Remember the Hawk-men in Flash Gordon?

by Dr. Pelham K. Mead When I was a kid Flash Gordon was all the rage on TV. Especially interesting were the clay men and the Hawk-men in the series and of course the Imperial Ming who hated everyone. Well my movie script called “The Camarilla of the Sky.” I could not use the. term…

Run Rebels Run

by Dr. Pelham Mead The story of the Civil War Texas Rangers and how a few fled to Brazil after the war with Frank McMullen of Texas. After disembarking from Galveston, Texas 150 Confederate citizens sailed on the brig Derby. During a storm they were shipwrecked on the island of Cuba. Fortunately, some friendly Cubans…

Teacher Stories from the novel, The Junior High

by Dr. Pelham K. Mead III (c)2012 Xlibris publishers A lot of my past students and colleagues find it difficult to believe the stories in the novel, The Junior High. Well they are all true and that is why I had to change the names of the teachers, administrators and students and even the name…

Run Rebels Run

by Dr. Pelham Mead The civil war is over and the rebel troops have all surrendered except the Texas Rangers Cavalry 9th division “Terry’s Rangers.” They escaped in the night from North Carolina and fled to their homes in Texas. 150 our of 250 crept through the Union picket lines in the night and rode…

The Curse of the Samurai .

By Dr. Pelham Mead (c) ACT ONE- THE AUCTION HOUSE. SCENE 1- INT. DAY- JUNE 1975. FADE IN: AUCTIONEER (60) The next item up for auction is item number c-2044, a original JAPANESE SAMURAI KABUTO STYLED AFTER GENERAL TAIRA NO MASAKADO’s kabuto. This authentic kabuto or samurai helmet was created in the 1600’s as a…

Urquhart Castle, Scotland

Blood Castle that lasted over 500 years in Scottish history. Urquhart Castle is located on a promontory jutting out into Loch Ness in the Scottish highlands. Originally, it was a small Celtic castle on a knoll overlooking the Loch Ness. The History of Urquhart Castle and it’s remains today tells the story of the Scottish…

From the Script- Aero-Long Shapeshifter

Note: This is a story about a shapeshifter who survived hundreds of years from the Salem Witch trials to the outbreak of the American Revolution, In the body of Dr. Edward Bancroft, double spy for the British and the Americans, who sold all the secrets of the Americans to the British. Dr. Benjamin Franklin was…

A World of Tolerance With the recent massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand of 49 moslems by one terrorist it reminds us that terrorism is a global problem. The lone wolf terrorist is perhaps the most difficult to detect unless they are promoting their ideas on social media. With the attack on the World Trade Center…

The Dean of Students by Dr. Pelham K. Mead THE DEAN OF STUDENTS Written by Dr. Pelham Mead III Based on a true story THE DEAN OF STUDENTS By Dr. Pelham Mead III Based on a true story. TV PILOT 1 2 EPISODE ONE- THE DEAN OF STUDENTS AT KAKIAT JUNIOR HIGH, EAST RAMAPO SCHOOL…

Secrets of the American Revolution in France 1776

by Dr. Pelham Mead While researching a new movie script historical facts I discovered many interesting facts. 70 year old Benjamin Franklin was quite the ladies man in Paris, France. Jacques Donatien le Ray du Chaumont purchased the Hotel de Valentinois jus for Benjamin Franklin to live in rent free while he was in Paris,…