Ed. Note: This is an early Mon. “Silver Screen Reflections” blog post on Sven’s upcoming Me-TV showcase of “The Leech Woman” (1960). I will be performing election judge duties during the Maryland primary election that will be taking place on Tue., June 26. –C.H.
“The Leech Woman” (1960) was directed by Edward Dein, who also worked on Universal’s horror/western classic, “Curse of the Undead” (1959). Dein also directed numerous episodes of several popular television series, including “Hawaiian Eye,” “The Wild Wild West” and “Baa Baa Black Sheep/Black Sheep Squadron.”
Who was in “The Leech Woman” (1960)?
The players who appeared in Dein’s 1960 Universal sci-fi/horror entry were Coleen Gray (as June Talbot), Grant Williams (as Neil Foster), Phillip Terry (as Dr. Paul Talbot), Gloria Talbott (as Sally), Estelle Hemsley (as Old Malla), Kim Hamilton (as Young Malla), John Van Dreelen (as Bertram Garvay), Arthur Batanides (as Jerry) and Murray Alper (in an uncredited role as a drunk).