Day of the Nightmare (1965)

USA, 1965
35mm film, black and white
mono, English

An American horror film directed by John Bushelman.

Plot Summary

An artist is suspected by his neighbours of murdering a woman and stashing her body in a trunk. The police can find no evidence of any crime and the woman mysteriously reappears. But is she all she appears to be?


Director: John Bushelman
Governor Films Inc, Screen Group
Executive Producer: Michael Kraike
Producer: Leon Bleiberg
Script/Story: Leonard Goldstein
Director of Photography: Ted V. Mikels
Music: Andre Brummer
Sound: Don Harrold
Make-up: Rod Wilson
Hair: Marsha D’Arcy
Art Director: Mike McCloskey

John Ireland (Detective Sergeant Dave Harmon)
Beverly Bain (Barbara Crane)
Cliff Fields (Jonathan Crane)
John Hart (Dr Philip Crane)
Elena Verdugo (Miss Devi)
James Cross (Detective Smith)
Michael Kray (Lt Cody)
Maralou Gray (Alice)
Bonnie Beckos (schoolteacher)
Bette Treadville (maid)



  • Feature Films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.94
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.89 – credits