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Jack Carter, Comedic Actor and Calvacade of Stars Host, Dead at 93

Jack Carter, Comedic Actor and Calvacade of Stars Host, Dead at 93
Jack Carter, a comedian whose nearly seventy-year career encompassed fare as diverse as Cavalcade of Stars and iCarly, is dead at the age of 93.

Carter died of respiratory failure on Sunday, June 28, at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., our sister site Variety reports.

The actor — who also worked as a singer, director and emcee — got his TV break in Milton Berle’s Texaco Star Theatre in 1948, from which he built a long career as a character actor who appeared in TV fare as varied as I Dream of Jeannie, Fantasy Island and Desperate Housewives.

A contemporary of Jimmy Durante,
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Comedian Jack Carter Dies at 93

Comedian Jack Carter Dies at 93
Comedian Jack Carter died June 28 of respiratory failure at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 93. He was also an actor, emcee, singer, mimic, dancer, and director in a career that spanned over seven decades.

He began his professional career appearing on Broadway in “Call Me Mister.” He later appeared on Milton Berle’s “Texaco Star Theatre” shows, and it was during this time that Carter got his first real break.

For two years, he hosted the early television variety program “Cavalcade of Stars” prior to having his own show on NBC, “The Jack Carter Show,” which lasted three years, and was a part of the “Saturday Night Review.” He also co-starred in several of the Colgate Comedy Hours with Ed Wynn, Jimmy Durante, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis and Donald O’Connor.

In addition to “Call Me Mister,” his Broadway credits include “Mr. Wonderful” and “Top Banana.” He hosted the
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Comedian Jack Carter Dies at 93

Comedian Jack Carter Dies at 93
Comedian Jack Carter died June 28 of respiratory failure at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 93. He was also an actor, emcee, singer, mimic, dancer, and director in a career that spanned over seven decades.

He began his professional career appearing on Broadway in “Call Me Mister.” He later appeared on Milton Berle’s “Texaco Star Theatre” shows, and it was during this time that Carter got his first real break.

For two years, he hosted the early television variety program “Cavalcade of Stars” prior to having his own show on NBC, “The Jack Carter Show,” which lasted three years, and was a part of the “Saturday Night Review.” He also co-starred in several of the Colgate Comedy Hours with Ed Wynn, Jimmy Durante, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis and Donald O’Connor.

In addition to “Call Me Mister,” his Broadway credits include “Mr. Wonderful” and “Top Banana.” He hosted the
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A 7 in the Torture Chamber Trailer Premieres Here!

Tagline: "Seven go in...who comes out?" Indican Pictures has just released the first trailer for 7 in the Torture Chamber. This indie, horror film involves a serial killer, running loose at an all girls rehabilitation camp. The trailer also shows what can happen to the unwary. As well, this title will be released in May of 2015, on DVD. The film stars Cortney Palm (Zombeavers), James Duval and Nick Principe. John Case (30 Days to Die) has directed and completed this production. The trailer, for the film, shows some of the blood effects and situations. A Richard Nixon-masked character stalks several people, axe in hand, while others decide to explore more sexual situations. More details will be released on 7 in the Torture Chamber as the film nears its release date. Also, several stills, from the film, are hosted here. Release Date: May 2015. Director: John Case. Cast: James Duval, Nick Principe, Wendy Carter,
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30 Days to Die International Debut

30 Days to Die is another film that will have its world premiere at the Afm. 30 Days to Die will show Sunday, November 8th at the Afm and an official poster plus trailer are both available here. The film stars Marce Sheffler, Marjan Faritous, and Brendan Connor, who each must survive a masked killer on the grounds of Crystal Lake (yes, you read that right). An homage to the Friday the 13th series of films 30 Days looks dark and foreboding and might not be for those out for the silly, or campy. Check out the full cast, crew, and trailer highlights below.

A short synopsis for 30 Days to Die here:

"A group of girls trapped in an institution suffer the wrath of a masked serial killer, while the film pays homage to the Friday the 13th series of films."

Director: Griff Furst.

Writer: Marquito Sanchez, John Case, and Griff Furst.

Cast: Marc Sheffler,
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Indie horror 30 Days To Die pays homage to Friday the 13th

Breaking news! We've learned that Griff Furst (I Am Omega), has broken free of The Asylum to direct his own indie slasher called 30 Days to Die (aka "Girls Gone Dead"). Billed as a "campy thriller that pays homage to Friday the 13th," the film pits a group of girls against a mad man in an mental institution.

Synopsis:

A group of girls trapped in an institution suffer the wrath of a serial killer on the loose.

30 Days to Die stars Marc Sheffler, Marjan Faritous, Brendan Connor, Wendy Carter and Shirly Brener.

Trailer after the break.

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