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Screams of a Winter Night (1979)

10 college students go camping, when they get there, they tell scary stories to each other.

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Matt Borel ...
John / Ron
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Steve / Parker
Patrick Byers ...
Cal
Mary Agen Cox ...
Elaine
Robin Bradley ...
Sally / Annie's Roommate
Ray Gaspard ...
Harper / Billy
Beverly Allen ...
Jookie / Crazy Annie
Brandy Barrett ...
Liz
Charles Rucker ...
Alan
Jan Norton ...
Lauri
Malcolm Edmonds
Nicole Salley
William Goodman
Jean Sweeney
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The Kid - Service Station Attendant (as Bill Ragsdale)
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10 college students go camping, when they get there, they tell scary stories to each other.

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It Was A Dark And Stormy Night When The Kids Arrived At The Lake See more »

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The actors in the wraparound segments appear as different characters in the vignettes. It wasn't scripted this way, but the filmmakers concluded it was an easy way to cut costs, rationalizing that it would be natural for the people listening to envision themselves in the stories. See more »

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Referenced in Times Square (1980) See more »

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A thrilling horror movie
2 November 1999 | by (Trøndelag, Norway) – See all my reviews

A cheap and unknown, but scary horror movie about some teens who travel to a cabin, deep in the forest. On their way to the cabin they get some warnings from a local drunk who scare them with ghosts and other horrible things which took place there some years ago (I wonder if the people behind "Friday the 13th" got some inspiration here). Inside the cabin and around the fire place the kids start to tell scary stories about a blood-thirsty female student and a legend of an Indian ghost. This stories is what the movie mostly is about, but in the end the teens find them selves right in the middle of a rather unfriendly storm which seems to come from nowhere.

Recommended for horrorfans which liked Friday the 13th.


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