It is an independent production and is the latest installment in schraders night workers series of films, starting with taxi driver in 1976, followed by american. The night walker 1964 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Justsaw the burned mans face and that is the movie. The night walker begins with a dreamy, ominous and slightly cheesy prologue revealing the power of nightmares and dreams. William castles the night walker 1964 windy city cinema. This release is meant for fans of horror from the time period in which it was made.
After a rousing evening of prime time entertainment the local longhorn wingding, flipper, gilligans island, secret agent and gunsmoke there was a 15 minute news and weather cast at 10. The night walker had no 3d effects or admission ballyhoo, but its overfamiliar gaslighting scenario is wellplayed by stanwyck, taylor, and bochner the former two not having worked together since their divorce a decade before with an ambiguous turn by judi meredith queen of blood as the toohelpful beauty salon employee just hired by. Using accounts from his own and others experiences, stapless essay portrays the racist tendency of people to assume black men are potentially violent and dangerous. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. Really scaredme as a kid and i probably wasnt supposed to be up watching it. It would 11 more years before walker completed his metamorphosis from pop crooner to avantgarde godfather. Dark intruder is a 1965 failed tv pilot produced by jack laird of night gallery. The walker was released directtodvd but played in an independent film theater for two weeks in dorris, california. William castles rosemarys baby the phrase suggests something far different. The film was one of the last black and white theatrical features released by universal pictures, and stanwycks last motion picture.
Taylor and stanwyck appear in their first film together in 27 years. Presents, the studios first experiment with television that included the shows conflict, sugarfoot and, later, bronco with ty. The night walker 1964 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. Barbara stanwyck, robert taylor, hayden rorke, lloyd bochner, judi meredith, william castle. The night walker scream factory bluray diabolikdvd. A young man lives in a surreal world surrounded by his notions of fear which in turn, leads him to uncover his true predicament. The night walker pictures and movie photo gallery check out just released the night walker pics, images, clips, trailers, production photos and more from rotten tomatoes movie pictures archive.
Barbara stanwyck, in her final theatrical film role, stars as a woman in a loveless marriage. Oct 10, 2010 the night walker theme 1964 for piano composed by vic mizzy duration. The night walker soundtrack from 1964 2002, composed by vic mizzy. The night walker, bluray, widescreen, horror, mystery suspense, 8266631840. Original movie poster for night walker, the 1965 4934 original universal pictures. Irene trent barbara stanwyck was married to the inventor howard hayden roarke before the blind electronics genius blows himself up following an argument between the couple. Robert taylor and hayden rorke in the night walker 1964 barbara stanwyck and lloyd bochner. Until the shows end in 1962, it was rarely aired weektoweek. It was good andanother one that stuck in my head was paranoiac but i did see it later on and oh, not so scary anymore. Fantastic theater followed with house of wax a pretty good movie.
In 1968 he was offered the role of private walker in dads army, a role originally written by jimmy perry for himself. This release is meant for fans of horror from the time period in. It is a great scenesetter that the rest of the film struggles to match, even if it is still a rather enjoyable mystery thriller. Bloch also wrote castles the night walker 1964, a middling suspense film that was perhaps most notable for its use of veterans barbara stanwyck, robert taylor, and rochelle hudson as headliners. If one can put oneself in the right frame of mindas i did, earlierit delivers the goods, makes no demands, so to speak, on the viewer, as indeed the movie does all the work. Crawford was back in i saw what you did 1965, which featured john. Rhetorical devices in night walker by brent staples essay.
Will it dare you to dream of things youre ashamed to admit. The best of 1965 1967 the walker brothers on allmusic 1990 20 of their best songs, including all of their. The boss artwork used in the posters for the night walker was done by. He died tragically of pancreatitis near the end of filming for the sixth series at the age of 44. Night caller from outer space, also known as simply the night caller or blood beast from outer space, is a british 1965 science fiction film directed by john gilling. The night walker was produced and directed by william castle, one of the titans of. Night walker is the william castle 1964 production. The two make for a fun evening 60s black and white thrillers night walker is more thriller and uses atmosphere over story. See more ideas about horror movie posters, horror and movie posters. A colourised version of the film was released in 2011. Click to purchase the night walker and dark intruder horror double.
