Thomas R. Mason was a chiropractor who lived in Los Angeles in the 1950s. However, he is best known as the stand-in for the then recently deceased Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood, Jr.'s infamous movie Plan 9 From Outer Space. Mason, who looked nothing like Lugosi, wore a cape over his face in all of his scenes. Chiropractic treatment uses manipulative therapy to correct subluxation, which has been shown to have some efficacy in treating back and neck pain, headache, and other symptoms of spinal-related conditions. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area City 1,290. ... The 1950s was the decade spanning the years 1950 to 1959. ... Bela Lugosi as Dracula United States stamp. ... Edward D. Wood, Jr. ... Plan 9 from Outer Space is a 1959 science fiction/horror film written, produced and directed by Edward D. Wood, Jr. ...
Mason appeared in and helped to produce a couple of Wood's other movies, Night of the Ghouls (in which he was allowed to show his face) and Final Curtain, after which his career in showbiz ended. A film producer creates the conditions for making movies. ... Night of the Ghouls DVD cover. ...
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