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Robert E. Howard on Television in 1961?


Boris Karloff and a Robert E. Howard horror story that made it to television in 1961!

-Mescaline Franklin

I enjoyed viewing this old horror short. If filmed in the 80s & 90s, the hero, Kirby Buchner, would have been replaced by a less heroic character. Post 2000, the hero would have been removed altogether or replaced by a woman. Howard was able to write the horrific convincingly in the face of a heroic protagonist. Writers of today are less confident in their subject.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOG7D1r412M

A Well of Heroes

https://www.amazon.com/Well-Heroes-Literary-Impressions-Robert/dp/1534808256/ref=sr_1_6/180-6301626-9959864

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mobiusNovember 19, 2017 9:02 AM UTC

Brandon DeWilde- I remember him from a lot of shows. Died at 30 in a car accident, it says.

Great story, of course. R.E.H.