THE DARK SHADOWS ALMANAC Millenium Edition is a colorful, picture-packed tribute to the legendary 1966 - 1971 Gothic ABC-TV daytime series Dark Shadows, that starred Jonathan Frid as vampire Barnabas Collins. THE DARK SHADOWS ALMANAC was originally published in 1995 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the show every kid ran home from school to watch,"The Millenium Edition has been updated, and contains 16 pages of additional text and photographs. Edited by series archivist Jim Pierson and Dark Shadows actress Kathryn Leigh Scott (Maggie Evans and Josette duPrés), this book overflows with fascinating facts, anecdotes and trivia about Dark Shadows, along with dozens of never-before-published photographs.
THE DARK SHADOWS ALMANAC Millenium Edition includes a Foreword by actor David Selby, who played Quentin Collins on the series. Lara Parker, who portrayed Angelique, has written a sparkling salute to the fans, who have kept the series alive and airing continuously for three decades. Associate Producer George DiCenzo and Scenic Designer Sy Tomashoff also provide fascinating, often hilarious behind-the-scenes insights as to how the show was conceived and produced.
Other contributors include Louis Edmonds, Marie Wallace, Donna Wandrey, Dennis Patrick and Dark Shadows fans themselves, who recount their youthful, unforgettable experiences visiting the Manhattan TV studio while the series was in production. Additional features of THE DARK SHADOWS ALMANAC Millenium Edition are a complete list of cast and characters, program history, storyline and production details, and a tribute to Dark Shadows creator and executive producer Dan Curtis. THE DARK SHADOWS ALMANAC Millenium Edition is the fourth in a series of Dark Shadows volumes published by Pomegranate Press.
In 1986, the company issued Kathryn Leigh Scotts My Scrapbook Memories of Dark Shadows, followed by The Dark Shadows Companion in 1990. Dark Shadows Resurrected, devoted to the 1991 revival series, was published in 1992.