Bud Westmore – make-up artist

Bud Westmore (13 January 1918 – 24 June 1973) was a make-up artist in Hollywood and son of George Westmore, a member of the Westmore family prominent in Hollywood make-up. He is …

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Castle Films – 8mm home movie distributor

Castle Films was a home-movie distributor founded in California by former newsreel cameraman Eugene W. Castle in 1924. The company originally produced business and advertising films. In 1937, Castle branched out into 8mm and 16mm home movies, buying newsreel …

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Hold That Ghost – USA, 1941 – reviews

‘Those Slap-happy Screamsters go a’hauntin!’ Hold That Ghost is a 1941 comedy horror film starring Abbott and Costello and featuring Joan Davis, Evelyn Ankers, and Shemp Howard (one of The Three Stooges). It was filmed from under the working title Oh, …

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