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Crackle of Death (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Horror  -  1974 (USA)
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Reporter Carl Kolchak investigates a ghostly arsonist and an Indian spirit haunting a hospital.

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Carl Kolchak (archive footage)
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Tony Vincenzo (archive footage)
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Shaman Jim Elkhorn (archive footage)
Elaine Giftos ...
Nurse Janis Eisen (archive footage)
Fred Beir ...
Ryder Bond (archive footage)
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Sergeant Mayer (archive footage)
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Mr. Cardinale (archive footage)
Tom Drake ...
Don Kibbey (archive footage)
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Walter Green (archive footage)
Robert Yuro ...
Detective Captain Webster (archive footage)
Joyce Jillson ...
Diana Lanier (archive footage)
Madlyn Rhue ...
Maria Hargrove (archive footage)
Jack Grinnage ...
Ron Updyke (archive footage)
Virginia Vincent ...
Mrs. Markoff (archive footage)
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Emily Cowles (archive footage)
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In this compilation of two Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974) episodes, "Firefall" and "The Energy Eater," a reporter must investigate the supernatural occurrences of an arsonist's ghost trying to possess an orchestra composer, and then a strange Indian "bear god" that is feeding off the energy of the hospital buried over its site. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Horror

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This "movie" is a compilation of two episodes of Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974): "Firefall" and "The Energy Eater." See more »

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PRETTY GOOD! NICE MIXTURE OF TWO EPISODES OF KOLCHAK
27 May 2000 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I have this movie which someone in my family taped in the early 80s off of TV. I just saw it again on TV and went on an all out search for the tape. I found it and viewed the whole thing.

SUMMARY: Carl Kolchak (Darren McGavin- "The Night Stalker", "The Night Strangler") is a INS news reporter who stumbles upon first a ghost known as the "Doppleganger" who mysteriously is a ghost who starts people on fire in their sleep. Then Kolchak comes to a Monawhatzit (not the real name) a ancient being that feeds off peoples energy after killing them.

Great movie, I wish this was released on VHS or DVD.


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