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(1972 TV Movie)

Plot Summary

  • Carl Kolchak is a newspaper reporter with an abrasive personality that has gotten him fired ten times from various big-city papers. Now he's reduced to reporting for a relatively small-time paper in Las Vegas. It's here he gets the story of his life. But will the local sheriff, or the D.A., or even his own boss, let him print it? He has an ally in the FBI agent brought in to investigate this strange case. It seems someone is biting the necks of young girls and draining their blood. Can this killer with supernormal powers really be a 70-year-old Rumanian millionaire? Can he really be a vampire? And can an aging reporter do anything to stop him?

    - Written by J. Spurlin
  • Wisecracking reporter Carl Kolchak, investigating a string of gruesome murders in Las Vegas in which the victims are drained of blood, concludes that a vampire is on the loose. Since the mayor, the police chief and his own editor think he's off his rocker, it's up to Kolchak to stop the bloodsucker himself.

    - Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>
  • Dogged reporter Carl Kolchak sets in on the scent of a series of strange murders in Las Vegas. It seems that each victim has been bitten in the neck and drained of all their blood, and Kolchak is sure that it is a vampire. He is hard pressed, however, to convince the Las Vegas police and soon realizes that he must stop the killer himself.

    - Written by SindyMac
  • A vampire is loose in Las Vegas, stalking unsuspecting victims. Reporter Carl Kolchak is hot on his trail, but nobody believes him. His editor thinks he's nuts, the police think he's a hindrance in the investigation, so Kolchak takes matters into his own hands to rid Vegas of the blood sucking menace.

    - Written by Humberto Amador
  • An abrasive Las Vegas newspaper reporter investigates a series of murders committed by a vampire.

    - Written by J. Spurlin


From a tape made by reporter Carl Kolchak ]. "This is the story behind one of the greatest manhunts in history...

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