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Bob Burns ... Himself

William Castle ... Himself (archive footage)

Darryl Hickman ... Himself
David J. Skal ... Himself
Lucy Chase Williams ... Herself

Directed by
Jeffrey Schwarz 
 
Produced by
Jeffrey Schwarz .... producer
 
Original Music by
Von Dexter 
 
Cinematography by
Matt Faw 
 
Film Editing by
Jeffrey Schwarz 
 
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Charles Zubieta .... assistant editor
 
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Peter Avellino .... researcher
Bob Burns .... archival material
Taylor L. White .... archival material
 
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Samuel Z. Arkoff .... special thanks
Bob Burns .... special thanks
Richard Heft .... special thanks
Dani Michaeli .... special thanks
Fred Olen Ray .... special thanks
David J. Skal .... special thanks
Alan Skinner .... special thanks
Tom Weaver .... special thanks
Lucy Chase Williams .... special thanks
 

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Fun for William Castle Fans, 14 November 2010
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Scream for Your Lives! William Castle and 'The Tingler' (1999)

*** (out of 4)

If you're a fan of William Castle then surely you're aware of the "hype" he built around his films. For THE TINGLER we not only got a sequence in color and Vincent Price having an acid trip but some folks were treated to buzzers under their seats that would go off and shock them during certain points of the film. I've been fairly hard on Castle's non-horror films but there's no denying he could make the genre films very fun. THE TINGLER is discussed here as having a crazy plot but it's also a very entertaining little gem that manages to be one of the most fun films from this period. Bob Burns, David J. Skal, Lucy Chase Williams and Darryl Hickman are on hand to share their memories of the film and they all tell some good ones. The most fascinating things deal with the film's original showing, which included the buzzers as well as other personal appearances that the director would have. If you're a fan of THE TINGLER then this featurette is a must see (and is included on that film's DVD).

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