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Night of Terror (1972)

Unrated | | Thriller | TV Movie 10 October 1972
A hired killer hunts down a schoolteacher to get something she has. She doesn't know what it is, but he's already killed twice to get it.

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... Capt. Caleb Sark
... Celeste Davillo
... Brian DiPaulo
... Linda Daniel
... Bronsky
Vic Vallaro ... Washington
... Pete Manning
... Chris Arden
... Dr. Widdicomb
William Gray Espy ... Dr. Kennard
... Chairlady
Bart La Rue ... Telephone man
... Steve Martin
Leon Williams ... Intern
... Lt. Costin
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A hired killer hunts down a schoolteacher to get something she has. She doesn't know what it is, but he's already killed twice to get it.

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Nacht des Schreckens  »

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ABC movie of the week
22 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

This is a 1972 ABC movie of the week and whilst not startlingly original is fairly diverting. Most interesting for the excellent performance of Eddie Egan as an ex-cop, when, of course, he was the ex-cop that inspired The French Connection, in which he also had a small part. Similarly convincing is the ever menacing Chuck Connors as chief bad man who spends the whole film trying to get at the heroine, played by Donna MIlls. Donna is excellent here in a difficult role, mostly performed in a wheelchair, and yes we do get a sequence of her travelling up one of those sinister little one man internal lifts. She would later perform equally effectively with Clint Eastwood in Play Misty For Me.


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