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The Night Walker (1964)

A woman is haunted by recurring nightmares, which seem to be instigated by her late husband who supposedly was killed in a fire.

Director:

William Castle

Writer:

Robert Bloch (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Taylor ... Barry Morland
Barbara Stanwyck ... Irene Trent
Judi Meredith ... Joyce Holliday (as Judith Meredith)
Hayden Rorke ... Howard Trent
Rochelle Hudson ... Hilda
Jess Barker ... Malone
Marjorie Bennett ... Manager
Lloyd Bochner ... The Dream
Tetsu Komai Tetsu Komai ... Gardener
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A wealthy woman is terrorized by recurring dreams regarding her jealous, blind husband who supposedly burned to death in a recent fire. She tries to convince her attorney that the nightmares are real. Written by alfiehitchie

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Will It Dare You To Dream of Things You're Ashamed to Admit! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 1965 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

William Castle's The Night Walker See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Barbara Stanwyck's final feature film. She thereafter worked exclusively in television. See more »

Quotes

Howard Trent: I wonder who my wife might be dreaming of?
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Featured in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Night Walker (2014) See more »

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Night Walker Delivers Chills
16 October 2006 | by jonkru12See all my reviews

William Castle has successfully managed to thrill audiences with low-budget films that manage to creep into our collective psyches and scare us silly. Being the showman that he is, he used a lot of gimmicks and tricks. "The Tingler", "House On Haunted Hill", and others are examples of this unique technique. He knows what scare us. "Night Walker" differs from this format somewhat. There are no gimmicks, no tricks. Just a solid, believable script of a woman tormented by troubling dreams after the death of her husband. Robert Taylor and Barbara Stanwyck add credence to the story by virtue of their considerable "star" power, making a possibly unbelievable story believable. The casting is exceptional, the music is appropriately effective, and the ending is...well, quite surprising.


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