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The World Beyond (1978)

A golem made of mud terrorizes a couple on a remote Maine island.

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Noel Black

Writer:

Art Wallace (created and written by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Granville Van Dusen ... Paul Taylor (as Granville van Dusen)
JoBeth Williams ... Marian Faber (as Jobeth Williams)
Barnard Hughes ... Andy Borchard - Special Guest Star
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Storyline

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 inhabited by a murderous man-like creature made from mud and clay. Written by hutch48

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Condemned to fight a living nightmare See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Mud Monster See more »

Filming Locations:

Gananoque, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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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Follows The World of Darkness (1977) See more »

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I found the DVD
14 June 2007 | by dawson-44See all my reviews

Wow, I was shocked to discover others who have the same memories as me. I was 7 when I watched his movie and it gave me nightmares.... for a long time! That cutoff hand scared the begeebers out of me. I have talked about this movie and no one knew what I was talking about. I always thought the name of the movie was "Mud Monster". I guess this was the second in a series which was eventually canceled. I'd like to see the first "The World of Darkness". Anyone have any info???? I am so happy I've found the correct name and a website to buy the movie. superstrangevideo.com. How appropriate right? They are super nice and friendly. I just ordered mine, can't wait to watch it!


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