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The Final Curtain
By Lucan

THE FINAL CURTAIN--
To all good things, an end must come, and on that note, I'd like to take this chance to pay tribute to the following entertainers & directors who've departed this mortal coil since we last met:

LYNN CARTWRIGHT
(Actress) - "The Wasp Woman", "Queen of Outer Space"

PATRICK CRANSHAW
(aka PAT CRANSHAW) (Actor) - "The Amazing Transparent Man",
"Curse of The Swamp Creature" (TV), "Ed Wood", "Herbie: Fully Loaded"

CONSTANCE CUMMINGS
(Actress) - "Behind The Mask", "Blithe Spirit" ('45)

RODNEY DANGERFIELD
(Comedian/Actor) - "The Projectionist", "Casper: A
Spirited Beginning", "Little Nicky"

JAMES DOOHAN (Actor) -
"Star Trek" (60's TV series), "Star Trek" films I -
VI, "Jason of Star Command" (TV)

RICHARD HARRIS (Actor) -
"Orca", "Harry Potter & the Sorceror's Stone",
"Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets"

MATTHEW McGRORY
(Actor) - "Big Fish", "House of 1,000 Corpses', "The Devil's
Rejects"

SIR JOHN MILLS -
"Swiss Family Robinson" (' 60), "The Wrong Box",
"Frankenstein" (TV- '92)

BROCK PETERS -
"Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home", "Star Trek VI: The
Undiscovered Country", "Alligator 2"

RICHARD PRYOR
(Comedian/Actor) - "The Wiz", "Superman 3", "The Muppet Movie"

THURL RAVENSCROFT
(Voiceover Artist) - Voice of "Tony The Tiger", also sang
the lead "Grim Grinning Ghost" vocals for Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, also
sang the
classic
"You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch" in the animated holiday special "How The
Grinch Stole Christmas".

CHRISTOPHER REEVE (Actor) -
"Superman" I-IV, "Village of the Damned" ('95)

NIPSEY RUSSELL
(Comedian/Actor) - "The Wiz"

VINCENT SCHIAVELLI (Actor) -
"The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai", "Ghost",
"Batman Returns"

AVERY SCHREIBER
(Actor/Comedian) - "The Monitors", "Silent Scream",
"Caveman", "Dracula, Dead & Loving It"

GEORGE C. SCOTT
(Actor) - "The Changeling", "Firestarter", "A Christmas
Carol" (TV- '84)

WENDIE JO SPERBER
(Actress) - "Back To the Future" 1 & 3

PAUL WINCHELL
(Voiceover Artist/Ventriloquist) - Voice of classic
Hanna-Barbera cartoon villains Dick Dastardly and Gargamel of "The Smurfs"

SHELLEY WINTERS
(Actress) - "The Night of the Hunter", "Who Slew Auntie
Roo?", "Pete's Dragon", "The Poseidon Adventure"

Lewis Allen
(Dir.) "The Uninvited"

Paul Bartel
(Actor & Director) "Piranha", "Eating Raoul" & "Frankenweenie"

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
(Actor) "Sinbad The Sailor" & "Ghost Story"

Sir John Gielgud
(Actor) "Frankenstein: The True Story" (TV) & "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" ('82, TV)

Sir Alec Guiness
(Actor) The "Star Wars" Trilogy & "Murder By Death"

Larry Linville
(Actor) "The Night Stalker" (TV) & "CHUD 2"

Clayton Moore
(Actor) "Black Dragons" & "The Crimson Ghost" (both movie serials)

Steve Reeves
(Actor) "Hercules" and several other "sword & sand" epics.

David Tomlinson
(Actor) "Bedknobs & Broomsticks" & "Mary Poppins"

Roger Vadim
(Dir.) "Barbarella" & "Blood & Black Lace"

Rod Steiger
(Actor) The Amityville Horror, Guilty As Charged, Mars Attacks!

Kim Hunter
(Actress) Planet Of The Apes, Beneath & Escape From The Planet Of The Apes, The 7th Victim

Dennis Fimple
(Actor) King Kong ('76), The Spectre Of Edgar Allen Poe, House Of 1,000 Corpses

Milton Berle
(Actor) Journey Back To Oz (voice-over), The Muppet Movie, The Loved One

John Agar
(Actor) Revenge Of The Creature, Tarantula, The Mole People, Nightbreed (& several others)

Kenneth Tobey
(Actor) The Thing ('51), The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms, Strange Invaders (& several others)

Katy Jurado
(Actress) The Fearmaker (aka Rancho del miedo)

Trevor Goddard
(Actor) Mortal Kombat, Deep Rising, Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl

J. Lee Thompson
(Director) Conquest Of & Battle For The Planet Of The Apes, Happy Birthday To Me

Gregory Peck
(Actor) The Omen, The Boys From Brazil, Spellbound

Hume Cronyn
(Actor) - Phantom Of The Opera ('43), Cocoon, *batteries not included

William Marshall
(Actor) - Blacula, Scream Blacula Scream, Abby, The Fisher King

Sydney Lassick
(Actor) - Carrie, Alligator, Lady In White

Andrea King
(Actress) - The Beast With 5 Fingers, Red Planet Mars, Blackenstein

Bob Hope
(Actor) - The Cat & The Canary ('39), Ghost Breakers, The Muppet Movie

David Newman
(Screenwriter) - Superman, Superman 2, Superman 3, Santa Claus: the Movie

Buddy Hackett
(Actor) - The Wonderful World Of The Brothers Grimm, The Love Bug, The Little Mermaid (voice-over)

Lionel Wilson
(Actor) - Voice-over artist for the '57 cartoon series "Tom Terrific" and the voice of Eustace on "Courage, The Cowardly Dog"

 

More to Come
I am sure

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Till Next Time.

Pleasant Screams,

~ Lucan ~


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