Friday, April 23, 2010

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Dead of Night was a film released in September 1945 by Ealing Studios. It earned its status as the first horror film to be made in Britain after the world war censorship. Starring Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave and Googie Withers, the movie was the tale of an architect called Walter Craig who wakes up one day and travels to the countryside to visit a farmhouse and discuss a new project. Upon his arrival, he tells the people at the farmhouse that he already knows them through a recurring and disturbing dream. The guests react with suspicion and curiosity, and one by one they reveal their own strange experiences creating a chain of 5 horror stories that range from a tale of a sibling homicide to  a psychiatrist's account of a psychotic ventriloquist. Craig becomes increasingly agitated by these stories and at one point he wakes up and realises that it was all a nightmare. The next morning he scurries out of bed, gets dressed and travels to the countryside and visits a farmhouse to discuss a new project. Upon his arrival, he tells the people at the farmhouse that he is already familiar with them through a series of disturbing dreams..............

This particular story-line inspired one of the greatest ideas in science. Whazzat idea ?

3 comments:

Rand Al'Thor said...

Steady State theory

pranjal said...

it is fred hoyle's steady state theory ...

pranjal said...

yeah...it is fred hoyle's steady state theory !!!