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Sharon Tate and Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate: American actress, star of Roman Polanski’s failed comedy-horror, The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) and married to Polanski from January 1968 until her death 17 months later in August 1969. 34 more words


Sharon Tate portrait

The unusual plot, which could be considered a precursor to The Wicker Man, another occult thriller that achieved cult status in the seventies, stars David Niven as a wealthy vineyard owner who begins acting strangely after his grape crop fails for the third year in a row. 116 more words


Sharon Tate 'Eye Of The Devil' 1966

Does it really seem surprising that a film entitled Eye of the Devil (1967) would experience a cursed production schedule? Initially, Kim Novak was cast in the lead but had to withdraw from the film with a back injury after eighty per cent of it had been shot. 198 more words


Police identify body stabbed 150 times near site of Manson family killings as Montreal woman

Los Angeles police have identified the body of a woman found stabbed 150 times in 1969 near the site of the Manson family killings as a 19-year-old from Montreal, People magazine reported Wednesday. 369 more words


Before They Were Murdered

Bob Crane – The Hogan’s Heroes star was found murdered in Scottsdale, Arizona in June 1978. The case remains officially unsolved, although incriminating evidence implicates a former friend who was tried and acquitted in 1994. 692 more words

Bob Crane

Good Cinema: Multiple Maniacs (Dir: John Waters, 1970)

Today, John Waters turns 70. Which in this crazy new world seems young. Especially when Prince died yesterday at 57. I’m still reeling from Joan Rivers’ death two years ago at 81, which felt insanely too soon. 2,007 more words

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Vampires and Comedy and Dead Celebrities

The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) was recently on television, and I finally got to see this rare horror comedy first hand.  This was the last movie Sharon Tate ever did before being murdered by the Manson Family.   544 more words