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Film producer Milton Subotsky, 70, died of heart disease in London June 27th. He began his film career as a script/writer for such TV shows as Lights Out, Suspense and Mr. I. Magination during the 1950's. He moved to London in 1959, where he produced Horror Hotel. In 1964 he scripted and produced Dr. Terror's House of Horrors, then founded Amicus Productions with Max J. Rosenberg. He produced and directed the film version of Dr. Who and The Daleks with Peter Cushing. His many other credits include Robert Bloch's The Skull, The Deadly Bees, Daleks—Invasion Earth 2150 AD, The Terrornauts (screenplay by John Brunner), They Came from Beyond Space, Torture Garden, The Mind of Mr. Soames, Scream and Scream Again, The House that Dripped Blood and I, Monster.

In 1971 came his most successful film, Tales from the Crypt. He then produced The Vault of Horror, Asylum, And Now the Screaming Starts, Madhouse, The Beast Must Die and From Beyond the Grave. He also produced several films based on Burroughs stories, including At the Earth's Core and The Land that Time Forgot.

Subotsky's partnership with Rosenberg ended in 1975, after which he founded Sword and Sorcery Co. co-producing Dominique and scripting The Uncanny. In 1978 be co-produced Ray Bradbury's Martian Chronicles for NBC and in 1980 another anthology horror film, The Monster Club, with Vincent Price and John Carradine. Subotsky held the rights to several Stephen King stories and was co-producer on Cat's Eye, Maximum Overdrive and this year's Sometimes They Come Back. He also authored the TV series and book version of The Golden Treasury of Classic Fairy Stories and edited an SF anthology.

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  • APA 6th ed.: III, Harris M. Lentz (September 1991). Milton Subotsky. Science Fiction Chronicle p. 12.
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