Jan. 13, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Herbert L. Strock -- director of "I Was a Teenage Frankenstein" and others -- is born in Boston in 1918. / Illustration by Dexter Urias

Herbert L. Strock is born in Boston in 1918. As a director, he would most famously make I Was a Teenage Frankenstein, as well as films like How to Make a Monster, Blood of Dracula, The Crawling Hand, and Magnetic Monster. He also directed 19 episodes of the 1955-56 TV series Science Fiction Theater. He died in 2005.