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Jim McCullough, Jr., Passes Away




    Jim Mccullough Jr handed away through the morning of Could 11, 2022, after battling some well being isssues.

    Jim McCullough Jr. was a author and producer, recognized for Brooklyn’s Best (2009), The Aurora Encounter (1986) and Mountaintop Motel Bloodbath (1983). McCullough Jr. wrote, produced, and labored on the soundtrack of Creature from Black Lake. He additionally acted as “Orville Bridges” in Creature from Black Lake. 

    Creature from Black Lake is a 1976 American unbiased horror movie written and directed by Pleasure N. Houck Jr. and starring Jack Elam, Dub Taylor, Dennis Fimple, John David Carson, and Invoice Thurman.

    After listening to a lecture on unknown, humanoid creatures equivalent to Bigfoot and the Fouke Monster, two faculty college students resolve to spend their breaks pursuing the story and journey to the Louisiana-Arkansas border. There they start interviewing witnesses, starting from a household that suffered a automotive crash when the creature menaced them on the street to a backwoods fisherman whose buddy was pulled out of a ship and killed. Finally, the creature begins stalking them which results in a confrontation in the dead of night of the swamps at evening.


    I as soon as gave a lecture at a Pennsylvania Bigfoot movie competition about Creature from Black Lake, detailing the inner battle between a non-kill Bigfoot hunter and a pro-kill Bigfoot seeker within the film. The anti-kill researcher was a Vietnam veteran. It was an intriguing twist on expectations.



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    The Aurora Encounter is a 1986 American science fiction Western movie directed by Jim McCullough Sr., written by Melody Brooke and Jim McCullough, Jr., and starring Jack Elam, Mickey Hays, Peter Brown, Carol Bagdasarian, and Dottie West. Its plot follows the residents of a small Texas city on the flip of the twentieth century who’re visited by an alien being after a UFO crashes of their city. The screenplay was based mostly on the Aurora, Texas, UFO incident which allegedly occurred in 1897.

    Mickey Hays, who was forged within the movie within the function of the alien, suffered from progeria that gave him an uncommon look. Director Jim McCullough, Sr. remained shut with Hays after the manufacturing till Hays’s loss of life at age 20 in 1992. The Make A Want Basis helped within the casting of Hayes, whose want was to be in a Hollywood film.

    Jim Jr.’s father, James McCullough Sr. (Could 12, 1928 – April 6, 2012) was an American movie director and producer who wrote and directed a number of horror movies within the Nineteen Eighties.



    Charles Pierce, the director of The Legend of Boggy Creek, acted in Aurora Encounters (because the “Preacher”).

    Charles Bryant Pierce (June 16, 1938 – March 5, 2010) was an American movie director, screenwriter, producer, set decorator, cinematographer, and actor. Pierce directed 13 movies over the span of 26 years, however is finest recognized for his cult hits The Legend of Boggy Creek (1973) and The City That Dreaded Sunset (1976).

    An Arkansas resident most of his life, Pierce made his directorial debut with Boggy Creek, a fake documentary-style movie impressed by the legend of the Bigfoot-like Fouke Monster. Pierce adopted that with a number of cheap, regional movies set within the southern United States, together with The City That Dreaded Sunset, based mostly on the true story of the Phantom Killer murders in Texarkana.

    Thanks for the alert from Craig Woolheater.