After a long and apparently reasonably happy life an career as Radio and Television personality, and amazingly and ironically near Halloween, John Zacherle has passed away at the age of 98:
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/29/arts/ ... -well&_r=1
Here is the only collection I know of featuring original kinescopes of Zacherle's horror hosting, both in New York and Philadelphia (where he was "Roland" instead of Zacherle):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiTkGiV ... 6FAtKvxekg
and of course, also perfect for Halloween, here is Zacherle's great 1958 single, "Dinner with Drac":
He was the best and most durable of the Horror Film Hosts, and with the best sense of humor.
Truly, rest in peace Zach.....and Good Night, whatever you are!
RICHARD M ROBERTS
No one lives forever -- except, perhaps, Shirley MacLaine. This is where we ring down the final curtain for Filmdom's finest.
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