The night walker 1964 letterboxd social film discovery. The night walker 1964 12011964 us horror, thriller 1h 26m user score. The night walker 1964 film complet en francais a 20170720t02. This night walker, i thinkit would still be good as i am stanwyck fan. Quotes about his role in devils doorway 1950 i admired the characterization because of the fact that the indian, previously considered the heavy in early westerns, is a regular guy. It began with a repeated organ figure that dissolved into a bizarre, churning rhythm. She continued doing features, most notably the cincinnati kid 1965, john cassavetes opening night 1977 and grease 1978. He starred in one of the first postworld war ii proindian movies of the american cinema, devils doorway 1950 his first western, although delmer daves broken arrow 1950 was released one month before. As a typical uni back lot flick it has a lot going for it, and it was made at the right place by the right people if not quite the right stars not at their peak, i mean. The night walker dark intruder horror double feature. It would 11 more years before walker completed his metamorphosis from pop crooner to. Here is what really happened to joan crawford, bette davis. With robert taylor, barbara stanwyck, judi meredith, hayden rorke. One of three feature films barbara stanwyck starred in with robert taylor.
Jan 29, 2018 barbara stanwyck and robert taylor, reteaming for their first film following their divorce. You wont believe barbara stanwycks bonkers screaming in surreal. Brent staples uses vivid language and rhetorical devices to express and convey the elements of fear, anger, and violence. The night walker is a 1964 film about a woman who is haunted by recurring nightmares, which seem to be instigated by her late husband who supposedly was. Id seen it before, knew some of the plot twists, was amazed that i didnt remember them all, but it didnt matter. The night walker really doesnt have much in the way of gimmicks, seems, like the directors earlier homicidal, to be mining hitchcock material. Some may be released directly to disc, videoondemand vod or svod, such as netflix. William castles the night walker 1964 once upon a screen. The two were married from 1939 to 1951 and appeared in two films before their marriage. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing the night walker near you. This is a decent film but a lesser effort of the legendary william castle. The cast was mainly composed of older actors, but beck was one of the younger members.
Mutant humanoids from outer space kidnap young earth females in order to interbreed and save their species from extinction. Thats how we learn to avoid touching a hot stove burner for example. Stanley james carroll beck 21st february 1929 6th august 1973, sometimes known as jimmy beck, was an english actor best remembered for his role as joe walker in the popular british sitcom dads army. The night walker is a 1964 film about a woman who is haunted by recurring nightmares, which seem to be instigated by her late husband who supposedly was killed in a fire. Dreams have been a recurring theme in film from its earliest years, but in director william castles hands the question of what dreams mean becomes a terrifying story of the line between fantasy and reality in the night walker 1964. His performance as the blackmarket spiv who sometimes was a thorn in captain mainwarings side was perfect for dads army. Films completed, without distribution, may languish for months or even years without getting to the big screen. Dracula plots his revenge against the monsignor who performed the rites by. The night walker was on sven late last night, and i got home from shopping just in time to catch it. Although the night walker doesnt compare in the cheap frights department with castles more successful and popular, the house on haunted hill 1959, the tingler 1959 or ghosts 1960 the only three other william castle films ive seen theres still enough of the castle recipe to put a chill or two in this easily.
The night walker is a psychological thrillermysteryhorror film from 1964. Crawford was back in i saw what you did 1965, which featured john ireland as a murderous psychopath. The master of gimmick horrors 1964 film, the night walker gives a. High on a hillside overlooking salem university, hidden in shadows. We all make many decisions based on past experiences. The night walker theme 1964 for piano composed by vic mizzy duration. Leslie nielsen horror outing was too violent for tv. The night walker, or the little thief is an early seventeenthcentury stage play, a comedy written by john fletcher and later revised by his younger contemporary james shirley. Sort by most popular least popular release date ascending release date descending title ascending title descending most recently updated. Another frightening film from the mind of robert bloch, author of psycho barbara stanwyck. Nightwalker is a scifiwestern film following the story of brannigan jack wolfheart, the last human in the universe. Released by percepto records percepto009 containing music from the night walker 1964. The play enters the historical record on 11 may 1633, when it.
It is based on frank crisps novel the night callers. The walker is a 2007 americanbritish drama film written and directed by paul schrader and starring woody harrelson, kristin scott thomas, lauren bacall, ned beatty, lily tomlin, willem dafoe, moritz bleibtreu, and mary beth hurt. While proving popular in this, his best remembered role, beck still yearned for the challenge of other roles. With john saxon, maurice denham, patricia haines, alfred burke. In his essay night walker, brent staples attempts to introduce people to something most all are guilty of, but pay little attention to. Original lobby card for the night walker 1964, universal pictures. The show was a part of a series entitled warner bros. A woman is haunted by recurring nightmares, which seem to be instigated by her late husband who supposedly was killed in a fire.20 845 1094 1144 1164 1370 225 1577 1419 732 797 1038 1090 1513 515 1399 250 1408 135 74 661 572 1406 1328 100 1177 163 227 913 661 737 469 667 266 169 118 1256 474 1357 827 1033 328 707