The Hills Have Eyes is based on the Sawney Bean story. In 15th and 16th-century Scotland, Bean left home and took to the coastal caves with a woman where they lived for a number of years and had 14 children. The clan ambushed innocent passersby and murdered them for food. The family was hunted and brought to trial. At that time, they numbered 48, most of them the product of incest. The entire family was executed for the murder and cannibalization of over 1,000 people.
Sawney Bean – Inspired the film The Hills Have Eyes. Sawney Bean was the head of a 48-member clan that lived in Scotland during the 15th or 16th century. He was reportedly executed for the mass murder and cannibalization of over 1,000 people. The story of Sawney Bean appears in The Newgate Calendar, a crime catalogue of the Newgate Prison in London. Legend says that the family lived in the mountains and thrived on ambushes and murder. The victims were brought back to their cave…
The Gray Man by S. R. Crockett A great adventure a story based on the historical feud of the Kennedys in 16th century Ayrshire. Mixing in the myth of the cannibal Sawney Bean. The language is mostly lowland Scots, and is a real delight. http://www.epubbookstory.com/product/the-gray-man-by-s-r-crockett/
SAWNEY BEAN. La cueva de los horrores BY FRAN GONZALEZ · 2 FEBRERO, 2015 ￼ En la costa de Ballantrae existe aún una gruta que los lugareños llaman la cueva de Sawney Bean, una cueva que durante más de veinticinco años fue la residencia de la familia a la que debe su nombre, una cueva a la que nadie se atreve a entrar.