Television Horror Movie Hosts: 68 Vampires, Mad Scientists and Other Denizens of the Late-Night Airwaves Examined and Interviewed
Elena M Watson
interpreting an extended line of tv horror motion picture hosts, this booklet covers the main hosts intimately, besides kinds and convey subject matters. item tie-in and fan reactions also are chronicled.
function the Steve Allen exhibit. however the administration at WJBK-TV made up our minds to drop Steve's Friday exhibit, which quite often used to be a rerun besides, and substitute it with Morgus. This infuriated the Steve Allen enthusiasts. so one can please every person, Channel 2 additional a 90-minute Steve Allen convey matinee on Saturdays at 5:30 P.M. as soon as this controversy was once settled, Morgus grew to become extra renowned than ever. quickly he had his personal weekday climate convey, which seemed on a daily basis at 5:55 P.M. The exhibits, which lasted 5 mins.
P.M. Morgus offers remained at the air for 2 years. Then, from 1970 to 1971, Morgus reappeared on WDSU-TV. regrettably this exhibit, which was once visible within the afternoons, by no means quite clicked. maybe it used to be the time slot or the truth that Morgus was once web hosting big name Trek reruns. It was once in this interval that misfortune struck Tommy George, alias Chopsley. whereas top a funeral procession, George, nonetheless a deputy on the time used to be hit via a automobile. either he and his bike slid over a hundred toes down the.
Mummy, and Dracula. The grand finale consisted of Professor Cerberus bringing the Frankenstein monster again to lifestyles. His assistant Ygor may support by means of going out into the viewers to gather physique elements, equivalent to palms, eyes, and blood. occasionally Gammill might additionally exit into the viewers because the Wolf guy. The terrified teenagers could then both run like loopy or attack him bodily. The Museum of Horrors forged (clockwise, from left) Ygor (Kerry Gammill), Frankenstein Monster (Jess Sherman),.
Host, referred to as Jeepers Creepers, was once portrayed by way of Bob man. on the time he used to be Channel 13's software director. Jeepers had significant bulging eyes and hairy brows. His express featured many sidekicks, like Pumpkin the rat, Boris the werewolf, a small cranium named Doris, her Aunt Minnie (a greater skull), a lizard named Billy Joe, and a shrunken head named Julie. regular hijinks at the express integrated Jeepers being chased through the Mad Mummy in the course of a displaying of The Mummy's Curse. Actor Fred Stuthman applies his.
"Whatever occurred to the man with . . . ." simply because Roberta displays the flicks prematurely, there are usually visible tie-ins among the motion picture and Crematia. for instance, whereas that includes the motion picture Madhouse, starring Vincent rate, Crematia turned bored. the only factor that gave the look of enjoyable was once making crank cell calls. She determined that after humans responded, she might simply breathe and dangle up. once they reduce to the motion picture, there has been Vincent fee answering the telephone. "Who is this?" he calls for. yet.