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The Doctor Gets His Due

By Gordon Hopkins

John Jones, aka Dr. San Guinary, the green-faced, bad pun spouting host of “Creature Feature,” which debuted in Omaha on KMTV back in 1971, will be inducted into “The Official Horror Host Hall of Fame” this September at the Horror Hound convention in Cincinnati, Ohio.This accolade, well-deserved as it is, was a long time coming.In the seventies and early eighties, horror movie hosts were all the rage. It seems every major city had one to call their own. Chicago had Zacherly and Svengoolie. Nashville had Sir Cecil Creape. Philadelphia had Dr. Shock. The shtick was always the same: some character in faux-scary makeup stand...

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