Dec 28 2009 4:00pm

12 Days of Cthulhumas: Day 4

On the fourth day of Cthulhumas gave to me...
Strange aeons past,
Grim tales told,
Yule horrors spawned,
And Old Ones wrought in effigy.

Requiem of madness #1: Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown
“Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown is a chronicle of the life, work and mind that created these weird tales as told by many of today’s luminaries of dark fantasy including John Carpenter (The Thing), Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth), Neil Gaiman (Coraline), Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator), Caitlin Kiernan (Daughter of Hounds) and Peter Straub (Ghost Story).”

Requiems of madness #2: The Call of Cthulhu: The Celebrated Story by H.P. Lovecraft
A silent film adaptation of Lovecraft’s most famous story, complete with intertitles in twenty-four languages.

The Rules: To get this giveaway, all you need to do is comment (once—duplicates won’t count) on this post. The winner will be selected at random. You have until noon EST on Monday, January 4th, to comment here. Please check your e-mail in the following days—if you do not respond we select a new winner.

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T. Rohl Underbridge
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3. Alex D.
Sounds interesting, I need to check out more Lovecraft-related things!
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4. Tuka again
Is 4 lucky (or unlucky)?
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5. AAsh
On the fourth day of Cthulhumas, gave this to me
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6. Dr Tucker
good for what ails you ..?
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7. Kadere
Cthulhu is my high priest.
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8. techtigger
more spiffy c'thulhu swag! love it!
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9. Matt Carpenter
Be prepared to be Lil Cthulhu
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10. INCyr
Yay Cthulhumas! I already have the dark radio adventures, so I wasn't going to deprive someone else of those, but I'd love a copy of these!
Gary Schaper
11. Garyfury
Perhaps the most merciful thing about this comment is humanity's inability to fully comprehend it.
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13. sftmtrhkr
Trying for lucky 13!
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16. Amanda M.
I am a big fan of old movies!
Steve Burnett
18. steveburnett
I have neither of these, which is surprising.
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19. R. Emrys
I write this to warn the world against digging too closely into the secrets concealed by #11.
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22. chrisiss
I've been eagerly awaiting both of these, but I can't buy them so...
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23. amobogio
In the words of the prophet Homer Simpson...
mmm, rugose...
Thiago Leitão
24. kwisatzhaderach
Everybody knows 24 is the number most likely to be randomly chosen.
Clifton Royston
26. CliftonR
Those who aren't lucky enough to win this Call of Cthulhu video should really rent it. I saw it from Netflix, and it's really great - rather than being hampered by the limitations of doing a very-low-budget independent film, they used those limitations to make the movie as it might have been made in the '20s, and it worked out really well IMHO.

Having said that, hell yeah I want either of these!
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32. Ore'esgaleglauva
Right on. I'm picking these up, regardless, but might as well try to get 'em for free. How does it work? You send us an email and we respond with shipping info? In any case, best Cthulhumas ever!
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33. LouWW
Please, please? My DVD player hungers...
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34. c'sue'lhu
oh my goodness, really?!
call of cthulhu silent film sounds unspeakably awesome.
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35. Jestocost
It's tentacle-lickin' good!
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36. kjohnson989
Looks awesome!
kathlyn smith
37. castiel
i've seen the film (once, someone else's copy) and it was BRILLIANT! so much fun!! i'd love a copy of my very own, pleeeeaase dice gods!
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38. ninshark
silent film always wins
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39. WormBuffet
I pray to the Old Ones that I get this!
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40. Krisbjork
answer the call!
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41. CharleyK
It seems to me we need some sort of steampunk/cthulu crossover here...
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43. danscale
If I don't win this my brother will stay trapped in R'lyeh forever! If you can hear me, I'm coming for you Billy!
Evan Jensen
44. eoghanacht
Holy moly, that lineup on the doc is amazing.
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46. Pilmun
Oh boy I hope I win.
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47. Nick Mamatas

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49. JennyJ
These look fantastic.
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53. Rev. Marx
I can haz Cthulhumas, pleez? Me want be WINNER!!!
Tina A
56. Tinaa
Hoping the Gods are listening,

Ashe Armstrong
57. AsheSaoirse
The bell tolls this morn, Cthulhu desires the goods for his humble servant.
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58. ozymandiaz
What a coincidence, I was already planning on dedicating 2010 renewing my acquaintances with our other worldly masters
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60. Rabid Fox
I'm not a huge mark for Lovecraft, but I've had the chance to read a few of his stories and have enjoyed them. Any chance for some Lovecraftian swag is a chance I'll take. :)
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61. Rikka Koi
Totally dig it.
Jacob Silvia
65. aethercowboy
Ooh! Moving Pictures! That don't move through supernatural means. Or do they?
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66. Raybourne
I haven't read either and really want to.
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67. deadjack
Awesome. I've been wanting to see these for awhile now...
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68. NotMyselfToday
Good stuff
Jennifer McBride
74. vegetathalas
I'll volunteer for virgin sacrifice duty.

Oops, too late.
Emilie Nouveau
75. DyanneNova
I'd love to have these! Also, the cover art for the The Call of Cthulhu looks awesome.
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77. The_Halibut
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79. John H.
I am writing not so much to enter, but to say that I own a copy of the Call of Cthulhu movie pictured above, and that it is terrific.
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81. thegreattim
Ooh! Goody :-)
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90. Chris-Moore
The silent "Call of Cthulhu" is great! Check out the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society website for more eldrich stuff! HPLHS
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95. MetaCarpal
Perfect midnight viewing.
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96. Tracey13
Perfect midnight chewing.
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97. askandar
Perfect midnight... spewing?
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98. Story Cottage
how did I miss this one?
Howard Lovecraft
101. LovecraftianHat
I would be thrilled to win these goods and/or services
Joel Salomon
105. JCSalomon
Watched it a few days ago. I want to own it. Pretty please?
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107. NormanM
I like winning.
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109. cangelucci
I've really been enjoying's Lovecraft coverage. Bravo!
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110. Joe09876
Awesome stuff. I'd love to win.
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111. Ashtalet
All I wanted was some Sun Chips!
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113. Robyne
Heather Chambers
114. Saxicide
I juuuuust missed a showing the "The Call of Cthulhu" in my city, but I had never heard of the other film....hmm....I bet Scarecrow video would have it....
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115. patmcc19
More books for the shelf
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116. ochre24
All I want for Cthulhumas is my two fwont tentacles.
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118. NegativeQ
In the name of why the hell not =)
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119. Stuck0
Hmm.... Lovecraft biography....
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122. Moon Ranger Laura
I may need to watch the DVD on my old TV. The horror may not be intended for HD.
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123. Cmaaarrr
Video of the year, for sure.
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124. summerdown
Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn
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128. rmbellovin
Very nice.
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129. Dovile
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133. Christian O.
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135. ShaninC
Ooooh! Pick me, Pick me!!
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136. spedwin1
A classic of a classic awesome.

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