A Tommyknocker , or knocker, is a supernatural being associated with mining in Cornish, Welsh, and American folklore.
Tommyknocker or Tommyknockers may also refer to:
Tommaso Marra, best known as Tommyknocker, is a Hardcore producer and DJ.
The Tommyknockers is a 1987 science fiction novel by Stephen King. While maintaining a horror style, the novel is an excursion into the realm of science fiction for King, as the residents of the Maine town of Haven gradually fall under the influence of a mysterious object buried in the woods.
The Tommyknockers is a 1993 television miniseries based on the 1987 novel of the same name by Stephen King. Broadcast on ABC, it was directed by John Power, adapted by Lawrence D. Cohen and starred Marg Helgenberger and Jimmy Smits.
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Frank Herbert's Dune is a three-part science fiction television miniseries based on the eponymous novel by Frank Herbert. It was directed and adapted by John Harrison. The ensemble cast includes Alec Newman as Paul Atreides, William Hurt as Duke Leto, and Saskia Reeves as Jessica, as well as James Watson, P. H. Moriarty, Robert Russell, Ian McNeice, and Giancarlo Giannini.
The Knocker, Knacker, Bwca (Welsh), Bucca (Cornish) or Tommyknocker (US) is a mythical creature in Welsh, Cornish and Devon folklore. It is closely related to the Irish leprechaun or clurichaun, Kentish kloker and the English and Scottish brownie. The Cornish described the creature as a little person two feet tall, with a big head, long arms, wrinkled face, and white whiskers. It wears a tiny version of standard miner's garb and commits random mischief, such as stealing miners' unattended tools and food.
"The Revelations of 'Becka Paulson" is an episode of The Outer Limits. It first aired on 6 June 1997, during the third season.
Tommyknocker Brewery is a craft brewery and brewpub in Idaho Springs, Colorado. They produce a line of beers and craft sodas, including root beer, made with distinctive ingredients such as mountain cherry, mountain maple and valerian root. Tommyknockers distributes their products across the United States and Canada.
The Two Mrs. Grenvilles is a 1987 television miniseries based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Dominick Dunne and dramatizing the sensational Woodward murder case of 1955. Directed by John Erman, the miniseries stars Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Ashley, Claudette Colbert, and Stephen Collins. It was Colbert's last screen performance; she spent the remainder of her career on stage.
Lawrence D. Cohen is an American screenwriter and producer, best known for his work on Brian De Palma's Carrie (1976), an adaptation of Stephen King's novel. Following this he scripted a simplified film adaptation of Peter Straub's novel Ghost Story in 1981. His output has been infrequent, but he has helped in adapting two other King novels to television, It in 1990 and The Tommyknockers in 1993. In 2006 he wrote a segment for the TV series Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King.
The Shop is a fictional, top secret United States government agency, with seemingly well-meaning, but actually evil, intentions and motivations in the writings of Stephen King. It is similar to the Syndicate in The X-Files. It plays a central role as the antagonist in the novel Firestarter, the miniseries Golden Years, and the film The Lawnmower Man. It is also an element of the novel The Tommyknockers. In addition, an offhand reference hints that it may be at least partially responsible for the events of the novella The Mist. In the miniseries adaptation of The Langoliers, Bob Jenkins tosses out a government conspiracy-based theory for the conditions of the plane and refers to the theoretical agency responsible as "The Shop". In The Stand, The Shop is tasked with stopping the superflu outbreak, which it utterly fails to do. The Shop is interested in the scientific research of what might otherwise be considered paranormal phenomena, such as aliens, immortality, and paranormal or psychic powers.
Space is a 1985 American television miniseries starring James Garner as Sen. Norman Grant. It is based on a novel of the same name by James A. Michener published in 1982. Like the novel, the miniseries is a fictionalised history of the United States space program.
Tales from the Twilight World is the third studio album that was released in 1990 by Blind Guardian.
Eric Bercovici was an American television/film producer and screenwriter. He was best known for producing and adapting the screenplay for the 1980 television miniseries Shōgun.
Jewels is a 1992 NBC television miniseries based on the bestselling Danielle Steel novel of the same name. Starring Annette O'Toole and Anthony Andrews, it was broadcast in two parts on October 18 and 20, 1992. The miniseries was adapted by Shelley List and Jonathan Estrin and directed by Roger Young. Jewels and its cast and crew were nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award.
Bobbi is a given name and nickname, almost exclusively feminine and usually a diminutive form (hypocorism) of Roberta or Barbara. It may refer to:
The Fifth Beatle is an upcoming American television miniseries, based on the graphic novel of the same name by Vivek Tiwary, that is set to premiere on Bravo.
Shōgun is an upcoming American drama television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by James Clavell that is set to premiere on FX. It is a remake of the 1980 television series of the same name.
The Plot Against America is an upcoming American drama television miniseries, based on the novel of the same name by Philip Roth, that is set to premiere on HBO.