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The Night Stalker

USA 1972
produced by
Dan Curtis for ABC
directed by John Llewellyn Moxey
starring Darren McGavin, Carol Lynley, Simon Oakland, Ralph Meeker, Claude Akins, Charles McGraw, Kent Smith, Stanley Adams, Elisha Cook jr, Larry Linville, Jordan Rhodes, Barry Atwater
screenplay by Richard Matheson, based on a story by Jeffrey Grant Rice, music by Bob Cobert

Night Stalker

review by
Dale Pierce

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The movie that inspired a sequel and a TV-series has Darren McGavin as an annoying newspaper reporter hot on the trail of a ladykiller in Las Vegas who preys on prostitutes, draining them of their blood. As he digs deeper into the situation he discovers the killigns to be the work of a vampire, not a crazed maniac, which of course no one believes. City officials likewise gasp at the thought and struggle to keep rumors of a Western Dracula played down, for fear of what effect it will have on tourism. Not one to play politics, the reporter goes after the bloodsucker himself and stakes him. He has proven his point, proven a vampire existed in Sin City and plans to write the scoop of a lifetime, only to have the story killed and be blackmailed into silence. In the end he is seen heading back East, fired from his job, worse off than in the start and not all that surprised about what City hall did to him.

Little known actor Barry Atwater makes a creepy and convincing vampire in this tale, which caused rave reviews when it was first aired on TV.

Suspiciously, a lot of the original material showing Las Vegas as a corrupt city and politicians more worried about an election year than in a killer all ended up being taken out of the script entirely or watered down. Art imitating life, perhaps.

Good photography, good special effects for a TV film, an unsettling performance by the vampire, a good cast and a creepy score make this movie work as well now as it did when it made its debut.

 

review © by Dale Pierce

 

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