Horror Host's

Horror Host's

unvrslmnstrben's picture

Hey, did any of you have any local horror hosts on tv in your areas back before cable tv took off?  Post the names of some, I would love to look them up, I grew up in Indiana and there was a great guy named Sammy Terry for years and years, 

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Master_Mayhem's picture

 Actually Sammy Terry is still kickin it at 79 years of age. His real name is Bob Carter, originally a native of Illinois, he moved to Indianapolis in the early 60s where he went to work at WTTV channel 4 on Bluff Rd, not too far from where I lived at one time. I grew up and loved watching Sammy so I had to chime in on this. Today, he still makes appearance's, mainly at horror cons that pass thru Indy. Heres a link to his site

                            http://www.sammyterrynightmares.com/

 

 

 

cesare's picture

In Philadelphia, we had Dr. Shock for about 4 hours on Saturday afternoon.  He would show to B-Flick, do a little magic and make bad jokes about the bad movies.  We loved him here.  I even got his autograph at our church carnival one year.

He passed away in the late 1970's and there has never been a replacement.

He's fondly remembered by those who saw him.

Love to Bubbles, where ever you are.

 

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