Barbara Steele
Actress
Barbara Steele
Barbara Steele is an English film actress. She is best known for starring in Italian gothic horror films of the 1960s. Her breakthrough role came in Italian director Mario Bava's Black Sunday, now hailed as a classic. Steele starred in a string of horror films, including The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962), The Ghost directed by Riccardo Freda, and Roger Corman's 1961 adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short story The Pit and the Pendulum, among others.
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Some Very Absorbing Film Factoids!
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Godzilla actually speaks in one of his many film incarnations! Horror actress Barbara Steele portrayed twin sisters in an outstanding role! The very same scene was used to end a pair of classic serials! - Godzilla speaks! In 1972's Godzilla Vs. Gigan ( aka Godzilla On Monster Island), as Godzilla and the spiny dino Angillus are swimming together in the ocean, toward a confrontation with Gigan and Ghidrah(the 3-headed monster), balloons enclosing Japanese characters indicating speech appear with a Japanese voiceover as they talk about peace and individuals getting along together. Ruehl Fact: This film marked the first time that Godzilla received a bloody wound: first, Gigan swooped down and wounded him in the shoulder, then, as an exhausted Godzilla was virtually defenseless, struck him repeatedly in the forehead! - Three interesting dual roles: In the 1933 mystery, The Sphinx, Lionel Atwill portrayed twin brothers who were master criminals: one was a deaf mute who offered his ...
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Win a copy of cult classic Piranha on Blu-ray!
The Citizen - about 4 years
Killer fish are the order of the day in Joe Dante's original cult classic Piranha, which comes to Blu-ray for the first time from Second Sight Films. From the director of The Howling and Gremlins and starring Bradford Dillman (Sudden Impact), Heather Menzies (Logan's Run), Kevin McCarthy (Invasion of the Body Snatchers), Keenan Wynn (Once Upon a Time in the West), Barbara Steele (The Pit and The Pendulum) and Dick Miller (The Terminator), Piranha makes its Blu-ray debut complete with some outstanding bonus features on January 28, 2013. When two teen hikers disappear around Lost River Lake, private detective Maggie McKeown teams up with the local drunk to search for clues. Their investigation takes them to a secret military base where they inadvertently let loose an experimental strain of mutant piranha. Now the guests at every resort downriver are on the menu. Produced by legendary B-movie master Roger Corman, and screen-written by the brilliant John Sayles, Piranha is a tasty 70s ...
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Jersey Shore's Convention and Visitor's Bureau 'Big Wave' Award Recipients
Brick Patch - over 4 years
The Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced the recipients of the 2012 Big Wave Awards, which will be presented at the CVB’s 3rd Annual Night of Honors, Wednesday, October 17, at 6 pm, at the Sheraton, Eatontown NJ. This annual event, open to the public, recognizes the individuals, businesses and organizations that have had an outstanding impact on New Jersey Shore’s tourism, economic development and community in both Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Below are this year’s five honorees, including Bobbi Steele, Ocean County Tourism’s long-time Director, who retired in July: Lifetime Achievement Award: Barbara W. Steele "This award is presented to the person who has been a long-standing figure in the tourism community and who has had an immense impact on NJ Shore tourism." Barbara Steele has had a hand in developing everything that the Ocean County tourism community has to offer our visitors. Bobbi is an example of true dedication and commitment, and her presence in Ocean ...
