Gauntlet will be publishing, in two volumes, THE TWILIGHT ZONE SCRIPTS OF CHARLES BEAUMONT. Beaumont, who is credited with writing 22 episodes of the Twilight Zone, is considered one of the major writers for the series, next to Richard Matheson. Beaumont died in 1967 at the age of 38. The volumes will be edited by Roger Anker, who had also edited Charles Beaumont: Selected Stories, which won the 1989 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection. We are only publishing those scripts Beaumont wrote alone (not those co-written or ghost-written). Each volume will contain at least one unproduced script.
The Numbered Edition will be signed by Charles’ son Christopher Beaumont, and the Lettered will be signed by Chris Beaumont, Richard Matheson, Twilight Zone screenwriter Earl Hamner, and Roger Anker.
“I read six of the teleplays today and was reminded all over again why my Holy Trinity of Writers during my youth were Ray Bradbury, Richard Matheson and Charles Beaumont in that order… For readers of popular fiction, this is a masterpiece that will live long past our time.”
— Ed Gorman
“This is a serious collection of information, priceless scripts, and the ultimate keepsake of times gone by. Without a doubt, this is an exceptional piece of Twilight Zone memorabilia for Twilight Zone fans all over the globe.”
“An indispensable volume for both Twilight Zone fans and lovers of fantastic literature, the nine scripts in this book serve as not only a portal to other worlds, but a fitting memorial for one of the most brilliant, creative, and unsung writers of our time.”
“…an enjoyable and illuminating compilation.”
**For only those ordering through Gauntlet Press, you receive a free chapbook containing an unpublished short story by Beaumont called “The Child”.**