Film 1984. Written by David Loughery and Chuck Russell and Joseph Ruben. Directed by Joseph Ruben. Starring Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert, Kate Capshaw and David Patrick Kelly.
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1Admiral's Runner BBBSportsRacehorses

Admiral's Runner
Horse in the opening race. Announcer: And they're off. Brightly Blue takes the lead, Admiral's Runner is second, then Completely Fine third, followed by Cover the Bet, Heavy Rains and High Compression. Around the turn and breaking away down the back stretch. Brightly Blue in front by a neck, Completely Fine second, followed by Admiral's Runner third. Then it's Heavy Rains, then High Compression, begins to move up making the turn for home. Here comes High Compression. It's High Compression now pulling away. High Compression at the wire. And in a stunning upset, the winner is High Compression.



2Bella Books BBBMedia CompaniesPublishing Companies

Bella Books
Publisher of Stab, the horror novel by Charles Prince.




3Brightly BlueBBBSportsRacehorses

Brightly Blue
Horse in the opening race. Announcer: And they're off. Brightly Blue takes the lead, Admiral's Runner is second, then Completely Fine third, followed by Cover the Bet, Heavy Rains and High Compression. Around the turn and breaking away down the back stretch. Brightly Blue in front by a neck, Completely Fine second, followed by Admiral's Runner third. Then it's Heavy Rains, then High Compression, begins to move up making the turn for home. Here comes High Compression. It's High Compression now pulling away. High Compression at the wire. And in a stunning upset, the winner is High Compression.

4California State Hospital BBBHealthcareHospitals-Mental Health

California State Hospital
Hospital where Tommy Ray Glatman is committed for stabbing his father to death. He resides there from September 1973 to September 1976.



5China Club BBBNightlifeNightclubs

China Club
Nightclub mentioned on Alex's answering machine: Hi, Alex, it's Nancy. We met at the China Club. Do you remember? Call me.



6Chinese Noodle BBBSportsRacehorses

Chinese Noodle
Racehorse listed on Alex Gardner's racing form.



7Completely Fine BBBSportsRacehorses

Completely Fine
Horse in the opening race. Announcer: And they're off. Brightly Blue takes the lead, Admiral's Runner is second, then Completely Fine third, followed by Cover the Bet, Heavy Rains and High Compression. Around the turn and breaking away down the back stretch. Brightly Blue in front by a neck, Completely Fine second, followed by Admiral's Runner third. Then it's Heavy Rains, then High Compression, begins to move up making the turn for home. Here comes High Compression. It's High Compression now pulling away. High Compression at the wire. And in a stunning upset, the winner is High Compression.



8Cover the Bet BBBSportsRacehorses

Cover the Bet
Horse in the opening race. Announcer: And they're off. Brightly Blue takes the lead, Admiral's Runner is second, then Completely Fine third, followed by Cover the Bet, Heavy Rains and High Compression. Around the turn and breaking away down the back stretch. Brightly Blue in front by a neck, Completely Fine second, followed by Admiral's Runner third. Then it's Heavy Rains, then High Compression, begins to move up making the turn for home. Here comes High Compression. It's High Compression now pulling away. High Compression at the wire. And in a stunning upset, the winner is High Compression.



9Crazy Lou BBBSportsRacehorses

Crazy Lou
Racehorse listed on Alex Gardner's racing form.



10Hawks BBBSportsSchool Mascots

Hawks
Mascot of Thornhill College rival.



11Heavy RainsBBBSportsRacehorses

Heavy Rains
Horse in the opening race. Announcer: And they're off. Brightly Blue takes the lead, Admiral's Runner is second, then Completely Fine third, followed by Cover the Bet, Heavy Rains and High Compression. Around the turn and breaking away down the back stretch. Brightly Blue in front by a neck, Completely Fine second, followed by Admiral's Runner third. Then it's Heavy Rains, then High Compression, begins to move up making the turn for home. Here comes High Compression. It's High Compression now pulling away. High Compression at the wire. And in a stunning upset, the winner is High Compression.

