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knight-gkla writes about The Quatermass Experiment

Nigel Kneale


TV: The Quatermass Experiment.
Creator: Nigel Kneale

unbelievably frightning

Encapsulated. Would you recommend this? why?

It was the first of its type.

Time and Space: When and where I first encountered it

1953 at the age of nine.

Recollection and revelations

we had a tv instead of a holiday to watch the coronation. it was one of those programs i watched from behind the sofa, made worse becuse wimbledon common was our sunday trip. we had no landing light upstairs so my older brother used to push me up first to put on the bedroom light.

Before this...

journey into space

wonderfully "soft" horror

After This

quatermass II

horrifying again

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