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The World Beyond (1978)

TV Movie  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  21 January 1978 (USA)
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A golem made of mud terrorizes a couple on a remote Maine island.

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Paul Taylor (as Granville van Dusen)
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Sportswriter Paul Taylor, after a near-death experience on the operating table, can hear the voices of the recently dead. These voices direct him to people who need help from supernatural dangers. In this story, his mission takes him to a remote Maine island haunted by a creature made from mud and clay. The only thing which can harm this mud golem is salt. Written by hutch48

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Condemned to fight a living nightmare

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While the movie might have been filmed in Ontario, Canada, the film takes place in Maine. About 3:30 minutes into the film, you can see the the name of the boat, Lover, and its home port, Winterport, ME, painted on the transom. Reinforcing this fact, is Barnard Hughes's Down East accent for his character, boat captain Andy Borchard. See more »

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A Mud Monster on a cold winter's night.
21 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember this pilot on TV back in 1978 living in New Hampshire on a cold January night. I came upon it randomly and was hooked by the title 'The World Beyond' I was alone in the house in my remote New England town and was scared to death by the film. I also remember clutching a pillow as I watched it. It was an original idea, and I would have like to seen which direction the show would have gone if it had been picked up. I've never seen the pilot since that night and couldn't remember the title until I searched online extensively. I will have my own copy of the movie soon and am excited to watch the movie that stuck in my head for 32 years. Here's to the Mud Monster !


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