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The Night Walker (1964)

Unrated | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | December 1964 (USA)
A woman is haunted by recurring nightmares, which seem to be instigated by her late husband who supposedly was killed in a fire.



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A wealthy woman is terrorized by recurring dreams regarding her jealous, blind husband who supposedly burned to death in a recent fire. She tries to convince her attorney that the nightmares are real. Written by alfiehitchie

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WILLIAM CASTLE warns you that your dreams can make you a ... See more »


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Release Date:

December 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

William Castle's The Night Walker  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Director William Castle originally offered the role of Irene Trent to Joan Crawford (an old friend of Stanwyck's) who declined as she was already committed to appearing in Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964). See more »


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Surprisingly good!
31 March 2002 | by (Athens, Georgia) – See all my reviews

Perhaps the key to enjoying this movie is to come to it with no expectations, as I did--or to be a fan of William Castle (as I am becoming!). If you know William Castle's work, you know to expect low-budget chills that don't take themselves very seriously. What's surprising about this film is that it's actually fairly sophisticated. The plot has some excellent twists; the chills are more psychological and less gore-dependent than in other Castle films I can think of; and it's just fun to see two great (albeit aging) stars get their teeth into a horror script. Barbara Stanwyck is excellent, and Robert Taylor comes a close second.

Why this little gem isn't available on DVD with (what I consider to be) lesser Castle works baffles me. It's definitely worth seeking out for your next cheesy horror fest.

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