[Castle Talk] Relive The Birth Of TV Horror With 'Master Of Dark Shadows'

 

David Gregory has made documentaries about a slew of films and filmmakers, most notably 2014's terrific Lost Soul, which detailed director Richard Stanley's travails on his big screen adaptation of The Island of Dr. Moreau.

Castle Talk: Relive The Birth Of TV Horror With Master Of Dark Shadows

Now his subject is Dark Shadows, which starred Canadian actor Jonathan Frid as vampire Barnabas Collins and inspired the 2012 film of the same name. The doc features interviews with cast members like Lara Parker, John Karlen and David Selby, famous fans like Whoopi Goldberg, partners of producer Dan Curtis like Barbara Steele, and is narrated by Deadwood's Ian McShane.

We chat about what caused the strange soap to take off, and why it resonates still.

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About Jason Henderson

Jason Henderson, author of the Young Captain Nemo (Macmillan Children's) and Alex Van Helsing (HarperTeen) series, earned his BA from University of Dallas in 1993 and his JD from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C., in 1996. His popular podcasts “Castle Talk” and “Castle of Horror” feature interviews and discussion panels made up of best-selling writers and artists from all genres. Henderson lives in Colorado with his wife and two daughters.

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