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A Psychotic saxophone player (played both by Amos Poe and John Lurie) lures victims to deserted spots with his music and then guns them down.

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Amos Poe

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Cast

Credited cast:
Robbie Coltrane ... Detective Fritz Langley
Charlene Kaleina Charlene Kaleina ... Claire Smith
Cookie Mueller ... Penelope Trasher
John Lurie ... The Saxophonist
Amos Poe ... Writer Ant
Susan Tyrrell ... Eleanor Langley
William Rice William Rice ... Mr. Gollstone
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henry Benvenutti Henry Benvenutti ... Super
Ed Buck Ed Buck ... Vulture
Emilio Cubeiro Emilio Cubeiro ... The Poet
M. DeMuro M. DeMuro ... Victim
Babs Egan Babs Egan ... Maid
Nina Gaidarova Nina Gaidarova ... Upstairs Girl
Chris Kosburg Chris Kosburg ... Boy in Bed
F. Kutlik F. Kutlik ... Victim
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A Psychotic saxophone player (played both by Amos Poe and John Lurie) lures victims to deserted spots with his music and then guns them down.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Os Viajantes da Noite See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Production Co:

Hep Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Not complete rubbish by any stretch!!
16 July 2006 | by deadelvis1988See all my reviews

This needs to be released on DVD. Very much worth your time as an early Robbie Coltrane vehicle. A Humorously befitting forerunner prior to his enrollment in the excellent BBC "Cracker" series. Also featured is Lance Loud the ex-front man of New York's, Max's Kansas City mainstay "The Mumps" in his first film. The Mumps were an important precursor in the New York punk rock scene. I haven't seen this film since the mid eighties. It did embark on some areas of slasher sleaze and cheese which were no different than Abel Ferrara or Herschell Gordon Lewis' era of excellent exploitations in independent film. I would like to see this again someday!


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