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The Strange and Deadly Occurrence (1974)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | TV Movie 24 September 1974
A family moves into a new home in an isolated area, and soon realizes that someone--or something--doesn't want them there.

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Sandor Stern (teleplay), Sandor Stern (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Stack ... Michael Rhodes
Vera Miles ... Christine Rhodes
L.Q. Jones ... Sheriff Berlinger
Herb Edelman ... Felix
Dena Dietrich ... Audrey
Ted Gehring ... Dr. David Gillgreen
Margaret Willock ... Melissa Rhodes
James McCallion ... Ardie Detweiller
Aldine King Aldine King ... Rose
John Gruber John Gruber ... Deputy
Phil Chambers ... Coroner
E.A. Sirianni E.A. Sirianni ... Dr. Wren
Gene Massey Jr. Gene Massey Jr. ... Exterminator
Bill McKinney ... Pratt
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A family moves into a new home in an isolated area, and soon realizes that someone--or something--doesn't want them there.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night Visit See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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I guess I'm the only one...
24 February 2000 | by cd832See all my reviews

While I can't comment too much on this movie in detail, I do remember it scared the hell out of me as a kid when I first saw it. The "headless" mannequin dummy and the eerie pounding is what I remember about it that was so scary. I also remember the ending, which I won't give away here of course. (Not that you'll ever get to see this movie.)

NO ONE, I mean NO ONE remembers this movie. The fact that I'm the only one with a comment here so far for this movie attests to this. This TV movie scared me as much as DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK and TRILOGY OF TERROR. Almost everyone remembers those though. I even saw DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK on video at my local Blockbuster, but NEVER this one ANYWHERE EVER.

I haven't seen it in at least twenty years. I'd like to see this again somehow and my searches turn up nothing. It's not even listed in Leonard Maltin's fat movie book. If anyone knows where this can be found on video. Please email me.


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