Monster BashR

June 22-24, 2018

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Guest Star List June 2017

Autograph Signing Hours

Friday 3PM-9PM

Saturday 10AM-6PM

Sunday 10AM-4PM

Some guests will leave early afternoon of Sunday to catch flights.

This is just the beginning....many more guests to come!


Victoria Price

Daughter of VincentPrice and inspirational speaker on her father, life and how Vincent Price affected out lives with fun, scares and joy.


Brandy Gorcey

The daughter of Bowery Boys/East Side Kids' founding member Leo Gorcey...Mugs...Slip. Brandy is a super great person and will bring momemtos from her dad's estate like an original hat he used to smack Satch with! Plus, letters and information. Movie history with Brandy.


Joyce Meadows

One classy lady who starred in scores of films and TV show that we love. She battled THE BRAIN FROM PLANET AROUS, was in William Castle's I SAW WHAT YOU DID....also, THE ALFRED HITCHCOCK HOUR, SUSPENSE THEATER. BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, MEN INTO SPACE, LOCK-UP, WAGON TRAIN, MAVERICK, PERRY MASON, LOIS & CLARK: THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN and many, many more!


Janina Faye

British actress Janina Faye has to her credts HORROR OF DRACULA (1958 with Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee), Hammer's NEVER TAKE CANDY FROM A STRANGER, THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS, THE TWO FACES OF DR. JEKYLL, THE HANDS OF ORLAC, THE WIDE WORLD OF MYSTERY, GREEN FINGERS, British TV's THRILLER and many more!



Sharyn Moffett

Hollywood child actress that...survived Hollywood! The gracious and wonderful Sharyn Moffett. She was with Boris Karloff in THE BODY SNATCHER and appeared in MR. BLANDING'S BUILDS HIS DREAM HOUSE with Cary Grant and Melvyn Douglas, THE FALCON IN SAN FRANCISCO, THE LOCKET, FIRESIDE THEATRE and more.



Wes Shank and...THE BLOB, Itself!

Historian, prop collector and amazing knowledge of the history of THE BLOB and classic science fiction. Wes is an author and has one of the greatest collection of sc--fi props around. Plus, he has the original ooze that is THE BLOB from the 1958 film. Don't worry, he keeps it cool enough so it won't attack you and can pose for photos with you...if YOU dare!


Kris Yeaworth

Kris was on the production crew for THE BLOB (1958), DINOSAURUS (1960) and THE 4-D MAN (1959). He is the son of the director of THE BLOB, Irvin Yeaworth. He'll have props and memorabilia from the stories. He can tell you all about those movies, hanging out with Steve McQueen, Patty Duke and everyone involved. His memoirs book is "Chester Springs, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Blob."


Leonard Getz

Author Leonard Getz has written the "go to" book on The Bowery Boys and their off-shoots: The East Side Kids, Little Tough Guys and The Dead End Kids. It's called "From Bowery To Broadway." Meet Leonard at MONSTER BASH and get a signed copy of his book. Leonard is pictured above with Brandy Gorcey (Leo Gorcey's daughter), Madonna (Leo Gorcey's granddaughter and Leonard's wife Susan. Don't miss out getting the book at BASH!


Also Appearing, More Bash Family....


Cortlandt Hull

Cortlandt Hull is the nephew of Henry Hull (the WEREWOLF OF LONDON) and Josephine Hull (ARSENIC AND OLD LACE). Cortlandt, in his own right, is a sculptor and artist, heading The Witch's Dungeon in Connecticut. On display you'll see some of Cortlandt's life-size wax classic monsters!


Bill Diamond

Muppeteer and chief producer of MONSTER TV! Emmy Award winning. Bill will be binging cool movie props and do a talk with Cortlandt on the 50th Anniversary of THE WITCH'S DUNGEON museum. Bill always has cool Monster Kid stuff to show us.



Daniel Griffith

The driving force of Ballyhoo Productions, director and producer Daniel Griffth. This is the man that makes the most entertaining documentaries on cult classic films around! Super research and a quirky sense of humor! His latest, on AIP films will be sceened at MONSTER BASH. Don't miss it!


