But it is her inspired performance in the cult classic SPIDER BABY which earns her entry into the pantheon of the women of horror. Endlessly photogenic but with a quirky take on her admittedly bizarre character of Virginia the Spider Baby, Jill Banner is captivating whether she's eating a spider or slicing the ear off of Mantan Moreland!
I've caught a big fat bug in my spider web!
with Sid Haig and Beverly Washburn
artist Steve Ring's portrait of Jill Banner & Beverly Washburn
the (Merry) family that slays together stays together: Beverly Washburn, Sid Haig, Jill Banner and Lon Chaney Jr.
portrait of Jill Banner by Steve Ring
TODAY'S "WOMEN OF HALLOWEEN" SONG ON MY AUDIO BLOG "BATHED IN THE LIGHT FROM ANDROMEDA" IS "THE BALLAD OF SWEENEY TODD" BY LEA DELARIA.