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Dead of Night (1977)

This anthology tells three stories: one of time travel, one of vampires, and one of a mother wishing her drowned son back to life.

Director:

Dan Curtis

Writers:

Richard Matheson, Jack Finney (story "Second Chance") | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ed Begley Jr. ... Frank (segment "Second Chance")
E.J. André ... Mr. McCauley (segment "Second Chance") (as E.J. Andre)
Ann Doran ... Mrs. McCauley (segment "Second Chance")
Christina Hart ... Helen (segment "Second Chance") (as Christine Hart)
Orin Cannon Orin Cannon ... Old Farmer (segment "Second Chance")
Jean Le Bouvier Jean Le Bouvier ... Mrs. Cantrell (segment "Second Chance") (as Jean LeVouvier)
Dick McGarvin Dick McGarvin ... Mr. Dorset (segment "Second Chance")
Karen Hurley Karen Hurley ... Mrs. Dorset (segment "Second Chance")
Patrick Macnee ... Dr. Gheria (segment "No Such Thing as a Vampire") (as Patrick MacNee)
Anjanette Comer ... Alexis (segment "No Such Thing as a Vampire")
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Karel (segment "No Such Thing as a Vampire") (as Elisha Cook)
Horst Buchholz ... Michael (segment "No Such Thing as a Vampire")
Joan Hackett ... Mother (segment "Bobby")
Lee Montgomery ... Bobby (segment "Bobby") (as Lee H. Montgomery)
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This anthology tells three stories: one of time travel, one of vampires, and one of a mother wishing her drowned son back to life.

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Three tales of mystery, imagination and suspense.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Døden om natten See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dan Curtis Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Glen Glenn Sound)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The incidental music at the beginning of the film is borrowed from a failed pilot of the same name that Dan Curtis produced in 1969. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Bobby: You lied, "Mommy!" Bobby didn't drown by accident. You knew that. Bobby drowned himself to get away from you. You see, Bobby didn't want to come back, "Mommy." No... Bobby hates you, "Mommy!" So he sent ME instead!
Mother: ["Bobby" turns into a monster and she screams]
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Connections

Remade as Trilogy of Terror II (1996) See more »

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another cool Matheson-Curtis 70s flick!
28 August 2002 | by staytherelassSee all my reviews

This is pretty cool!Richard Matheson and Dan Curtis(NIGHT STALKER,SCREAM OF THE WOLF)again collaborate.This was a failed pilot for a proposed tv series,but the movie can be enjoyed for what it is.There are 3 tales here,with "Bobby",the 3rd story,being the most chilling.Worth a look.


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