Lumley, Francie Daughter of Gerard. Became a vampire. 7 Years old.
Lumley, Gerard Husband of Janey. Walked 6 miles after crashing into a snow drift near Salems Lot on his way to Cumberland from New Jersey. he went back to find them only to see his wife was a Vampire.
Lumley, Janey Wife of Gerard. Became a Vampire.
Messina, Mrs. Wife of Richie. Moved to Rhode Island after her husband left
Messina, Richie Truck Driver that said Salems Lot was full of wild dogs, so he left for there and was never seen again.
Tooklander, Herb Owner of Tookey's Bar in Falmouth. Went to help find the Lumley family. Died of a heart attack later
Tooklander, Mrs Wife of Herb. Died in 1974
Wilson, Woodrow President mentioned in passing


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Quitters,Inc

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Description: Smoking is a hard habit to kick. Richard Morrison knows that all to well, and his friend Jimmy McCann tells him about a great group that will help him quit - Quitters Inc.

Richard makes one slip, and is caught, but never smokes again, you see, they have an interesting way of getting you to quit using the power of Love. First time you smoke, they apply a high voltage to your wife, second time you get it, the third you both do, fourth time your son is worked over... Things get more serious each time you smoke, right up to the 10th time when you die of lead poisoning - from a bullet to the head!

Also, if you gain weight your wife will have her little finger cut off, as Jimmy's wife Sharon, has found out!

Characters:

?, Henry Bartender?
Cooke, Sam Singer that Richard Morrison liked.
Crager, Bobby Boss of Jim McCann
Donatti, Victor In charge of Richard Morrison's giving up smoking
Junk Worked with Vic Donatti when Lucinda Morrison was put in the Rabbit Room and given a 30 second charge.
McCann, Jimmy Gave up smoking and referred Richard Morrison to Quitters Inc. Works for Crager and Barton as an executive Vice President.
McCann, Mr. Father of Jimmy. Died of Heart attack
McCann, Sharon Wife of Jimmy. She is missing the little finger off her left hand
Minelli, Mort (Three Fingers) Started Quitters Inc. He used to smoke 3 packets a day until he died of lung cancer.
Morrison, Alvin Dawes Retarded son of Richard that attends Patterson Special School for Handicapped Children in New Jersey. Has an IQ of 46
Morrison, Lucinda Wife of Richard. Married name of Lucinda Ramsey
Morrison, Richard Tried Quitters to give up Smoking and it worked. Worked for Crager and Barton before joining the Morton Agency. Husband of Lucinda
Ramsey, Lucinda Maiden name of Lucinda Morrison


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Sometimes They Come Back

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Description: Four boys murdered Jim Norman's older brother in about 1957. Now in 1972 Jim is a schoolteacher, and three of them turn up in his class, but they do not seem to have aged a day! The three boys died six months after the murder of Wayne Norman, but here they are, recently transferred from Milford High, but there is no high school there, but there is a Cemetery.

Jim's wife Sally dies in mysterious circumstances, and Jim confronts them, but not until he sets a trap that will ensure the boys die for good this time.

Characters:

Corey, Mrs. Mother of Vincent
Corey, Vincent 3rd boy to transfer to Jim Norman's Living with Literature class. Blond boy who murdered his older brother by stabbing him with a switchblade
Denkinger, Gary Step father of Chip Osway
Fenton, ? Principal of Harold Davis High
Garcia, David 2nd boy to transfer to Jim Norman's Living with Literature class. Murdered his older Brother 16 years earlier. Spend 2 years in Granville Reformatory for stealing cars
Holly, Buddy Singer mentioned in passing.
Lawson, Robert 1st boy to transfer to Jim Norman's Living with Literature class. Murdered his older Brother. Had a strawberry birthmark on his chin. IQ of 78.
Livingston, Morton Police Sergeant in Stratford that helped Jim Norman find Mr Nell
Nell, Donald 74 year old Retired Officer in Stratford. Helped Jim Norman
Norman, James (Jim) Teacher who has 3 of the 4 boys that killed his older brother transfer into his Living with Literature class at Harold Davis High. The problem is that these boys died about 14 years ago, and have not aged since. He had a nervous breakdown a few years earlier when attached by a student.
Norman, Mrs. Mother of Jim - died of cancer
Norman, Sally Wife of Jim that was hit by a car before her marriage. She was killed by Corey, Lester and Garcia
Norman, Wayne Older brother of Jim that was murdered by Corey, Lester and Garcia. Stabbed in groin and chest.
Osway, Barry Father of Chip. Died 6 years ago
Osway, Charles (Chip) Football and Basketball player that was given an F in literature class by Jim Norman after he cheated on a test. Left school.
Silverstein, Pinky Held a poker game where Jim Norman lost $16
Simmons, Mr. Head of English Department at Harold Davis High. Smoked a pipe
Simon, Frank Police Officer that attended the crash that killed Corey, Lester and Garcia. Now works for Sikorsky.
Slavin, Katherine In Jim's Living with Literature Class. Fell from a roof whole feeding her birds on the roof of her apartment. The second to die in the class.
Snow, Dianna A made up name for a student of Jim Norman
Sponder, Charlie (Bleach) 4th boy that was involved in Wayne Norman's death. He is still alive, and joined the army in about 1958
Stearns, William (Bill) Student in Jim Norman's Living with Literature. Killed in hit and run accident on the Tuesday after Christmas. 15 years old.
Williams, Ted Baseball player
Zimmerman, Mack Student at Centre St Vocational trades high school that played the guitar, and was beat up by other students.


