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The screams you hear may be your own! See more »
Plot:
Random people are terrorized by a malevolent man who brings their worst fears to life. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Jennifer Holmes ... Mary

Cameron Mitchell ... Col. Bill Carson
Craig Gardner ... Dean Turner
Zoli Marki ... Jo (as Zoli Markey)
Peter J. Elliott ... Mr. Parker
Moira Winslow ... Joan Parker
Mark Tanous ... Bobby
Diane Burmeister
George Korelin ... Dr, Stuart
Vera Blacker ... Mrs. Stuart
John Parsonson ... The Truck Driver
Ashleigh Sendin ... Emily Parker
Graham Kennard
April Galetti
Jannie Wienand
Amanda Wildman

Directed by
Percival Rubens 
 
Writing credits
Percival Rubens 

Produced by
Bernard Buys .... associate producer
David Dalling .... executive producer
Percival Rubens .... producer
Joe Steinberg .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Nick Labuschagne 
 
Cinematography by
Vincent G. Cox  (as Vincent Cox)
 
Makeup Department
Reggie Wollenschlager .... makeup artist (as Reggie Wollschlager)
 
Production Management
John Parsonson .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Graham Hickson .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Louis Comanducci .... set construction
 
Sound Department
Tony Bensusan .... sound recordist
Bernard Buys .... sound
Luke Kgofelo .... assistant sound mixer
Sid Knowles .... sound mixer
James Preston .... assistant sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
George Bartels .... clapper loader
Hector Hambides .... clapper loader
Tony Moore .... focus puller
Piet Rampedi .... electrician
Sean Ryan .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Reggie Wollenschlager .... wardrobe (as Reggie Wollschlager)
 
Editorial Department
Patricia Farah .... assistant editor (as Patty Farah)
 
Other crew
Charles Vermeulen .... runner
Carol Woodman .... production secretary
 
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Also Known As:
"Midnight Caller" - USA (reissue title)
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USA:94 min
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Continuity: Throughout the entire movie, the killer's mask appears and disappears between shots.See more »
Quotes:
[Explaining his ESP]
Col. Bill Carson:Sometimes I get these... feelings. Vibes, as the kids would say.
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Movie Connections:
References The Amityville Horror (1979)See more »
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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
I don't get it, 1 November 1999
Author: rockybottom from Syracuse, NY

I just didn't get this movie. The identity of "The Demon" is never explained. His motives are never explained. The nature of his very existence is never explained. It's never made clear whether he is a "demon" in the traditional sense of the word, or just a really mean man who, although he wears gloves outfitted with metal claws, prefers to kill people by sticking ziplock baggies on their heads. Odd subplots and diversions abound, the South African setting is completely arbitrary, and a general feeling of "why was this movie made" lingers. The "demon," by the way, looks like Charles Grodin and wears a rubber mask, even though his identity isn't an issue. It's never explained why blond American Jennifer Holmes has a brunette South African cousin or why she's even in the country in the first place. This film is as obscure as they come and is almost always omitted in reference books and it's no wonder why.

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