Monthly Archives: June 2012

From the set…Pat Boone

Yesterday Mark and I had the pleasure of interviewing singer/actor Pat Boone for Monsters, Martians and Mad Scientists: Horror in the Atomic Age. The subject of our interview was, of course, the 1959 fantasy classic Journey to the Center of … Continue reading

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Robert Nichols – “The Thing From Another World” Interview

Robert Nichols’ acting career didn’t start the way most Hollywood stories do. The Sacramento native’s big break came while living in London after serving in the US Army during World War II. The year was 1949. Legendary director Howard Hawks … Continue reading

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Just confirmed…Jimmy Hunt

We are delighted to announce that Jimmy Hunt will appear in Monsters, Martians and Mad Scientists: Horror in the Atomic Age. Mr. Hunt starred as David MacLean in the 1953 science fiction classic Invader from Mars. The film, directed by William … Continue reading

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Just confirmed…William Schallert

William Schallert has just been confirmed to appear in Monsters, Martians and Mad Scientists: Horror in the Atomic Age. This veteran film and television actor may be best known for playing Patty Duke’s father on The Patty Duke Show from 1963 to … Continue reading

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When blog posts collide

A few weeks ago I posted about legendary Hollywood make-up artist and “King of the Gorilla Men” Charles Gemora. As you may recall, Gemora appeared as Erik the Gorilla in the Bela Lugosi film Murders in the Rue Morgue. He also … Continue reading

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Just confirmed…Richard Anderson

Operator 13 Productions is extremely pleased to announce that Richard Anderson has been added to the lineup of Monsters, Martians and Mad Scientists: Horror in the Atomic Age. Mr. Anderson appeared as Chief Quinn in the 1956 science fiction classic Forbidden … Continue reading

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From the set…Carroll Borland

Carroll Borland co-starred with Bela Lugosi in Mark of the Vampire (1935), in which she played Luna Mora, daughter of Lugosi’s character Count Mora. Despite having only one line (Lugosi had only three) and about 10 minutes of screen time, … Continue reading

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