Edward Mann (October 7, 1922 - September 14, 1995) began his career as a cartoonist, working on "Andy Gump," "Joe Palooka," "Blade Winters," and "Dixie Dugan." He was a co-founder of the original Circle in the Square Theater in New York.
His screenwriting/story credits include:
ISLAND OF TERROR (1966),
THE MUTATIONS (1974),
and THE KILLER INSIDE ME (1976).
His directing and screenwriting/story credits include:
HALLUCINATION GENERATION (1966),
CAULDRON OF BLOOD (1970),
HOT PANTS HOLIDAY (1971),
WHO SAYS I CAN'T RIDE A RAINBOW (1971),
and HOOCH (1977).
Edward Mann died on September 14, 1995 of Parkinson's disease in Los Angeles, California. He is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.