Vincent Price's Ultimate Horror!

Written by Stephen Schochet

Vincent Price was always of two minds about his horror movie career. Onrepparttar one hand it was a way for an actor to age and keep working. Butrepparttar 118246 gourmet cook and art collector often felt that these films were beneath him.

Always looking for extra publicityrepparttar 118247 Saint Louis born thespian pulled many stunts to get attention for his films. One time he went torepparttar 118248 Hollywood Wax museum and disguised himself as his wax dummy likeness. Standing motionless with a hypodermic syringe he would wait patiently for unsuspecting people to watch by, and startle them by reaching out and squirting them with water.

Vincent 's ultimate horror involvedrepparttar 118249 world's most famous pop star. He was thrilled to be hired by Michael Jackson to recordrepparttar 118250 narration forrepparttar 118251 song Thriller. He agreed to do it for a small fee. But when Thriller becamerepparttar 118252 greatest hit of all time he wanted more money. Michael Jackson refused to compensate him and Price was furious.

Star Maps

Written by Stephen Schochet

Since movie stars have moved intorepparttar big mansions of Beverly Hills and Bel-Air, vendors have sold maps of their homes with varying accuracy. Although most stars resent unwanted intrusions of fans, many take it with good humor. Sitting in his swimming pool, Oliver Hardy would welcome fans who climbed over his fence. "Hey, How about a dip?" Inrepparttar 118245 earliest days, Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks would drive up next to people with star maps and ask them for directions. And more recently, television producer Aaron Spelling would come out and pitch show ideas to tourists. Buying a star's home could bring unexpected baggage. Doris Day's love of homeless animals was well-known to her fans. For several years after buying her house,repparttar 118246 new owners posted a sign that said, "Please do not leave your small dogs and cats, Miss Day has moved!"

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