An apparent murder-suicide in a hospital emergency room leads to an investigation by the on-call doctor, which reveals a plot by an insane toymaker to kill as many people as possible during Halloween through an ancient Celtic ritual involving a stolen boulder from Stonehenge and Halloween masks. —IMDb
Tommy Lee Wallace (born October 8, 1949) is an American film producer, director and screenwriter. He is best known for directing Halloween III: Season of the Witch and It.
Born Thomas Lee Wallace in Somerset, Kentucky to Robert G. Wallace, and his wife Kathleen Wallace. He has one sister, Linda. He grew up in Bowling Green, KY and attended high school at Western Kentucky University teachers training school (aka College High).
BFA in Design from Ohio University, Athens, OH MFA program (five semesters) in Film production at University Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Wallace entered the film business from USC film school, starting as an art director and editor for commercials and industrial films. In 1976 he worked as sound effects editor and art director on Assault on Precinct 13, directed by longtime friend John Carpenter, with whom he had previously worked on 1974’s Dark Star, a low budget science… read more
"1982. Halloween III fails commercially, but John likes it, and so do I. As a "pod" movie in The Invasion of the Body Snatchers tradition, it delivers the scary ending Don Siegel wanted: Horrified man screams his message of doom directly into camera! Fade out.
Wisely abandoning Michael Myers after the entertaining but lacklustre Halloween II, the third film in the series was a stand alone story concerning the fiendish plot of a toy maker to wreak havoc via his Halloween masks. The film cleverly references everything from Invasion Of The Body Snatchers to Willy Wonka! Unfortunately, its box office failure led to the resurrection of Myers for the abysmal fourth installment..