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Night of Terror (1972)

Unrated | | Thriller | TV Movie 10 October 1972
A hired killer hunts down a schoolteacher to get something she has. She doesn't know what it is, but he's already killed twice to get it.

Director:

Jeannot Szwarc (as Jean Szwarc)

Writer:

Cliff Gould
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Balsam ... Capt. Caleb Sark
Catherine Burns ... Celeste Davillo
Chuck Connors ... Brian DiPaulo
Donna Mills ... Linda Daniel
Agnes Moorehead ... Bronsky
Eddie Egan ... Lt. Costin
David Spielberg ... Dr. Widdocomb
Mary Grace Canfield ... Charlady
Peter Hooten ... Chris Arden
John Karlen ... Manning
John Martino ... Steve Martin
William Gray Espy William Gray Espy ... Dr. Kennard
Vic Vallaro Vic Vallaro ... Washington
Bart La Rue Bart La Rue ... Telephone Man
Leon Williams Leon Williams ... Intern
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A hired killer hunts down a schoolteacher to get something she has. She doesn't know what it is, but he's already killed twice to get it.

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Night of Terror: Not what you'd expect
29 September 2018 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

Look at that cover image, doesn't that look like an 80's horror movie? Well, this isn't 80's and it isn't a horror either.

Night of Terror tells the story of a woman forced into hiding after a mysterious man comes after her and those she loves hunting for something he believes she has.

It was an ABC movie of the month so for those unfamiliar with what that means it was essentially a made for television Lifetime like movie.

So minimal budget, faces you recognise but can't name and a plot so generic you couldn't pick the script out of a lineup of other similiar films.

Unoriginal tripe with little going for it.

The Good:

Martin Balsam

The Bad:

Seen it all before

Catherine Burns

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

Sometimes he splurges


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1972 (USA) See more »

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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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