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Died on this day in horror history – May 6

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May 6

2007 – Lois Gibson, who wrote the screenplay for “Crypt of the Living Dead” a.k.a. “Hannah: Queen Of The Vampires,” passed away at the age of 78

2007 – Writer/director Curtis Harrington, whose huge body of work includes “Queen Of Blood,” “The Killer Bees” and “Devil Dog: The Hound Of Hell,” passed away at the age of 80.

1996 – Suzanne Ridgeway, who appeared in the films “The She Creature” and “From Hell It Came,” passed away at the age of 78.

1991 – Wilfrid Hyde-White who appeared in the film “Chamber of Horrors” and the TV series’ “Battlestar Galatica” and “Buck Rogers,” passed away at the age of 87.

1970 – Al Jarvis who was one of the first radio disc jockeys in L.A., and who appeared in the films “The Twonky” and “Phantom Planet,” passed away at the age of 60.

1968 – Rex Carlton who produced such films as “The Brain That Wouldn’t Die,” ” Blood of Dracula’s Castle,” and “Nightmare In Wax,” passed away at the age of 53.

1919 – Writer L. Frank Baum who created “The Wizard of Oz,” passed away at the age of 62.

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Wilfred Hyde-White

About Michael Juvinall

Michael Juvinall
I am a Horror journalist, owner of Monster Man Productions, ravenous Horror fiend, aficionado of the classic Universal Monsters, Hammer Horror, Werewolves, and all things Horror.

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