Herschell Gordon Lewis (June 15, 1929 – September 26, 2016) was an American filmmaker, best known for creating the "splatter" subgenre of horror films. In the 1964 film "Two Thousand Maniacs!", Herschell Gordon Lewis sings the title song.
He is often called the "Godfather of Gore", though his film career included works in a range of exploitation film genres including juvenile delinquent films, nudie-cuties, two children's films and at least one rural comedy.
On Lewis' career, AllMovie wrote: "With…
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