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.
He had seen the Pete Smith short "Murder in 3-D" (1941) which demonstrated the 3D process in motion pictures. In 1950, while at Universal, he proposed doing Jules Verne's "From the Earth to the Moon" with the gimmick of 3D to bring in the audiences. He was told that it would be too costly and that audiences wouldn't want to wear the required glasses for an entire feature and that there was no ...
Famous (infamous?) for gimmick-laden films, often with over-hyped effects, such as in The Tingler
(1959) (a vibrating device attached to theater seats).