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Night Slaves (1970)

TV Movie  |   |  Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  29 September 1970 (USA)
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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
Scott Marlowe ...
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
John Kellogg ...
Mr. Fletcher
Virginia Vincent ...
Mrs. Crawford
Cliff Carnell ...
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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Mystery | Sci-Fi

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Escravos da Noite  »

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Entertaining Flick with an Interesting premise
2 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although I only saw the film once and quite a while ago I remember it to be an entertaining film that had a very interesting premise.

From what I remember of it, I thought that it showed some interesting possibilities in the story line. That a marooned alien spacecraft would use local talent, so to speak, to effect repairs was to me a novel idea. And to have the locals be unaware of their being used was even better.

It put me in mind of "Strange Invaders" which as I recall had a similar idea but the people in that one I think were replaced by aliens who assumed their identities. I like this idea much more as the visitors seemed to be trying to have as little impact as possible on the hometown folks and it fell more in line with the non-interference provisions upheld throughout the Star Trek series and movies.

I would like to see it again, though not bad enough to buy it anytime soon.


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