A Thousand Deaths (London short story)

"A Thousand Deaths" is an 1899 short story by Jack London, and is notable as his first work to be published. It is about the deliberate experimentally induced death and resuscitation/resurrection of the protagonist, by a mad scientist who uses multiple scientific methods for these experiments.

"A Thousand Deaths"
AuthorJack London
CountryUnited States
Genre(s)Short story
Publication date1899

Film adaptation

A feature-film adaptation entitled Torture Ship, directed by Victor Halperin, was released in 1939.[1]

Writer/director Adam Zanzie released a short film adaptation which premiered at the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase in 2014, where it won awards for Best Actor (John Bratkowski) and Best Sound Design.[2] It later screened at the Trash Film Festival in Vȁraždīn, Croatia in 2016.[3]

See also


  1. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032047/
  2. ^ https://www.imdb.com/event/ev0002870/2014
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-10-19. Retrieved 2016-10-18.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

External links

A Thousand Deaths

A Thousand Deaths may refer to:

A Thousand Deaths (London short story), an 1899 short story by Jack London

A Thousand Deaths (Card short story), a short story by Orson Scott Card

"A Thousand Deaths" (The Shield), an episode of the TV series The Shield

"A Thousand Deaths" (Sliders), an episode of the TV series Sliders

List of science fiction short stories

This is a non-comprehensive list of short stories with significant science fiction elements.

Works by Jack London
Short stories
Story collections

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