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Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story

He was just another movie director...until he found himself a gimmick.
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Genre
Biography, Cultural History, Docutainment, Arts, and History
Synopsis

"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.

Stage
finished
Running time
80 minutes

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Production Details

Prod. Co.
Automat Pictures
Country
United States

Distribution Details

Release year
2007
Festivals
AFIFest - World Premiere
Language
English

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