Burt Topper
Date of Birth
Jul 31, 1928
Birth Place:
Coney Island, NY

Biography

Burt Topper was a 30-year-old veteran of the TV mills when he made his big-screen directorial debut with Hell Squad, which he also produced and scripted. Subsequent Topper film efforts bore such lurid titles as The Diary of a High School Bride (1959), War is Hell (1959) and The Devil's Eye (1969). Perhaps because he upheld the traditions of the low-budget 1950s exploitation picture into the...