Scary Movies With An OK Connection

what ever happened to baby janeThis week, the Oklahoma Historical Society released "the top 13 scary movies with an Okie connection." Here's their list:

1: Psycho (1960) Vera Miles of Boise City as Lila Crane

2: Children of the Corn (1984), Fritz Kiersch, now lives in Oklahoma City and teaches at Oklahoma City University, Director

3: The Omen (2006) Matthew Mungle of Atoka was the Special Effects Make-Up Artist

4: Dracula (1992) Matthew Mungle of Atoka was the Special Effects Make-Up Artist

5: Interview with a Vampire (1994) Brad Pitt of Shawnee as Louis de Pointe du Lac

6: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Heather Langenkamp of Tulsa as Nancy Thompson

7: Dawn of the Dead (2004) Heather Langenkamp of Tulsa was the Special Effects Make-up Artist

8:  Wolf Man (1940) Lon Chaney of Oklahoma City as the Wolf Man  

9: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) Joan Crawford, a former Lawton resident, as Blanche Hudson

10: The Return of the Living Dead (1985) Clu Gulager of Muskogee as Burt

11: The Relic (1997) Steve La Porte of Oklahoma City was the Special Effects Make-up Artist

12: Tremors (1990) Reba McEntire of McAlister area as Heather Gummer

13: Breakdown (1997) Rex Linn of Oklahoma City as Sheriff Boyd 

On a related note, you'll find a great guide to films made in the Tulsa area here: http://guides.tulsalibrary.org/TulsaFilms?hs=a

Comments

Great list! I had no idea Lon Chaney was from Oklahoma!