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The 38-year-old said: "I just heard this most blood-curdling scream and looked down the platform.
Mr Clack, 38, said: "I just heard this most blood-curdling scream and looked down the platform.
Gareth, 32, of Falkirk, said the wounded pet let out a "blood-curdling scream" after its hind leg got caught on the rusty metal.
Recalling his own military service, Issacharoff shared with his listeners a blood-curdling account.
Three other shoppers attended to the possessed woman by holding her still, but the woman let out a blood-curdling yell, and the shoppers stepped back.
Instead the public has to endure the blood-curdling ghoulish ear-splitting New York cop-style annoying siren.
THE post recently brought an expensively produced leaflet with plausible (though very questionable) arguments for remaining in the EU and blood-curdling warnings of the consequences if we leave.
The destruction of the great library of Alexandria is less blood-curdling than the massacre of the city's population, but it was certainly, as Milton suggests, an even more far-reaching disaster."
Quint being chomped alive; the severed head scene; that blood-curdling 'Der-der' music; "You're gonna need a bigger boat".
PROMETHEUS (Channel 4, tonight, 9pm) THE first Alien movie warned "In space no-one can hear you scream" but there's plenty of blood-curdling cries here as director Ridley Scott returns to his acid-forblood monsters more than 30 years after the original film came out.
- with each section of the chorus alternately highlighted and where the basses clearly relished their blood-curdling lines.
A tense, at times blood-curdling saga featuring a wry, keen-witted Jewish protagonist, Diamonds from the Past is a unique treat for fans of the genre.
Blood-curdling incident was carried out by a group of terrorist sympathizers who ignite the 12 kg butane gas tube and a little tube with Molotov cocktail to blow up the surveillance camera in the Bulak Neighborhood on the Zubeyde Hanym Street of Hakkari.
Meanwhile, Pistorius denied that Steenkamp fell onto the rack, suggesting that the police had moved it after the fact - a recurring theme in his testimony and also denied the neighbours' accounts that they had heard Steenkamp's blood-curdling screams.
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