David E. Durston

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David E. Durston
Born (1921-09-10)September 10, 1921
Died May 6, 2010(2010-05-06) (aged 88)
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1964–1978

David E. Durston (September 10, 1921 – May 6, 2010) was an American screenwriter and film director best known for directing the Charles Manson-inspired cult classic drive-in horror exploitation film, I Drink Your Blood, which was released in 1970.

Career[edit]

Durston wrote and directed for the famous television series Playhouse 90 (1956-1960). He appeared in the obscure DuMont Television Network series Chez Paree Revue in 1950.

In 1964, he co-directed the film Susuz Yaz with Metin Erksan. At the 14th Berlin International Film Festival, the film won the Golden Bear award.[1]

Death[edit]

Durston died on May 6, 2010 of complications from pneumonia.[2]

Filmography[edit]

As film director:

As screenwriter:

  • I Drink Your Blood (1970)
  • Stigma (1972)
  • Blue Sextet (1972)
  • Boynapped! (1975) (as Spencer Logan)

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