Today was a sad day in the history of Horror Host. The first Nationally known Horror hostess passed away on January 10,2008. R.I.P Vampira (Maila Nurmi) ,She was 85 years old and died of natural causes. I wanted thank her being one of the horror hosts to help start the ball rolling on a wonderful tradition in America horror hosting. My Blog salutes her and thank here. She was a true Hollywood Treasure.
|This is her gravestone located at Hollywood Forever Cemetery|
Below are some video tributes people
made after her death:
This is a nice picture tribute with a great song from the band Misfits entitled Vampira.
A nice tribute to Vampira with some clips from Plan 9 From Outer Space.
Here is a tribute Horror Hosts were able to do for her at the 2010 Horror Hound Convention
I hope this gives you a little something to help to remember her and honor her life work.
Check back later this month for a full Biography on Vampira.