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Elisha Cook, Jr.
(Movies & TV)
Robert Taylor (actor)
(Movies & TV)
Vincent Price
(Movies & TV)
John Sturges
(Movies & TV)
California
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B movie
(Movie)
Bruce Bennett
(Movies & TV)
 

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William Castle

Knowledge Identifier: +William_Castle

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William Castle

American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1914.

Countries: United States (88%), (13%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Elisha Cook, Jr., Robert Taylor (actor), Vincent Price

Linked to: Jews, The Village Voice, Newsweek, Bell Telephone Company

 

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William Castle was born in 1914 add something


1940

Castle began directing films in the early 1940s, and later television, before moving on to the "gimmick films" add something

 

Bruce Bennett - The "Washington Post" noted, "He moved into grittier roles in the late 1940s and early 1950s, playing a detective in William Castle's "Undertow" and a forensic scientist who helps solve a crime in John Sturges' "Mystery Street"


1950

B movie - In the late 1950s, William Castle became known as the great innovator of the B movie publicity gimmick


1959

Elisha Cook, Jr. - At the other end of the cinematic spectrum, he appeared in William Castle's horror film "House on Haunted Hill", released in 1959, and Roman Polanski's adaptation of Rosemary's Baby

 

Vincent Price - He played Dr. Warren Chapin, in "The Tingler", a 1959 horror-thriller film by the American producer and director William Castle


1964

Robert Bloch - In 1964 Bloch wrote two movies for William Castle - "Straight-Jacket" and "The Night Walker"

 

Robert Taylor (actor) - In 1964, he co-starred with his former wife, Barbara Stanwyck, in William Castle's psychological horror film "The Night Walker"


William Castle died in 1977 add something

 

After a long career, Castle died on 31 May 1977 in Los Angeles , California, of a heart attack add something


1999

Two of his films have been remade by his daughter Terry Ann Castle, who co-produced "House on Haunted Hill" in 1999, and "Thirteen Ghosts" in 2001 add something


2014

In 2014, BearManor Media published "Showmanship: The Cinema of William Castle", the first book to offer a complete film-by-film analysis of Castle's directorial efforts add something