Writer Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem's Lot and discovers that it is being terrorized by vampires.
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 Father Donald Callahan 2 episodes, 2004
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 Charlie Rhodes 2 episodes, 2004
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 Sandy McDougall 2 episodes, 2004
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 Royce McDougall 2 episodes, 2004
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 Ann Norton 2 episodes, 2004
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 Eva Prunier 2 episodes, 2004
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 Ed 'Weasel' Craig 2 episodes, 2004
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 Danny Glick 2 episodes, 2004
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 Ralphie Glick 2 episodes, 2004
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 Marjorie Glick 2 episodes, 2004
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 Tony Glick 2 episodes, 2004
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 Joyce Petrie 2 episodes, 2004
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Ben Mears, a writer returns to the small Maine town of Jerusalem's Lot (also known as Salem's Lot), where he spent the first few years of his life, to write a book. Little does he or the townfolk realize that a couple of other new residents are coming...Straker, an antiques dealer, and his partner and master Barlow, a ancient and malevolent vampire bent on making Salem's Lot his new home. Written by KLange

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The action takes place in Maine during winter but in many scenes there are trees such as birches visible with full green foliage. In Maine at that time of the year those trees would have shed their leaves months prior and would appear bare. See more »

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Susan Norton: Now we're stuck with Matt Van Helsing.
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

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Paint It Black
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by Gob
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POORLY DONE
22 June 2004 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

I expected this remake to be much closer to the original (much like the TV remake of The Shining much more closely followed the book than the 1980 version). In this case, both the 1979 and the 2004 versions of 'salems Lot deviated from the book to a large degree. First of all, the filming locale in either version does not even closely resemble southern Maine. In this 2004 version, it takes place in November with obviously fake snow everywhere. The book took place in September and October of 1975. They should not have had it set in 2004--the book took place in 1975, and should have stuck with the time. So many other deviations from the book bothered me.... so many that I can't even go into each individual one.


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