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The Night Strangler (1973)

Not Rated | | Crime, Horror, Mystery | TV Movie 16 January 1973
A reporter hunts down a 144-year old alchemist who is killing women for their blood.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Carl Kolchak (as Darren Mc Gavin)
... Louise Harper
... Tony Vincenzo
... Capt. Schubert
... Mr. Berry
... Prof. Crabwell
... Llewellyn Crossbinder
... Tramp
Nina Wayne ... Charisma Beauty
Virginia Peters ... Wilma Krankheimer
... Janie Watkins
... Dr. Webb
Diane Shalet ... Joyce Gabriel
... Policewoman Sheila
Francoise Birnheim ... Restaurant Woman
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Storyline

Reporter Carl Kolchak is now in Seattle, Washington, trying to solve the mystery of several strangulations that recur every few years where the victims are drained of blood in this second made for TV pilot. Written by Humberto Amador

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16 January 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Time Killer  »

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(Westrex Recording System) (uncredited)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Aired as an installment of ABC's "The Wide World of Mystery (1973)" series on Feb. 8, 1974. See more »

Goofs

Several of the articles shown in the archive files of the "Seattle Daily Chronicle" clearly have the headline pasted over genuine newspaper pages by the art department; this is especially noticeable on the edition from [Tuesday] 27th March 1952 headed "WOMAN STRANGLED IN PIONEER SQUARE", which is peeling away. See more »

Quotes

Carl Kolchak: I just saw your "so-called killer" wipe up the street with your so-called police force!
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Connections

Featured in Svengoolie: The Night Strangler (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

My Blue Heaven
(uncredited)
Music by Walter Donaldson
Lyrics by George Whiting
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DEFINITELY BETTER THAN THE FIRST!
4 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

I love this movie! It's better, sexier, and even more scary than the original "The Night Stalker". I know sequels degrade the first films, but this is the best sequel besides "Scream 2" and "A Nightmare On Elm Street 3" that I have ever seen.

I love this movie and give it **** stars. SEE IT!


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