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Kolchak: The Night Stalker (5 Disc Set) DVD
Kolchak: The Night Stalker (5...
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Kolchak: The Night Stalker (5 Disc Set)

DVD (1974) Region 4 Director : Various

 
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Review by Anthony on 14th January, 2012
 
5 stars "One of the best shows from the 70s"

One of the best tv shows from the 70s 80d,It inspired the making of the Xfiles

 

Details

Release date Australia
August 13th, 2009
DVD Region
Region 4
Length (Minutes)
975
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.33 : 1
Languages
English
Director
Studio
UPC
9322225076419
Product ID
3099113

Description

Darren McGavin stars as Carl Kolchak, a headstrong investigative reporter on the trail of the paranormal: zombies, vampires, werewolves, ghosts, succubi and even aliens. No matter how unnatural or unbelievable, Kolchak is there to undercover the truth one supernatural threat at a time. One of the most anticipated Cult TV releases, THE NIGHT STALKER finally comes to DVD with all 20 episodes from the 74-75 Emmy nominated series.

Review

"The acknowledged inspiration for The X-Files, and the basis for an updated 2005 network version, Kolchak: The Night Stalker was a short-lived 1974 series spun off from a pair of extremely popular made-for-TV movies about the supernatural adventures of dogged newspaper reporter Carl Kolchak (Darren McGavin). Though plagued by low ratings and critical brickbats, the show has cultivated a huge cult following over the past three decades, which has given rise to this set, which compiles all 20 episodes of the show. Though none of the episodic stories matches the suspense and writing strength of the Night Stalker or Night Strangler movies, TV horror fans will appreciate the parade of interesting and inventive monsters encountered by Kolchak (including a witches' coven in "The Trevi Collection"; an Aztec cult in "Legacy of Terror"; a Hindu Demon in "Horror in the Heights," which was penned by Hammer Films scribe Jimmy Sangster; and a headless biker in "Chopper," an episode deemed in extreme poor taste by Stephen King and co-written by Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale, and Sopranos creator David Chase). McGavin is of course topnotch as Kolchak, and he's well-matched by Simon Oakland as his hot-tempered boss; guest stars include Scatman Crothers, James Gregory, Phil Silvers, Eric Braeden, Tom Skerritt, and Richard Kiel as the monster in two back-to-back episodes. Sadly, no extras accompany this fun collection of Kolchak's creepiest cases. "--Paul Gaita

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