A host horror movie show with Bob Chesson as "Dead Earnest" presenting movies on WTCG-TV Channel 17 Atlanta, Georgia in the early 1970's. The shows were tapped at WRET-TV Channel 36 Charlotte, North Carolina, the shipped to WTCG-TV for screening on Friday nights. In the 1980's Bob had been hospitalized at the VA facility in Salisbury, following a head-injury and subsequent stroke. Bob developed pneumonia and died in 1990.
Paul Gerard Kennedy
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The set was a pretty bare TV studio with Earnest, in a vampire cape and false vampire teeth stuck in his mouth, sitting up in his coffin in the fog machine smoke and wisecracking. See more