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RIP Harry Alan Towers

TORONTO–Prolific B-movie producer and writer Harry Alan Towers, who made more than 100 films working with cult stalwarts such as Christopher Lee and director Jess Franco, died here of heart failure Aug. 2. He was 89. MSTies know him as the┬áproducer of the movies in episodes K18- THE MILLION EYES OF SU-MURU, 323- THE CASTLE OF FU MANCHU and 519- OUTLAW. He was also a writer for the latter two movies under the pen name┬áPeter Welbeck.

Click here for his Variety obituary.

5 Replies to “RIP Harry Alan Towers”

  1. Tim S. Turner says:

    What a bummer. I enjoyed his first adaptation of “Ten Little Indians” iwth Hugh O’Brien. He deserves our respect for his long career. Not many folks make it that far. I will forgive him for “Castle of Fu Manchu”.


  2. TarlCabot says:

    Harry Alan TOWERRRRRRRSSSS!!!!! Yeah!


  3. Tim S. Turner says:

    Obviously, I meant “WITH”. No spell check. Dammit. :roll:


  4. pablum says:

    I’ll never forget the Harry Alan Towers song from Fu Manchu nor its brief reprise in Outlaw.


  5. TarlCabot says:

    It really did make him more memorable.


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