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Killer by Night (1972)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 7 January 1972
A doctor trying to fight a diphtheria epidemic comes into conflict with a police captain who is using all his resources to track down a cop-killer.

Director:

Bernard McEveety

Writer:

David P. Harmon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Wagner ... Dr. Larry Ross
Diane Baker ... Tracey Morrow
Greg Morris ... Capt. George Benson
Theodore Bikel ... Sgt. Phl 'Sharkey' Gold
Robert Lansing ... Warren Claman
Mercedes McCambridge ... Sister Sarah
Pedro Armendáriz Jr. ... Dr. Carlos Madera
Mike Evans ... Marley
Robert Cornthwaite ... Dr. Bradville
Kelly Thordsen ... Sam Kenyon
Ivor Francis ... Prof. Langley
John Crawford ... Counterman
Bryan O'Byrne ... Hotel clerk
William Bryant ... Frank Roland (as Bill Bryant)
Jason Wingreen ... Dr. Jacobs
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When a woman is brought to a hospital, the doctor who sees her, believes she has diphtheria so he calls Dr. Ross, the hospital's virologist. Ross wants to wait till they can confirm it. Ross tries to reconstruct her life to find out how she came into contact with it. He tries to get help from the police but the captain is more concerned with locating a man who killed a couple cops. When more people who are infected come in, Ross tries to find the source and when he uses what clout he has to get the captain to cooperate, he gives one of his detectives to help him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The City by Night See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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