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Director:
Writers:
Richard Matheson (teleplay)
Richard Matheson (short story)
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Release Date:
18 September 1973 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
She's Alone. No One Believes Her. And There's No Way Out.
Plot:
A married couple are traveling on a deserted desert road at night. They stop at a diner and the husband goes to the men's room... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Cloris Leachman ... Jean Mitchell

Ross Martin ... Jim Cutler

Ned Beatty ... Tom King

Dana Elcar ... Sheriff
Louise Latham ... Vi

Dabney Coleman ... Bob Mitchell
Ron Feinberg ... Lou McDermott
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Directed by
Philip Leacock 
 
Writing credits
Richard Matheson (teleplay)

Richard Matheson (short story)

Produced by
Allen S. Epstein .... producer
Neil T. Maffeo .... associate producer
Lee Rich .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Charles Fox 
 
Cinematography by
John M. Stephens (director of photography) (as John W. Stephens)
 
Film Editing by
Bill Mosher 
 
Production Design by
Ed Graves 
 
Set Decoration by
Anthony C. Montenaro  (as Tony Montenaro)
 
Makeup Department
Mel Berns Jr. .... makeup artist
Bruce Jossen .... hair stylist (as Jossen)
 
Production Management
Neil T. Maffeo .... executive production manager
Kurt Neumann .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kurt Neumann .... first assistant director
Lorin Bennett Salob .... second assistant director (as Lorin Salob)
 
Art Department
Horst Grandt .... property master
 
Sound Department
Vic Carpenter .... production sound mixer
Victor Guarnier .... sound effects editor
Jack Wheeler .... sound effects editor (as John Wheeler)
Bill Wistrom .... sound effects editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Larry Gilhooly .... electrical gaffer
George Rader .... key grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Thomas S. Dawson .... costumer (as Tom Dawson)
 
Editorial Department
Gene Fowler Jr. .... editorial supervisor
 
Music Department
Edna Bullock .... music editor
 
Other crew
Julie Waxman .... production coordinator
 

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74 min
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Absolute Masterpiece, 19 March 2011
Author: Tony Rome from Long Island, New york

Some of the best made for TV movies were made in the 1970's. This film has the great Ross Martin playing a role that is a far cry from that of Artemus Gordon. Here he plays a mysterious cook in a filthy dinner somewhere in the middle of the desert. Cloris Leachman is excellent as the terrorized woman. This film contains an early performance by Dabney Coleman as her husband. The supporting cast is great, Ned Beatty straight of his role in "Deliverance," and three years before his Oscar win in "Network," Dana Elcar is equally as good as the policeman. Dana Elcar starred in many TV shows, films and Made for TV movies, and seemed to have always been underrated. I give this film **** and highly recommend it.

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