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A DARKER-THAN-USUAL DAY AT COLLINWOOD

Dark Shadows creator Dan Curtis died yesterday at the age of 78, the Associated Press reports. The producer-director responsible for such miniseries as The Winds of War and War and Remembrance had been diagnosed with a brain tumor in December but, it seems, hung on until his wife passed away only weeks ago.

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Dark Shadows creator Dan Curtis died yesterday at the age of 78, the Associated Press reports. The producer-director responsible for such miniseries as The Winds of War and War and Remembrance had been diagnosed with a brain tumor in December but, it seems, hung on until his wife passed away only weeks ago.