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Va-Va-Villainess: Shelley Smith

Published October 31, 2021 by biggayhorrorfan

She lit up magazine covers and TV screens throughout the early ‘80s. But despite her sunny disposition, the elegant Shelley Smith could definitely activate an onscreen mean streak.

Keeping in line with the profession that brought her some of her original fame, Smith’s arrogant glamour girl Tanya made life difficult for Lisa Eilbacher’s sweet nurse Sheila in the 1981 television film This House Possessed. Thus, fans of the movie were, understandably, quite happy when the titular abode fought back and rewarded her nasty minx with a blood filled shower.

Adding some sophisticated Diabolique flair to her resume, Smith plotted murder amidst various double crossing and back stabbing twists on a first season Hart to Hart episode entitled Downhill to Death. Here, Smith smoothly held her own against such established co-stars as Juliet Mills, Rod McCary and Days of our Lives’ George DelHoyo. Nicely, there is even a bit of a devious Sapphic undercurrent in her scenes of adept calculation with the distinguished Mills.

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Horror Hall of Fame: Perhaps most famously to slasher film devotees, Smith played a major part in 1982’s National Lampoon’s Class Reunion, a goofily popular parody of all things terror based.

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Music to Make Horror Movies By: Lizabeth Scott

Published June 17, 2018 by biggayhorrorfan

Lizabeth Scott

Best known as one of the true goddesses of film noir, the divine Lizabeth Scott got to show off her goofier side in the fun horror spoof Scared Stiff, a virtual remake of the Bob Hope-Paulette Goddard classic The Ghost Breakers.

Scott, whose smoky vocals practically make her kin to Julie London, has often been classified in groups with other such illustrious scene stealers as Tallulah Bankhead and Greta Garbo due to rumors of her Sapphic interests. But ever the committed performer, you believe her when she declares her devotion to a mere masculine mortal with her take on He is a Man.

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Lizabeth Scott Scared Stiff

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