|starring||John Waters, John Landis, Roger Corman, Leonard Maltin, Marcel Marceau, Joe Dante|
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SynopsisA chronicle of 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.
In an age filled with remake after remake, now’s the time to start going back in time and checking out the films that are being ripped off today. If you’ve already seen the Universal classics like FRANKENSTEIN and DRACULA, or have already gazed your eyes upon the classic NOSFERATU, then maybe it’s time to educate yourself about the legendary William Castle, who took cinema to a whole new level. You might think Walt Disney World was the first place to get interactive with films (HONEY I SHRUNK THE AUDIENCE), but Castle was the originator. In the documentary SPINE TINGLER! THE WILLIAM CASTLE STORY filmmaker (and fan) Jeffrey Schwarz will help transport you to a world where going to the theater more than just an afternoon killer, it was an event. …Read More