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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 »
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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

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

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

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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Referenced in Tomorrow's Bacon (2001)See more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Cloris on the loose, 9 November 2004
Author: sourpussss from United States

A favorite t.v. movie from the 70's. Again, Richard Matheson creates atmosphere and suspense out of almost nothing as a couple stops at a remote diner/motel and the husband never returns from the bathroom. From the bathroom? Who writes a suspense movie where the husband apparently falls in the toilet? The man who brought you the vindictive 16 wheeler of "Duel." Unlike that clever but overpraised feature, "D.R.O." (What's up with that title? It can't be a play on "S.R.O." can it? You don't buy tickets for the toilet?) stays close to realistic scale, and the less than apocalyptic climax is a face-off by two determined middle-aged women. Complain all you want - it worked for me then, it works for me now.

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