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Dying Room Only (1973)

Stranded at a roadside diner in the desert, a woman searches for her husband who has mysteriously disappeared from property.

Director:

Philip Leacock

Writers:

Richard Matheson (teleplay), Richard Matheson (short story)
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Complete credited cast:
Cloris Leachman ... Jean Mitchell
Ross Martin ... Jim Cutler
Ned Beatty ... Tom King
Dana Elcar ... Sheriff
Louise Latham ... Vi
Dabney Coleman ... Bob Mitchell
Ron Feinberg ... Lou McDermott
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A married couple are traveling on a deserted desert road at night. They stop at a diner and the husband goes to the men's room. He never returns and the wife begins to suspect serious foul play. Written by Sean Taylor <st52@cornell.edu>

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She's Alone. No One Believes Her. And There's No Way Out.


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Aired as an installment of ABC's "Wide World of Mystery" series on Oct. 29, 1974. See more »

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The finest TV movie ever made.
23 December 1998 | by rick2000See all my reviews

All must view this priceless gem.It creates a delicious sense of dread. Cloris Leachman's performance is unequalled.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La disparition See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA

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Lorimar Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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