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The Strange and Deadly Occurrence (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Horror  -  24 September 1974 (USA)
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A family moves into a new home in an isolated area, and soon realizes that someone--or something--doesn't want them there.

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A family moves into a new home in an isolated area, and soon realizes that someone--or something--doesn't want them there.

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Not forgotten; a curious night movie
8 April 2001 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I've seen "The Strange and Deadly Occurence" twice in my life; in 1983 and 1985. Both showings were late-night on a Friday and regrettably we did not own a VCR at the time.

It's quite an eerie film with a good build-up of suspense which unfortunately concludes rather ridiculously. A lot of those TVMs now languish in scheduling purgatory which is a pity. Some enterprising individual should release a bunch of them on VHS (some films just don't suit DVD)--e.g "Vanishing Act" with Elliott Gould and "One Of My Wives Is Missing" starring Jack Klugman.

If anyone has any of the above on VHS please mail me.

In summary then: Some parallels with "Caddyshack"




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