A man and his wife find themselves stranded in a small western town. He discovers that a strange force has turned the residents into zombies, and runs into a beautiful woman who he believes is the key to the mystery.

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Clay Howard
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Marjorie Howard
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Matt Russell
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Fess Beany / Noel
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Annie Fletcher / Naillil
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Sheriff Henshaw
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Mr. Hale
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Mr. Fletcher
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Mrs. Crawford
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Jeff Pardee
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Joe Landers
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Dr. Sanders
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A man and his wife stumble upon a town whose inhabitants turn into zombies and head for the edge of town every night... he seems to be the only one unaffected. What is happening to the townsfolk? Who is the mysterious young women he keeps seeing? Why isn't he affected? Written by Randy Goldberg <gaellon@inch.com>

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A mysterious force controls an entire town at night. Clay Howard must find out what it is to save his sanity...and his new found love. James Franciscus, Leslie Nielsen, Tisha Sterling, Lee Grant and Andrew Prine star in the ABC Movie of the Week. See more »

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Escravos da Noite  »

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TV debut of Sharon Gless. See more »

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When Marjorie is loaded onto the truck, it is a larger truck than Beaney's pickup which is later identified as the same vehicle. See more »

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A Terrific Made For Television Movie From The Early 1970s
24 July 2004 | by (HUXLEY,IOWA) – See all my reviews

Night Slaves is one of my favorite made for television movies.I saw this recently, and it was as good as I remember from when I was a young teenager. This is a terrific made for television movie of an earlier era in the early 1970s.I will not give away the plot, but I can say that this is a most unusual thriller.The music in this movie is great! I wish that I had a soundtrack of the music.The writing is very intelligent, and it makes for a good story that will actually keep your interest.James Franciscus does a wonderful job as the husband. Lee Grant is terrific as the wife.Those two actors played in so many wonderful movies.If you want to see a good thriller, that has an unusual storyline, then you should definitely see this little gem.I can highly recommend this to the entire family!!


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