12High Compression BBBSportsRacehorses

High Compression
Horse in the opening race that Alex bets on. Announcer: And they're off. Brightly Blue takes the lead, Admiral's Runner is second, then Completely Fine third, followed by Cover the Bet, Heavy Rains and High Compression. Around the turn and breaking away down the back stretch. Brightly Blue in front by a neck, Completely Fine second, followed by Admiral's Runner third. Then it's Heavy Rains, then High Compression, begins to move up making the turn for home. Here comes High Compression. It's High Compression now pulling away. High Compression at the wire. And in a stunning upset, the winner is High Compression.



13Stab BBBLiteratureBooks-Fiction

Stab
Horror novel by Charles Prince, nod to Stephen King.




14Thornhill College BBBEducationColleges

Thornhill College
College where and Dr. Paul Novotny and Dr. Jane DeVries conduct their dream research.



15Village Pub BBBNightlifePubs

Village Pub
Local bar near Thornhill College where Novotny take Alex to talk.



16Wildcats BBBSportsSchool Mascots

Wildcats
Thornhill College mascot.



FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
17September 30, 1973 Dates20th Century: 70sDeath Dates

September 30, 1973
Actually September 31, an impossible date. Tommy Ray Glatman stabs his father to death after a family argument.



18September 1, 1976 Dates20th Century: 70sEvents

September 1, 1976
Date of California State Hospital release form indicating that Tommy Ray Glatman will be released the next day after being committed for stabbing his father to death three years earlier.



19September 2, 1976 Dates20th Century: 70sEvents

September 2, 1976
Tommy Ray Glatman released from the California State Hospital after being committed for stabbing his father to death three years earlier.



20July 24, 1981 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

July 24, 1981
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Chinese Noodle.



21August 16, 1981 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

August 16, 1981
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Chinese Noodle.



22August 22, 1981 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

August 22, 1981
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Chinese Noodle.



23January 18, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

January 18, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Chinese Noodle.



24February 27, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

February 27, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Chinese Noodle.



25May 19, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

May 19, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Admiral's Runner.



26July 1, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

July 1, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Completely Fine.



27August 25, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

August 25, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Completely Fine.



28October 9, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 9, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Cover the Bet.



29October 12, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 12, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Crazy Lou.



30October 16, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 16, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Cover the Bet.



31October 17, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 17, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Crazy Lou.



32October 30, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 30, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Cover the Bet.



33November 10, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

November 10, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Crazy Lou.



34November 20, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

November 20, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Admiral's Runner and Cover the Bet.



35December 3, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 3, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Admiral's Runner.



36December 8, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 8, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Completely Fine.



37December 14, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 14, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Admiral's Runner.



38December 20, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 20, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Cover the Bet.



39December 25, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 25, 1982
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorses Admiral's Runner and Completely Fine.



40January 1, 1983 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

January 1, 1983
Race date listed on Alex Gardner's racing form for racehorse Crazy Lou.



MAKE BELIEVE MAP
41Bates Hall MapStructuresHalls

Bates Hall
Building on the Thornhill College campus where and Dr. Paul Novotny and Dr. Jane DeVries conduct their dream research.



42Margate Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Margate Street
Tommy Ray Glatman's address in City of Industry listed on multiple documents that Alex finds in Novotny's office.



OTHER
43Alex Gardner & Bob Blair OtherQuotesQuotes

Alex Gardner & Bob Blair
Alex Gardner: How did you get in here?
Bob Blair: It was easy.




44Jane DeVries & Alex Gardner OtherQuotesQuotes

Jane DeVries & Alex Gardner
Jane DeVries: Well, one of our areas of research is sexual dysfunction. If a man is experiencing impotency, we can determine whether the cause is physical or psychological by monitoring his sleep.
Alex Gardner: Mm-hmm? How's that?
Jane DeVries: Well, if it isn't physical, he'll experience three or four erections during the course of the night.
Alex Gardner: I see. So, Jane, what you do here, in effect, is count boners.
Jane DeVries: I can see you're going to be a real challenge to work with.




45Tommy Ray Glatman OtherQuotesQuotes

Tommy Ray Glatman
Tommy Ray Glatman: Abracadabra.



46Tommy Ray Glatman OtherQuotesQuotes

Tommy Ray Glatman
Tommy Ray Glatman: Daddy, I'm sorry.




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