Thursday, May 19th – Replay – Jackey Neyman Jones (Manos the Hands of Fate)

Jackey Neyman Jones poses with a t-shirt for "Manos Returns"
Jackey Neyman Jones poses with a t-shirt for “Manos Returns”

Thursday, May 19th – Jackey Neyman Jones (Replay)

Tonight we’ll do a replay of Jackey Neyman Jones (Manos The Hands of Fate), and we’ll be back tomorrow in time for Open Lines!

In 1966 , a crew of actors with a bad script and a rented camera set out to make a bad movie—and succeeded beyond their wildest dreams.

Jackey Neyman Jones played the child star “Debbie” in the cult classic, “Manos The Hands of Fate,” while her dad Tom Neyman played “The Master”. Even her mom and dog were fully invested.  Today, Jackey is the only surviving original cast or crew willing to talk about being in The Worst Movie Ever Made through personal appearances, online and in her new book, “Growing Up With Manos The Hands of Fate”.  She is a professional artist and currently producing and starring in the sequel fan film, “Manos Returns“.

Jackey aged 7 and her dog, the "hell hound," on set of Manos.
Jackey aged 7 and her dog, the ‘hell hound’ on set of Manos: The Hands of Fate.

Jackey’s Book, “Growing Up with Manos the Hands of Fate,” features a forward by Joel Hodgson, creator of the hit television show, “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” to blame for the movie’s resurrection and subsequent cult following. 

Cover of Jackey's new book, "Growing Up with Manos The Hands of Fate."

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