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Strawberry Spring

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Description: Strawberry Spring is a once every 10 year event that causes a killer to stalk a New Sharon Campus. Starting on 16th of March 1968, this strawberry spring will be one to be remembered!

The killer evades the police, but 10 years later he's back!

Characters:

Amalara, Carl Boyfriend of Gail Cerman. Thought to be the killer, but released when another murder occurs while he is in prison
Bray, Ann Second Victim of Springheel Jack in 1968. Her head was cut off. President of the National Service Sorority.
Cerman, Gail Murdered Art Major. Found in the corner of the Animal Services car park on March 17, 1968
Curran, Marsha Fourth and last Victim of Springheel Jack in 1968. Fat girl who lived in town. She was killed on 23rd of March 1968
Dancey, John Junior at High School. Found the body of Gail Cerman
Gray, Hanson Homosexual sociology student from New Hampshire thought to be Springheel Jack, but released.
Hawkins, Dr. John Bristol Killer that murdered 5 of his wives.
Morris, Donald Found unconscious in carpark, but thought to be dead, but he sat up on the way to the hospital in the back of a police car.
Parkins, Adelle Victim 3 of Springheel Jack in 1968. Found behind the wheel of her 1964 Dodge, and in the back seat, and in the boot.
Springheel Jack Murderer. Named after the lack of footprints around the body in one case. It turns out this is the Narrator.
The Narrator Tells the story of the murders in 1968. We never find out his name, but he turns out to be the murderer, but he is unaware of it in 1968, and only dimly aware in 1978.
Cronkite, Walter TV personality mentioned in passing
Johnson, Lyndon His picture was on the front of the Tep Fraternity House
Jack the Ripper Murderer similar to Springheel Jack
Milton, ? His writings were the topic of an essay.


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Trucks

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Description: A group of driverless trucks holds people hostage in Conants Truck Stop and Diner. The trucks are running by themselves, killing people that try to escape. The people realise that the vehicles are running out of fuel.

The trucks, buses and other vehicles also know this, and demand to be refueled by the humans, and in return they will not kill them... Yet...

Characters:

?, Jerry Killed by a bulldozer trying to burn the bulldozer when it was trying to destroy the truckstop. He knew Morse code and understood the message from the trucks.
Conant, ? Owner of the Truck Stop
Foggarty, John On the jukebox in the truckstop.
Snodgrass Salesman killed by the trucks when he tried to escape. He did not die straight away as he landed in a ditch, and died some time later.
The Narrator Told the story of the trucks. He owned a 1971 Camaro


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The Woman in the room

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Description: John's mother is dying of cancer. The only hope to help with the constant pain is an operation, but John debates its worth. Bringing in pills from home, he helps his mother take an overdose of them. He leaves the hospital, knowing he would never see his mother alive again.

Characters:

?, John Son of the woman in the room. He helps her die by giving her some pills she had in her medicine cabinet at home.
?, Kevin Brother of John, Adopted. Lives in Andover
Bradbury, Ray Horror author mentioned in passing
Chrichton, Michael Writer that wrote "The Terminal Man"
DeGroot, Victor Mentioned in passing
Eisenhower, Dwight D President mentioned in passing
Swinburne, Algernon Mentioned by John
The Woman in the Room Mother of Kevin and John. Dying of cancer similar to her mother. She will probably die of a Uremic Coma

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Post by NotMan » Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:42 pm

Oh yeah! I remember the Trucks. Kick ass movie!

Trailer

http://youtube.com/watch?v=lqz2rejJS6M


Here the music video. Sorry, mahlemiut... it is one of my fave band out there. :P

http://youtube.com/watch?v=A8gbUz92GGU


Who can't not forget about this part of the movie? :)

http://youtube.com/watch?v=_vYjEM_E0IU

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Post by tar » Wed Jun 06, 2007 7:54 pm

hey, notman.
gotta copy of creepshow on the hard drive here.
i hate this stuff.
bad memories is an understatement
remember the HBO miniseries[/b ]?
yuck yuck yuck
Creepshow 1982 XviD DVDRip

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Director: George A. Romero
Writer: Stephen King
Genre: Comedy / Horror
Language: English
Studio: Warner Home Video
Run Time: 120 minutes

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Filetype: AVI
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Cast: Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Leslie Nielsen, Carrie Nye

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Five tales of terror are presented in the gothic style of the old EC comics such as Tales From The Crypt and The Haunt of Fear. The first deals with a demented old man returning from the grave to get the Father's Day cake his murdering daughter never gave him. The second is about a not-too-bright farmer discovering a meteor that turns everything into plant-life. The third is about a vengeful husband burying his wife and her lover up to their necks on the beach. The fourth is about a creature that resides in a crate under the steps of a college. The final story is about an ultra-rich businessman who gets his comeuppance from cockroaches.

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Post by NotMan » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:17 pm

Hehee... Creepshow! I remember the comic books before the movie came out. The last parts of story Creepshow is awful about the cockroaches.
Yeah... HBO series sucked worse than the movie version. Few epics are good there and I don't remember any of it, but I do not try to think about it. :P

I would've preferred, "The Night of The Living Dead" better over Creepshow.

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Post by tar » Mon Oct 08, 2007 2:20 pm

http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film/Reviews/shining.htm
this is classic :)
i read the book in 1981 0r 2?
i like carrie
&
Cujo
plus
that show where the car
from the 1950's
wrecks the town
CHRISTEEN ? :?
ps. Great 3rd place on PP2
(the TJT)
also to BBH
for
600k on

[/i]PHELIOS
Darnn!! 8O
later,
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