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Dead of Night (1977)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Mystery | Thriller  -  29 March 1977 (USA)
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This anthology tells three stories: a man buys a car that takes him back and forth through time; a tale of vampires; and a distraught mother asks for her drowned son to come back to life ... See full summary »

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Frank (segment "Second Chance")
E.J. André ...
Mr. McCauley (segment "Second Chance") (as E.J. Andre)
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Mrs. McCauley (segment "Second Chance")
Christina Hart ...
Helen (segment "Second Chance") (as Christine Hart)
Orin Cannon ...
Old Farmer (segment "Second Chance")
Jean Le Bouvier ...
Mrs. Cantrell (segment "Second Chance") (as Jean LeVouvier)
Dick McGarvin ...
Mr. Dorset (segment "Second Chance")
Karen Hurley ...
Mrs. Dorset (segment "Second Chance")
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Dr. Gheria (segment "No Such Thing as a Vampire") (as Patrick MacNee)
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Alexis (segment "No Such Thing as a Vampire")
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Karel (segment "No Such Thing as a Vampire") (as Elisha Cook)
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Michael (segment "No Such Thing as a Vampire")
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Mother (segment "Bobby")
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Bobby (segment "Bobby") (as Lee H. Montgomery)
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This anthology tells three stories: a man buys a car that takes him back and forth through time; a tale of vampires; and a distraught mother asks for her drowned son to come back to life and gets more than she bargained for. Written by Anonymous

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Three tales of mystery, imagination and suspense.


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29 March 1977 (USA)  »

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Døden om natten  »

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[last lines]
Bobby: You lied, "Mommy!" Bobby didn't drown by accident. You knew that. Bobby drowned himself to get away from you. You see, Bobby didn't want to come back, "Mommy." No... Bobby hates you, "Mommy!" So he sent ME instead!
Mother: ["Bobby" turns into a monster and she screams]
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Somewhat Peachy/ Excellent
27 January 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At the beginning of this film I noticed that title itself was part of the reason that I watched it. The first the story was about a young man(Ed Begley j.r.) whose auto mobile is stolen, but he later purchases another vehicle that is possessed.

The second story is about a doctor (Patrick Macnee) who takes care of a patient who has a brush with death. However to his assumption he believes that a vampire was responsible for the problem of his patient. He soon invites an old friend (Horst Bucholz). He drugs him and pits falsely accuses him of being a vampire which leads him to have a stake driven through his heart.

The final story is about a mother (Anjanette Comer) whose son Bobby (Lee Montgomery) accidently drowns in a lake but she makes a pact to have her son come back from the dead. He is revived, but he is not the child that he used to be.

The first story was kinda off, the second story was merely confusing, and the third story was very frightening.


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