Dan Curtis, producer of the original DARK SHADOWS and the NIGHT STALKER TV movies, has died of brain cancer at the age of 78. Curtis was also responsible for the two award-winning mini-series THE WINDS OF WAR and WAR AND REMEMBRANCE.
Mr. Curits passed away on 3/27. Although his episodic television work was relatively sparse, Curtis was best known for his TV movie work, particularly in the horror genre. Besides the original Night Stalker movies, Curtis also directed House of Dark Shadows, Trilogy of Terror, Trilogy of Terror II, The Norliss Tapes, Dracula (1973, with Jack Palance), and Scream of the Wolf.