Blackout (1978)

Canada, France, 1978
92m
35mm film, colour
mono, English

A Canadian/French horror film directed by Eddy Matalon.

Plot Summary

During the July 1977 blackout that struck New York City, a quartet of psychopaths invade an apartment block in Manhattan and terrorize the residents.

Credits

Crew
Director: Eddy Matalon
Maki Films, Dal Productions, Productions Agora, Somerville House Productions
Executive Producers: André Link, Ivan Reitman, John Vidette, Don Carmody
Producers: Nicole M. Boisvert, John Dunning, Eddy Matalon
Script: John C.W. Saxton
Story: John Dunning, Eddy Matalon
Director of Photography: Jean-Jacques Tarbès
Editor: Debra Karen
Music: Didier Vasseur
Sound Recordist: Henri Blondeau
Costume Designer: Blanche-Danielle Boileau
Make Up: Suzanne Rioux
Special Effects: Joe Elsener, Kenneth Pepiot
Art Director: Jocelyn Joly

Cast
James Mitchum (Dan Evans)
Robert Carradine (Christie)
Belinda Montgomery (Annie Gallo)
June Allyson (Mrs Grant)
Jean-Pierre Aumont (Henri)
Ray Milland (Richard Stafford)
Don Granberry (Chico)
Terry Haig (Eddy)
Victor B. Tyler (Marcus)
Camille Ange
Maurice Attias
David Bairstow
Thor Bishopric
David Bloom
Fred Doederlein (Mr Grant)
Norris Domingue
Anna Dorland
Claudie Duckworth
George Fonseca
Sony Forbes

Alternative Titles

Die Bestien – West German title
Black-Out à New York – French title
Blackout: inferno nella città  – Italian title
Et la terreur commence – French title
New York Blackout
New York Escapees
– Australian video title
New York ne répond plus
– French title
Pimennys
– Finnish title