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“The Night Strangler” (1973)

“The X-Files came about as a result of my love as a kid of two movies on television: The Night Stalker and The Night Strangler, which we’re fantastic and scary and had left a really big impression on me.”                                                                    … Continue reading

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“The Night Stalker” (1972)

“Judge for yourself its believability and then try to tell yourself, wherever you may be, it couldn’t happen here.” Carl Kolchak “The Night Stalker” premiered on ABC television (American Broadcasting Company) on January 11, 1972. The television movie garnered record … Continue reading

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“Kolchak Episode – The Inspiration for Chase’s Sopranos”

Created by Jeff Rice, and starring Darren McGavin, (A Christmas Story) “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” aired on ABC Television from September 13, 1974 through March 28, 1975. Unfortunately, the momentum generated from two popular and successful television movies, The Night … Continue reading

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