An investigative journalist takes a stab at the supernatural. This unforgettable first entry in the Night Stalker series introduced the world to the quirky reporter with a penchant for the paranormal…and became one of the top-rated TV movies of all time.
Investigating a series of Las Vegas murders, Carl Kolchak (Darren McGavin) discovers that each victim has been bitten in the neck and drained of blood. Though Kolchak’s outlandish theory about the murders gets him nowhere with the police, his initiative to apprehend the killer gets him into hot water with a modern-day vampire.
The great John Llewellyn Moxey directed this Dan Curtis production. It features Carol Lynley, Simon Oakland, Ralph Meeker, Claude Akins, Charles McGraw, Kent Smith, Elisha Cook Jr., and Larry Linville. The teleplay was penned by legendary sci-fi/horror writer Richard Matheson.
Enjoy this 1972 thriller, newly restored in 4K.