The B-Movie Gimmick From The '60s (That We Want Back)

We’ve discussed William Castle here at Cracked, the all-time king of horror movie gimmicks. And among all his contrivances to get butts in theater seats to watch B-grade schlock, there's a particularly clever one used in one of his ‘best’ movies, Homicidal.

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Before there were viral videos, we had to look at images -- basically videos that had been paused by something called a photographer. And while these photographs were supposedly worth a thousand words, most of those words had to be filled in by the human brain, which is notoriously stupid. We asked you to show us the stuff that we never would have guessed was happening one minute before great photographers pressed pause on history. The winner is below, but first the runners up ...

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There are FOUR contests for you to choose from, the three standard photoplasties, and a fourth that requires a little writing. Click on the prompt that catches your fancy, and post your entry in the thread, or submit to all four and quadruple your chances of becoming rich and famous. Winner gets 5,000 pennies.

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