A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde: Interviews with 62 by Tom Weaver

By Tom Weaver

During this jam-packed jamboree of conversations, greater than 60 motion picture veterans describe their reviews at the units of a few of the world's such a lot cherished sci-fi and horror video clips and tv sequence. together with groundbreaking oldies (Flash Gordon, 1000000 B.C.); Fifties and Sixties milestones (The battle of the Worlds, Psycho, residence of Usher); vintage schlock (Queen of Outer house, assault of the Crab Monsters); and cult television favorites (Lost in house, Land of the Giants), the discussions provide a frank and interesting behind-the-scenes glance. one of the interviewees: Roger Corman, Pamela Duncan, Richard and Alex Gordon, Tony "Dr. Lao" Randall, Troy Donahue, Sid Melton, Fess Parker, Nan Peterson, Alan younger, John "Bud" Cardos, and dozens extra.

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It was incredible. 2. Joanne Fulton on John P. Fulton 27 According to Dad, Mr. DeMille at this point was really having some serious heart problems. He’d already had a couple of heart attacks at home, and nobody was really sure if this man was going to survive the making of The Ten Commandments. In the movie there was a big wall, 50 feet tall and, I dunno, 100 feet long. Because Mr. DeMille wanted to look at the camera angles and so on, he insisted on climbing up a ladder to get up on the top to look out and see what was going on.

They were very busy men and had little time to devote to their children. But they did share one “fathering” concept: Their idea of being a good husband and Forty years married in 2005, Joanne and W. Ralph Schaefer celebrated their “ruby anniversary” with family at Disneyland’s Napa Rose Restaurant. 32 A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde father was to earn good money with hard work, and provide their family with a lovely home, nice clothes, good food, medical attention, entertainment and, for their children, toys.

This was my introduction to Anna: I was lying on a jungle trail, having supposedly been grazed by a native spear, and I was “unconscious,” and she was to come on the scene and pick me up with her trunk and put me up on her shoulder. Elephants are very quiet so I didn’t hear her coming ... but the earth seemed to be moving as this elephant approached! ” I arched my back so that she could reach under me with her trunk ... I felt this thing coming underneath me, a tapered trunk which was fairly small ...

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