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
Tisha Sterling ...
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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Deputy Spencer
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Jeff Pardee
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Joe Landers
Russell Thorson ...
Dr. Sanders
Nancy Valentine ...
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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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Morning Brings Denials of a Whole Town's Mysterious Night Journey

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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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Good potential wasted
12 November 2001 | by (Clinton Twp, MI) – See all my reviews

Now this movie had potential. However, several things were basically done wrong in the movie.

Most of the people in the movie sleep in their clothes. The aliens who control everyone (save the hero) shouldn't understand about things like robes and slippers, yet the hero's wife dons hers before leaving. The town is about 95 percent male as well. The people move at normal speed from time to time, not looking like sleepwalkers at all.

This could have been one of the great mind control movies. Instead, being made for TV in 1970, did not deliver.


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