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Maila Nurmi's Dressing Room 

The Finnish-born Maila Nurmi became famous in the United States as Vampira, the first horror tv host. Protagonist of the Vampira Show in 1954/1955, she also starred in… 90 more words

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Wrapping up Maila Nurmi and Vampira

Yesterday, the songs I made from Dave Moore’s cycle of poems about Vampira had taken us up to her short run as the first “horror host” in the early days of television. 764 more words


Hollywood TV

Once more we visit a song from the Dave Moore-written song-cycle looking at the innovative goth/horror persona created by Maila Nurmi in 1953-54. Today’s piece… 1,020 more words



Showbiz nickname of former model Maila Nurmi who was the late night horror show hostess on ABC’s THE VAMPIRA SHOW seen on affiliate Channel 7 in Hollywood in the 1950s. 505 more words

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