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Criswell (1907–1982)

"87% of Criswell's predictions have come true!" -- The ones he reminds you of. Whereas it is true Criswell made an amazing forecast on The Jack Paar Program (1962) on March 10, 1963: "I predict that President Kennedy will not run for reelection in 1964, because of something that will happen to him in November 1963." Criswell also predicted the ... See full bio »

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Orgy of the Dead The Emperor
The Jack Paar Program Self / the Amazing Criswell


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 1965 Orgy of the Dead
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 1959 Night of the Ghouls
 1957 Plan 9 from Outer Space
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CD: "The Legendary Criswell Predicts Your Incredible Future" (ZDEC)

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Although married, during the 1950s Criswell maintained a private penthouse apartment (complete with roof garden) at the Highland Towers Apartments at 1922 Highland Avenue in Hollywood. He was listed in the city directory as "Mr. King" and used the apartment to entertain private friends. Close friend Liberace was an occasional guest at his private cocktail parties there. The building (designed for... See more »

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