Monster Bash Comedy:

Sample below, open with care....give it a moment, then you'll be laughing off your chair!

Don Reese

He's baaaaackkkk! Run for our lives, the atomic age comedian is in the Monster Bash House! One of the most friendly intimidating guys on this planet. The very, very funny Don Reese. His stand-up humor stems from monster movies, growing up, comic books, weird experiences and is a visionary of humor in nightmare situations. His humor is the perfect fit for kids (like us) that grew up loving monster movies.....Don is plugged-in to the classic monster scene and will make you laugh! You won't be able to help yourself!


Tom Savini

Sculptor, Make-Up Master, Special Effects Genius, Classic Monster Supporter, Actor, Director....he does it all. Check out his incredible display at Monster Bash!


John Russo

Screenwriter and zombie from the original NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! John has also taught film students and directed too. Meet John at MONSTER BASH!


Monster Bash 101:

Above: Stan Gordon, including Stan at Kecksburg, in front of a replica of the UFO that came in woods back in the 1960s.

Stan Gordon

Nationally recognized UFO-Bigfoot researcher. Stan Gordon has appeared on numerous world wide TV networks and is most known as the go-to guy for the world famous Kecksburg UFO Incident. He's written numerous books.

More info on Stan Gordon, CLICK HERE.



Son of Ghoul

The horror host that rocks Cleveland through to its bones! Son of Ghoul will be back to put the scare on you. Make sure to visit him at Bash and if you're in Ohio, check your local listings for that SOG listing! Son of Ghoul will host Saturday Stooge Matinee at Bash.

Bill Luciani & Tony Pitocco's Monsters

SPECIAL THIS YEAR -- An Amazing Tribute to 200 YEARS OF FRANKENSTEIN....a massive display that will blow your electrodes off!

Bill and Tony are back with their life-size classic monsters for photo ops and for sale too! Wouldn't one of these six or seven foot creations look great in your home movie room?

The Writers & Historians :


Frank Dello Stritto

Writer-historian Frank Dello Stritto has some of the best books out on the genre...including the much acclaimed VAMPIRE OVER LONDON on the life of Bela Lugosi when he traveled to England, plus I SAW WHAT I SAW WHEN I SAW IT, ans A WEREWOLF REMEMBERS....Frank's latest book. Frank makes talks fun and interactive.


Tom Weaver

A writer and historian, Tom Weaver is back! He'll run the MONSTER BASH BRAIN TWIST quiz show and you could win prize packs from Creepy lassics. Tom is the author of many, many book on classic horror...including "The Bible"...UNIVERSAL HORRORS. His latest series of books is SCRIPTS FROM THE CRYPT. One of the best interviewers and reserachers for classic film.


Greg Mank

Profession(s): Writer, Actor, Teacher. Greg received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount St. Mary’s College, Emmitsburg, MD (1972) and Master of Liberal Arts degree from John Hopkins University, Baltimore MD (1984). His passion for classic films is evident in the fabulous books the's authored. Many on classic horror films and actors that we all love. Don't miss his fantastic talk at this summer's BASH!



Deborah Painter

Author of THE LIFE OF FORRY, the great biography from McFarland Books on the founding editor of FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND - Forrest J Ackerman.



Robert Michael Cotter

Long time Monster Basher, author Bobb Cotter will be set up at Bash signing books and hanging with the Monster Bashers. Bobb's books for McFarland include A HISTORY OF DOC SAVAGE, THE GREAT MONSTER MAGAZINES, THE MEXICAN MASKED WRESTLER & MONSTER FILMOGRAPHY, plus a new one on Vampira and female TV horror hosts. Also, don't miss him introducing our Mexican Movie Night at Monster Bash!

...and last, but NOT LEAST:

David "The Rock" Nelson

The producer of dozens of monster movies and wild personality! Once you know him, you'll love him (and get a rubber ant or lizard thrown at you). Before you know it, you'll be in a movie. Renegade movie maker David "The Rock" Nelson will appear MONSTER BASH!

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