How do you forget a lip caterpillar like this? Sure, the person describing them may have been in a tense situation. But that Vincent Price homage is so distinct there's no excuse for it to not be perfectly described even decades later.
Sometimes going on the run can be the best thing that ever happened to you. This guy, for example. He went on the lamb and wound up losing a bunch of weight and regrowing his hair. He may go to prison, but he's going to prison handsome.