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The Strange and Deadly Occurrence (1974)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | TV Movie 24 September 1974
A family moves into a new home in an isolated area, and soon realizes that someone--or something--doesn't want them there.

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Sandor Stern (teleplay), Sandor Stern (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Stack ... Michael Rhodes
Vera Miles ... Christine Rhodes
L.Q. Jones ... Sheriff Berlinger
Herb Edelman ... Felix
Dena Dietrich ... Audrey
Ted Gehring ... Dr. David Gillgreen
Margaret Willock ... Melissa Rhodes
James McCallion ... Ardie Detweiller
Aldine King Aldine King ... Rose
John Gruber John Gruber ... Deputy
Phil Chambers ... Coroner
E.A. Sirianni E.A. Sirianni ... Dr. Wren
Gene Massey Jr. Gene Massey Jr. ... Exterminator
Bill McKinney ... Pratt
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A family moves into a new home in an isolated area, and soon realizes that someone--or something--doesn't want them there.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night Visit See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Not forgotten; a curious night movie
8 April 2001 | by analoguebubblebathSee all my reviews

I've seen "The Strange and Deadly Occurence" twice in my life; in 1983 and 1985. Both showings were late-night on a Friday and regrettably we did not own a VCR at the time.

It's quite an eerie film with a good build-up of suspense which unfortunately concludes rather ridiculously. A lot of those TVMs now languish in scheduling purgatory which is a pity. Some enterprising individual should release a bunch of them on VHS (some films just don't suit DVD)--e.g "Vanishing Act" with Elliott Gould and "One Of My Wives Is Missing" starring Jack Klugman.

If anyone has any of the above on VHS please mail me.

In summary then: Some parallels with "Caddyshack"


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