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The Night Caller

Night Caller

John Saxon, with Patricia Haines in the background, in the 1965 British sci-fi film “The Night Caller” (aka “Night Caller from Outer Space” or “Blood Beast from Outer Space”).

 

Night Caller

Screencap kindly supplied by johnxgin3.com

 

 

 

The Web Planet

Web1

A Menoptera from the 1965 Doctor Who story, “The Web Planet”.

 

web1

Original B&W photo.

The Man in the White Suit

Man-in-White-Suit

Alec Guinness, flanked by Howard Marion-Crawford and Michael Gough, in the 1951 film, “The Man in the White Suit”.

 

Man-in-White-Suit

Original B&W photo.

Moonbase Cyberman

Moonbase Cyberman

A scene from the 1967 Doctor Who story “The Moonbase”, showing companion Jamie McCrimmon, played by Frazer Hines, in the moonbase sickbay, being menaced by a Cyberman.

 

 

Moonbase CybermanOriginal B&W photo.

Harvey

harvey

A publicity shot for the 1950 film “Harvey”, starring James Stewart. Here he is talking to a curiously visible Harvey, who is invisible in the film!

 

harvey

Original B&W photo.

Charles Manson

Charles Manson

This is the notorious Charles Manson in late 1934 or early 1935.

His mother, Kathleen Maddox, was unmarried at the time of his birth, and he was initially called “no name Maddox”, then “Charles Milles Maddox“.  Soon after he was born, his mother married a laborer named William Manson, and took his name.

 

Charles Manson

Original B&W photo.

Vincent Price

young vincent price
Vincent Leonard Price, Jr., on May 27, 1929, his 18th birthday.

young vincent price
Original sepia photo.

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