Creepshow

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Several screenshots from the film, demonstrating the way comic-book imagery and effects were used extensively by director George A. Romero to recreate the feel of classic 1950s EC horror comics, such as ''Tales from the Crypt

1982 American horror comedy anthology film directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King, making this film his screenwriting debut.

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Fritz Weaver

American actor in television, stage, and motion pictures.

American actor in television, stage, and motion pictures.

In cinema, he made his debut in the film Fail Safe (1964) and also appeared in Marathon Man (1976), Creepshow (1982), and The Thomas Crown Affair (1999).

Holbrook in 1977

Hal Holbrook

American actor, television director, and screenwriter.

American actor, television director, and screenwriter.

Holbrook in 1977
Holbrook in The Brighter Day Scene, August 1954
Holbrook performing as Twain at the University of Houston
Holbrook in 2007
President George W. Bush and Laura Bush pose for a photo with Holbrook (center), a recipient of the National Humanities Medal in the Oval Office on November 14, 2003.
Holbrook and Carter at the 41st Primetime Emmy Awards, 1990

He also appeared in such films as Julia (1977), The Fog (1980), Creepshow (1982), Wall Street (1987), The Firm (1993), Hercules (1997), and Men of Honor (2000).

Viveca Lindfors, 1957

Viveca Lindfors

Swedish-born American stage, film, and television actress.

Swedish-born American stage, film, and television actress.

Viveca Lindfors, 1957
Lindfors as the Moabite high priestess in The Story of Ruth (1960)
Lindfors with Bob Fosse in the Broadway revival of Pal Joey (1963)
Lindfors, Richard Basehart and Boris Karloff in a Theatre '62 episode, "The Paradine Case" (1962)

She appeared in more than 100 films, including Night Unto Night, No Sad Songs for Me, Dark City, The Halliday Brand, King of Kings, An Affair of the Skin, Creepshow, The Sure Thing, and Stargate.

Savini at Spooky Empire's Ultimate Horror Weekend 2014, held in Orlando, Florida.

Tom Savini

American prosthetic makeup artist, actor, stunt performer and film director.

American prosthetic makeup artist, actor, stunt performer and film director.

Savini at Spooky Empire's Ultimate Horror Weekend 2014, held in Orlando, Florida.
Tom Savini in 2007

He is known for his makeup and special effects work on many films directed by George A. Romero, including Martin, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Creepshow and Monkey Shines; he also created the special effects and makeup for many cult classics like Friday the 13th (parts I and IV), Maniac, The Burning, The Prowler and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2.

King in 2007

Stephen King

American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, science-fiction, and fantasy novels.

American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, science-fiction, and fantasy novels.

King in 2007
In 1971, King worked as a teacher at Hampden Academy
Stephen King at the Harvard Book Store, June 6, 2005
Stephen King in 2011
King campaigning for Gary Hart for President in 1984
King at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany, 2013
King's home in Bangor
King wearing a Boston Red Sox jersey at a book signing in November 2004

He displayed an early interest in horror as an avid reader of EC horror comics, including Tales from the Crypt, and he later paid tribute to the comics in his screenplay for Creepshow.

Film director John Badham during filming of The Godchild in 1974

Anthology film

Single film consisting of several shorter films, each complete in itself and distinguished from the other, though frequently tied together by a single theme, premise, or author.

Single film consisting of several shorter films, each complete in itself and distinguished from the other, though frequently tied together by a single theme, premise, or author.

Film director John Badham during filming of The Godchild in 1974

From Beyond the Grave (1974), Trilogy of Terror (1975), Heavy Metal (1981), Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), Creepshow (1982), The Company of Wolves (1984), Creepshow 2 (1987), Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990) and Tales from the Hood (1995) are various horror themed anthologies from the 70s to the 90s.

Hill at the 2019 WonderCon

Joe Hill (writer)

American writer.

American writer.

Hill at the 2019 WonderCon
Hill at a book store reading in March 2007

At age 9, he appeared in the 1982 film Creepshow, directed by George A. Romero, which co-starred and was written by his father.

Marshall in 1970

E. G. Marshall

American actor, best known for his television roles as the lawyer Lawrence Preston on The Defenders in the 1960s and as neurosurgeon David Craig on The Bold Ones: The New Doctors in the 1970s.

American actor, best known for his television roles as the lawyer Lawrence Preston on The Defenders in the 1960s and as neurosurgeon David Craig on The Bold Ones: The New Doctors in the 1970s.

Marshall in 1970

1982 Creepshow as Upson Pratt (segment "They're Creeping Up On You")

Romero at the 2009 Venice Film Festival

George A. Romero

American-Canadian filmmaker, writer, and editor.

American-Canadian filmmaker, writer, and editor.

Romero at the 2009 Venice Film Festival
Romero on the set of Knightriders
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Romero in 2016

Aside from this series, his works include The Crazies (1973), Martin (1978), Knightriders (1981), Creepshow (1982), Monkey Shines (1988), The Dark Half (1993), and Bruiser (2000).

Barbeau in June 2011

Adrienne Barbeau

American actress, singer and the author of three books.

American actress, singer and the author of three books.

Barbeau in June 2011

In 1980, she began appearing in horror and science fiction films, including The Fog (1980), Escape from New York (1981), Creepshow (1982), and Swamp Thing (1982).