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How Did Gordon Campbell, Ken Dobell and David Emerson Get BC's Highest Honour? - TheTyee.ca
Google News - over 5 years
The Advisory Committee includes BC Liberal Penticton MLA and Speaker of the Legislature Bill Barisoff, ex-BC Liberal Surrey candidate Barbara Steele, the Union of BC Municipalities president and Surrey councillor, and John Furlong, picked by Campbell
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Ocean County Tourism Assures: We Are Open - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Ocean County Tourism and Public Affairs Director Barbara Steele said tourism offices have been flooded with callers wanting to verify that there's a boardwalk to come to. She assures you, we are open. Ocean County is open for business
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Municipal auditor not needed, says mayor - Burnaby Now
Google News - over 5 years
... of convincing the province to slow down and assess the plan. It is unclear what the province hopes to achieve with the office, as a specific problem with municipal spending hasn't been mentioned, UBCM president Barbara Steele told The Vancouver Sun
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Locals' Summer: What to Look Forward to after Labor Day - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
“The people know that the best time to come is in September and October,” said Barbara Steele, Ocean County Director of Public Affairs and Tourism. The “best time” she refers to is that of the mass variety of events in September and October that
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Cities set to grill minister over planned auditor - Lake Cowichan Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Ida Chong (left) and Union of BC Municipalities president Barbara Steele (right). By Jeff Nagel - BC Local News The province's plan to create a civic spending watchdog that might find efficiencies and
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Vacationers wary as storm builds | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-08-25 - Philadelphia Inquirer
Google News - over 5 years
"You just don't know what's going to happen," said Barbara Steele, director of Ocean County's Department of Public Affairs and Tourism. Diane F. Wieland, Cape May County's director of tourism, said officials were encouraging residents and tourists "to
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DIABOLIQUE – The Magazine Review - We Are Movie Geeks
Google News - over 5 years
Issue #5 was the review copy I was given and the highlights for me in this issue were: An exclusive new interview with horror legend, Barbara Steele conducted by Paulo Zelati. Ms Steele is starring in her first lead role with the new horror film THE
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DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA IN SEPTEMBER! - FANGORIA
Google News - over 5 years
Now, does anything sound better than a cozy weekend getaway under the crisp autumn stars alongside Barbara Steele, Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing and Vincent Price? I didn't think so. The Riverside Drive-In is located on Route 66 in
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Surrey city staff to to investigate buying parkland - Vancouver Sun (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Surrey First councillors Barbara Steele, Judy Villeneuve, Linda Hepner and Marvin Hunt spoke against the SCC motion before Coun. Barinder Rasode moved the matter be referred to staff. Bose salled the move a "partial victory, saying the councillors
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Circle of Arts to host 'Plein-aire' exhibit - Petoskey News-Review
Google News - over 5 years
... Donna Pearlman, Jeannie Putman, Mary Lou Sick and Barbara Steele. Five years ago, a small group of Charlevoix residents - both year round and summer - decided it would be fun to pursue together their love of painting landscapes together
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Surrey councillor wants more parks - The Province
Google News - over 5 years
Barbara Steele. “I'm not sure that this motion ... and obviously raising taxes quite significantly, is the answer.” “I can't support [the motion] at this point because I don't have enough information. It's just too broad,” said Coun. Judy Villeneuve
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Therapy for hand disease gives patients non-surgical option - UAB News
Google News - over 5 years
Newman found out about the procedure from his daughter Barbara Steele, a nurse in Michigan. When she heard about the injection treatment, she immediately told her dad. Newman was excited, largely because he had surgery for Dupuytreyn's in his right
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Barbara Steele: the accidental scream queen - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
Barbara Steele in Mask of Satan (aka Black Sunday, aka Mask of the Demon). Photograph: The Kobal Collection Barbara Steele is often referred to as "Britain's first lady of horror" but it's not an accolade that gives her much pleasure
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Barbara Steele
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2014
    Age 76
    In 2014 she appeared in the directorial debut of Ryan Gosling's drama-fantasy thriller film Lost River, in which she portrayed the character Belladonna in a supporting role.
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  • 2010
    Age 72
    In 2010, actor-writer Mark Gatiss interviewed Steele about her role in Black Sunday (1960) for his BBC documentary series A History of Horror.
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    In 2010, she was a guest star in the Dark Shadows audio drama, The Night Whispers.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1963
    Age 25
    She also had an important role in Federico Fellini's celebrated 8½ in 1963.
    More Details Hide Details Steele returned to the horror genre in the later 1970s, appearing in three classic horror films, Silent Scream, Piranha and Shivers (aka They Came From Within). Steele was cast as Julia Hoffman in the 1991 remake of the 1960s ABC television series, Dark Shadows.
  • 1961
    Age 23
    In 1961, she appeared as Phyllis in the "Beta Delta Gamma" episode of CBS's Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
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  • 1960
    Age 22
    She guest starred on various British television shows including the spy drama, Danger Man starring Patrick McGoohan. She made her American television debut in 1960 as Dolores in the "Daughter of Illusion" episode of the ABC series, Adventures in Paradise, starring Gardner McKay.
    More Details Hide Details In that same year she was replaced in the Elvis Presley film Flaming Star after a disagreement with director Don Siegel.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1937
    Born
    Born on December 29, 1937.
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