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John Michael Hayes (teleplay)
David Karp (story)
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Release Date:
15 April 1974 (USA) See more »
A sniper is killing residents at a winter resort. Who will die next? And why? Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Andy Griffith ... Sheriff Sam McNeill
John Larch ... Dr. Bill Hammond

Tim O'Connor ... Bill Carter

Lawrence Pressman ... Peter Lockhard

Eugene Roche ... Mayor Clinton Bickford

Charles Tyner ... Charley Eastman

Joyce Van Patten ... Grace Lockhard

Sheree North ... Betty
John Calvin ... Deputy Jerry Troy
Louise Latham ... Doris
Robert F. Simon ... Harvey

Nick Nolte ... Dave Michaels

Ruth McDevitt ... Mildred Young
Walter Brooke ... Ben
Devra Korwin ... Elaine Carter
David Frankham ... Reverend Phillips
Elayne Heilveil ... Cynthia

Directed by
Jud Taylor 
Writing credits
John Michael Hayes (teleplay)

David Karp (story)

Produced by
Alan Godfrey .... associate producer
Richard O. Linke .... executive producer
Burt Nodella .... producer
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
Cinematography by
Frank Stanley (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Henry Berman 
Casting by
Gary Shaffer 
Art Direction by
Albert Brenner 
Set Decoration by
Harry Reif 
Makeup Department
Billie Jordan .... hair stylist
Jack Wilson .... makeup artist
Production Management
Harris Katleman .... executive in charge of television production (as Harris L. Katleman)
Maurice Vaccarino .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charles Washburn .... assistant director (as Charles C. Washburn)
Art Department
Carl Beondé .... property master (as Carl Beonde)
Sound Department
Jerry Jost .... sound
Hal Watkins .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Donald L. Hartley .... dolly grip (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Paula Lynn Kaatz .... costumer: women (as Paula Kaatz)
Stephen Lodge .... costumer: men
Music Department
Harry V. Lojewski .... music supervisor
Harry Bluestone .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Larry Bunker .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Willard Jones .... music copyist (uncredited)
Artie Kane .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Lincoln Mayorga .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Richard Nash .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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94 min
Color (Metrocolor)
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Did You Know?

This unsold television series pilot was inspired by the film They Only Kill Their Masters (1972), starring James Garner.See more »
Movie Connections:
Spin off "Adams of Eagle Lake" (1975)See more »


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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Great film, 12 May 2000
Author: Jennifer from Euless, Texas

I just saw this wednesday and I thought it was great! It's alway's nice to see Andy Griffith in a movie were he's a good person and a sheriff to boot. I agree with the commentor about the scenery, simply breathe taking and the ending is great and suspenceful. Any Andy Griffith fan will love this film...the best and a must see!!!

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