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Poll: Face-Off: Scream King or Queen

Jamie Lee Curtis is the leading scream queen in any poll of that issue. But formerly there was a guy who invented the Wilhelm Scream in the movie Distant Drums (1951). That special scream was used in more than one-hundred movies as an inside running gag of the film industry. Which of the two candidates would you consider to be the majesty of screams? Discuss here.

Results of 248 votes:

  1. 1.

    Jamie Lee Curtis

    Scream queen in Halloween (1978) and several sequels of it, Prom Night (1980) and The Fog (1980).
  2. 2.

    Sheb Wooley

    Scream king in Distant Drums (1951) as Pvt. Jessup and his scream was used in more than one-hundred other movies like Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the J…

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