This Day in Halloween: Writer/director/producer and Hammer Film's staple Jimmy Sangster is born in Kinmal Bay, Wales in 1927. / Illustration by Noah Ayub
Jimmy Sangster is born in Kinmal Bay, Wales in 1927. One of Hammer Films’ main architects, the writer/director/producer shepherded movies in each of Hammer’s Dracula, Frankenstein and Mummy franchises as well writing episodes of American TV shows, Kolchak: The Night Stalker, Circle of Fear, Wonder Woman and The Six Million Dollar Man, and TV movies Scream Pretty Peggy, Maneater and A Taste of Evil. He died in 2011.