Circle of Fear
(TV Series) (executive producer - 21 episodes, 1972 - 1973) (producer - 1 episode, 1972)
Directed a production of "Dracula".
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Billy Castle | Bill Castle | William C. Castle
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We all have a common interest: bigger and more horrible monsters--and I'm just the monster to bring them to you.
Castle often appeared at the beginning of his own films, "warning" movie-goers about the terrors they were about to experience. To ensure that audience reaction was maximized, Castle frequently resorted to "interactive gimmicks" - like theatre seats wired to slightly electrocute patrons during scary scenes (The Tingler) a 3-D skeleton that floated from the screen on wires (House on Haunted Hill) ...
Famous (infamous?) for gimmick-laden films, often with over-hyped effects, such as in The Tingler
(1959) (a vibrating device attached to theater seats).