- Biography, Cultural History, Docutainment, Arts, and History
"Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story" chronicles the last great American showman, filmmaker William Castle, a master of ballyhoo who became a brand name in movie horror with his outrageous audience participation gimmicks. Castle treated delighted moviegoers to buzzing seats, flying skeletons, luminescent ghosts and life insurance policies. His is a rags to riches tale of a larger than life showman who climbed his way up the Hollywood ladder by reinventing himself as a modern P.T. Barnum, all the while driven by a fear of failure and a longing to be respected among his peers.
- Running time
- 80 minutes
- Jeffrey Schwarz ... Producer, Director
- Prod. Co.
- Automat Pictures
- United States
- Release year
- AFIFest - World Premiere
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