Blood!: The Life and Future Times of Jack the Ripper

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Blood! The Life And Future Times Of Jack The Ripper was a set of two record albums that was issued in 1977.[1] The first record has American writer Robert Bloch reading his short stories, Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper and A Toy for Juliette. The first was published in Weird Tales in 1943; the second appeared in Harlan Ellison's science fiction anthology, Dangerous Visions. On the second record is speculative fiction author Harlan Ellison reading his short story, The Prowler in the City at the Edge of the World.[2][3]

This album set was nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation in 1978. The winner in the same category was the film Star Wars.[4]


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  2. ^ Blackmore, Leigh (1995). "Writer's Bloch, A Brief Tribute To 'the Author Of Psycho'". Tabula Rasa. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  3. ^ "Blood! The Life and Future Times of Jack the Ripper". Zuz Brews Ltd. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  4. ^ "1978 Hugo Awards". World Science Fiction Society. 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-05-07. Retrieved 2010-08-21.