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Charles Beaumont

(Charles Nutt)
USA (1929 - 1967)

aka Keith Grantland

One of Alfred Hitchcock's favorite writers, Beaumont was also a contributor to Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone, and Ray Bradbury's science-fantasy anthologies. He also wrote filmscripts with Richard Matheson and Ray Russell for Roger Corman and others. His only novel, THE INTRUDER, was filmed by Roger Corman, with William Shatner in the title role.

In 1964 he was stricken with a rare illness that eventually took his life at age 38.
 
Anthologies edited
The Fiend in You
 
Non fiction
Omnibus of Speed: An introduction to the world of motor sport
 
Anthologies containing stories by Charles Beaumont
Time to ComeThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 5th SeriesBest Fantasy StoriesThe Fiend in You
The Pseudo-PeopleThe Playboy Book of Science Fiction and FantasyThe Playboy Book of Horror and the SupernaturalA Sea of Space
The 6th Fontana Book of Great Horror StoriesThe Devil's KissesThe Rivals of DraculaMasques: All New Works of Horror and the Supernatural
The Year's Best Fantasy Second Annual CollectionUrban HorrorsTo Sleep, Perchance to Dream...NightmareBlood Thirst: 100 Years of Vampire Fiction
California Sorcery
 
Short stories
A Classic Affair
The Crooked Man
A Death in the Country
Fair Lady
The Hunger [short story]
The Last Caper
The Last Word (with Chad Oliver)
The Magic Man [short story]
The Monster Show
Mother's Day
The Murderers
The Music of the Yellow Brass
The Neighbours
The New People
The New Sound
Night Ride [short story]
O Father Mine
Open House
Song for a Lady
Elegy (1953)
Black Country (1954)
The Jungle (1954)
Keeper of the Dream (1954)
Last Rites (1955)
The Vanishing American (1955)
The Dark Music (1956)
The Love-Master (1956)
You Can't Have Them All (1956)
Miss Gentilbelle (1957)
Perchance to Dream (1958)
Sorceror's Moon (1959)
The Howling Man (1960)
Blood Brother (1961)
My Grandmother's Japonicas (1984)
Appointment with Eddie (1988)
The Wages of Cynicism (1999)


Awards
Bram Stoker Best Collection winner (1989) : Charles Beaumont Selected Stories
World Fantasy Best Collection nominee (1989) : Charles Beaumont Selected Stories


Books about Charles Beaumont
The Work of Charles Beaumont
 

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