Category Archives: From the set reports

From the set…Ib Melchior

On May 23rd, Mark and I had the great privilege of interviewing Ib Melchior, writer/ director of  The Angry Red Planet (1959) and The Time Travelers (1964). I asked Melchior how he first came to be interested in science fiction: “Actually I was … Continue reading

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From the set…Coleen Gray

On July 21st, Mark and I interviewed Coleen Gray. It was a rare privilege to interview an actor who has appeared in so many of my favorite films, including the film noir classics The Killing and Nightmare Alley as well as … Continue reading

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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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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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Monsterpalooza 2012 Report – Day 3

Our final day at Monsterpalooza consisted of two interviews for Monsters, Martians and Mad Scientists: Horror in the Atomic Age. We also secured commitments for two more interviews to be filmed at a later date. Not bad for a Sunday! First … Continue reading

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Monsterpalooza 2012 Report – Day 2

Day 2 of Monsterpalooza  began on an extremely high note for the Operator 13 team as we filmed an interview with Sara Karloff, daughter of the legendary Boris Karloff, to be included in Lugosi: The Forgotten King. Producer Dave Stuckey … Continue reading

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Monsterpalooza 2012 Report – Day 1

Mark and I arrived at the Marriott Friday afternoon. We set up our lights, camera and backdrop in our room and were ready to begin interviewing people for the documentaries! We then hit the convention floor to touch base with … Continue reading

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