Kicking off a new podcast series, The Kolchak Tapes, Kulture Shock's Chris Stachiw and The Projection Booth's Mike White discuss The Night Stalker and the character of Carl Kolchak (Darren McGavin).
Reporter Carl Kolchak's first reported encounter with the supernatural, The Night Stalker, was broadcast on January 11, 1972 to jaw-dropping ratings.
Based on a book by Jeff Rice and adapted by Richard Matheson (I Am Legend), the made-for-TV movie was produced by Dan Curtis (Dark Shadows) and directed by John Llewellyn Moxey.
Special Guest: Professor Mark Dawidziak, author of The Night Stalker: A 25th Anniversary Tribute.
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Buy The Night Stalker / The Night Strangler on DVD
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Buy Mark Dawidziak's Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Twilight Zone: A Fifth-Dimension Guide to Life
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Music by John Walker, Robert Cobert, Gil Milles