Tales From The Crypt - From Comic Books To Television
Sunday, October 17, 2004 - 1:30am
They were the Horror Comics of the 1950s and they served as inspiration for a generation of writers and fi lmmakers, including R.L. Stine, Joel Silver, John Carpenter and George A. Romero. Tales From The Crypt: From Comic Books to Television tells the story of famed EC Comics publisher Willaim M. Gaines and details the controversy which erupted a half century ago over his ground-breaking horror, crime and science fi ction comic books. Using hundreds of comic book images and numerous clips from fi lms and television series, the program highlights the life, death and rebirth of the most infl uential comic book company of all time.
Chip Selby, David Sehring(executive producer)
Wendy Gaines Bucci, John Carpenter, Russ Cochran
About the Director(s):
Chip Selby is a producer and director, known for Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003), Reasonable Doubt: The Single-Bullet Theory and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy (1988) and Wicked Attraction (2008).