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The Norliss Tapes (1973)

TV Movie  |   |  Horror  |  21 February 1973 (USA)
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An investigative reporter stumbles onto a group of modern-day vampires.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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David Norliss
Don Porter ...
Sanford T. Evans
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Ellen Sterns Cort
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Sheriff Tom Hartley
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Marsha Sterns
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Mme. Jeckiel
Hurd Hatfield ...
Charles Langdon
Bryan O'Byrne ...
Mr. Dobkins
Robert Mandan ...
George Rosen
Ed Gilbert ...
Sid Phelps (as Edmund Gilbert)
Jane Dulo ...
Sarah Dobkins
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Truck Driver
Bob Schott ...
Sargoth
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Man in Langdon Gallery
Patrick Wright ...
Larry Mather
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Storyline

A newspaper publisher listens to the personal tapes of investigative reporter David Norliss, who has disappeared during an investigation. The tapes tell the story of that investigation, involving a recent widow whose late husband has been seen working in his private studio. As Norliss and the widow investigate, they unravel a plot involving Voodoo and the walking dead. Written by balkaster

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21 February 1973 (USA)  »

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La voix du vampire  »

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This movie was intended as a pilot for a TV series of the same name. It was not picked up by NBC. See more »

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David Norliss: As I headed for the Cort estate along the seventeen mile drive, acres of lush cyprus and tall pine loomed over me. The ocean below bellowed and roared, smashing into the coastline spilling white foam along the sand. There's no doubt this rugged peninsular country could give the French Riviera tough competition. But on this afternoon, my mind really wasn't on the scenery. I kept thinking about the girl who had been murdered the night before, trying to tie what I knew about her into the story ...
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A great TV movie.
12 April 2001 | by (London,England) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this tv movie twice in my early teens and remember it being very scarey at the time.The supernatural content was quite compelling and the acting for a tv movie was above average.I notice it is not available on VHS or DVD.I assume because of a lack of knowledge,popularity and possibly rights to the movie.I sure wish they would bring out a DVD version a.s.a.p.I'd buy a copy immediately.I'd love to see this movie again,especially because it was over 20 years ago since I last viewed it.Always a mark of a good movie if it sticks in your mind for that long!


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