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Night Fright (1967)

Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | November 1967 (USA)
A government space experiment into the effects of cosmic rays on animal life goes horribly wrong, creating a mutant monster that terrorizes a rural community.

Director:

James A. Sullivan

Writers:

Russ Marker (story by), Russ Marker (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Agar ... Sheriff Clint Crawford
Carol Gilley Carol Gilley ... Nurse Joan Scott
Ralph Baker Jr. Ralph Baker Jr. ... Chris Jordan
Dorothy Davis ... Judy
Bill Thurman ... Deputy Ben Whitfield
Roger Ready Roger Ready ... Prof. Alan Clayton
Gary McLain Gary McLain ... Wes Blau
Darlene Drew Darlene Drew ... Darlene Scott
Frank Jolly Frank Jolly ... Rex Bowers
Bill Hollingsworth ... Deputy Pat Lance (as Bill Holly)
Janiz Menshew Janiz Menshew ... Carla
Russ Marker Russ Marker ... Mitch
Toni Pearce Toni Pearce ... Betty - Waitress
Christi Simmons Christi Simmons ... Annie
Brenda Venus Brenda Venus ... Sue
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A government space experiment into the effects of cosmic rays on animal life goes horribly wrong, creating a mutant monster that terrorizes a rural community. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fright Night See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA

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Budget:

$18,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

GGOF:'At one point the sherrif tosses the wrapped plaster cast of the creature's footprint to the reporter. Shortly thereafter when the sherrif and the professor study the cast it is noticeably larger. See more »

Goofs

When Clint, Ben, and Wes discuss the attack on Buddy and Mary, the bodies are described as being grotesquely mauled; however, the white interior of the car in which they were attacked is spotless, with no blood anywhere. See more »

Quotes

Chris Jordan: Look, I'm telling you this for your own good.
Rex Bowers: Well, I'm fed up taking orders, lover boy. You go take your advice and peddle it somewhere else.
Chris Jordan: Now listen Rex...
Rex Bowers: No, you listen! Nobody invited you and little Miss Sunday School out here. This is our private blast and if you don't dig it, split!
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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) See more »

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I've seen worse... maybe
20 April 2010 | by horsegogglesSee all my reviews

Why film a movie if you are not going to provide light for the cameras. The film would have been about seven minutes long if it were not for the shots of people walking through the woods. I enjoyed seeing the typical sixties dress and the 60's cars. I couldn't help but ask myself what self respecting kid would drive a Tornado, though they were neat cars. The music was tedious and repetitive. Ten minutes of people dancing in the dark was too much. I've seen worse acting, but the manikin should have had top billing. At least it kept it's mouth closed. I think the motivation for making the movie must have been that someone had a lot of film available that had gone beyond the expiration date and they didn't want to see it go to waste. It went to waste.


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