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Herk Harvey
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    (June 3, 1924-April 3, 1996)
    Birth name is Harold Harvey
    Best known for directing, producing, and acting in 'Carnival of Souls (1962)'
    Directed over 400 educational shorts and documentaries
    Appeared in 'The Day After (1983)'
    His only feature-length film, 'Carnival of Souls,' was made on a shoe-string budget.
    The film bombed at its original release.
    His educational shorts were sometimes quirky, crude, and showcases of atrocious acting.
    Some of shorts were shown on 'Mystery Science Theater 3000.'
    He referred to the idea of a 'Carnival of Souls' sequel as a 'headache.'
    He served in the Navy during the Second World War.
    His film 'Carnival of Souls' overcame its meager budget to become an acclaimed cult classic and inspire George Romero to make 'Night of the Living Dead.'
    His appearance in 'Carnival' as a ghostly zombie is still unsettling today.
    He was nominated for an Oscar for a short he made on disabilities.
    He was known for his endless enthusiasm for his film projects.
    His obituary read: 'No matter the size of the project, Harold A. 'Herk' Harvey also gave it his all!'
    He died of pancreatic cancer (1996).

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