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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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In the shadow of evil, in the echo of sins. In the icy stare of moonlight, our ghostly tale begins. See more »

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26 January 1979 (USA)  »

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Howlings of a Winter's Night  »

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Test screenings included a fourth vignette centering on a malevolent witch spirit who haunted a cemetery. The distributor told the filmmakers that the movie's two hour running time was excessive and details of the low-contrast day-for-night footage would be difficult to discern on drive-in screens, so the entire sequence was removed prior to the film's general release. See more »

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Referenced in Times Square (1980) See more »

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Don't Know Why People Hate This
18 March 2003 | by (Ohio Sasquatch Territory!) – See all my reviews

This flick is way better than the garbage Hollywood produces today.

I think to truly enjoy this movie you need to be interested in indie horror low budget films. You won't get no Gone with the Wind out of these old films. The stories were interesting, but a little bit more needed to be explained in "The Green Light" story. What was it? The ending could've explained better too. Anyway, this is better than the low budget shot on video trash you end up getting at Blockbuster. I hope this finds a re-release on DVD and in a cleaned up letterboxed format if possible.


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