This Day in Halloween: "White Zombie" director Victor Halperin is born in Chicago in 1895. / Illustration by Ashley Oliman.
Victor Halperin is born in Chicago in 1895. The director of low-budget horror films of the 1930s, notably White Zombie and Revolt of the Zombies, as well as Supernatural, Torture Ship, and Buried Alive. He later denounced the films. He died in 1983.