Herbert L. Strock1918 — 2005 Age: 87 years old
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Herbert L. Strock (January 13, 1918 - November 30, 2005) was an American television producer and director, and a B-movie director of titles such as I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957), How to Make a Monster (1958) and The Crawling Hand (1963). Strock was born in Boston, and moved with his family to Los Angeles when he was 13. By 17, while a student at Beverly Hills High School, Strock was director of gossip columnist Jimmy Fidler's Hollywood segments for Fox Movietone News. Strock graduated in 1941 from USC, where he studied journalism and film. During World War II, he served in the Army's Ordnance Motion Picture Division. He was assistant editor on the 1944 film Gaslight for MGM. In a "pioneering" television career that began in the 1940s, Strock was involved with many television series including Highway Patrol, Sky King, Sea Hunt and Maverick. Other directorial efforts included Blood of Dracula (a 1957 film in which a disturbed teenage girl at a boarding school becomes a vampire through hypnosis) and Ivan Tors' "Office of Scientific Investigation" trilogy, which included The Magnetic Monster, Riders to the Stars and Gog, shot in 3-D. In 2000, Strock published a memoir, Picture Perfect. Description above from the Wikipedia article Herbert L. Strock, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
January 13, 1918, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
November 30, 2005
1953 The Magnetic MonsterDirector and Editorial Staff 1953 Donovan's BrainEditor 1954 GogDirector and Editor 1954 Riders to the StarsAssociate Producer 1955 Battle TaxiDirector 1957 I Was a Teenage FrankensteinDirector 1957 Blood of DraculaDirector 1958 How to Make a MonsterDirector 1961 The Devil's MessengerDirector 1963 The Crawling HandScreenplay, Editor, and Director 1980 UFO SyndromeWriter 1980 Witches' BrewDirector 1980 Hurray for Betty BoopEditor and Screenplay 1980 MonsterDirector and Writer 1995 You Snooze You LoseEditorLimited to the 15 most popular items