Killer’s Delight (1978)

USA, 1978
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono (RCA Sound Recording), English

An American horror film directed by Jeremy Hoenack.

Plot Summary

A detective pursues a brutal serial killer.


Directed by: Jeremy Hoenack
© MCMLXXVII [] Hoenack Productions
A Jeremy Hoenack, Maralyn Thoma presentation
Produced by: Jeremy Hoenack & Maralyn Thoma
Original Screenplay by: Maralyn Thoma
Director of Photography: Arthur R. Botham
Edited by: Jeremy Hoenack
Music by: Byron Olson
Production Sound Mixer: Dick Van Dyke
Wardrobe: Melanie Wirsching
Make-up: Sherry Speer
Art Direction: Martin Speer

James Luisi (Sgt. Vince De Carlo)
Susan Sullivan (Dr Carol Thompson)
John Karlen (Danny)
Martin Speer (Detective Mike Mitelman)

The Victims
Hilarie Thompson (Annie)
Eddie Benton [real name: Anne-Marie Martin] (girl with dog)
Sandy Serrano [real name: Sandy Alan] (Wanda)
Cynthia Nigh (Sheila)
Keli Sils (Kay)

Sharon Du Bord (De Carlo's wife)
Carol Bilger (De Carlo's daughter)
Al Dunlap (Captain Jeter)
Buck Flower (Pete the witness)
Gene Bryson (Sanders)
Victoria Rocha (Miss Ice Cube)
Richard Bekins (1st deputy)
Creighton Holden (2nd deputy)
Richard Dean (Nancy's boyfriend)
Joe Ivy (Podunk)
John Sliwa (man with the gun)
Nancy Frazen (woman with the man)

Alternative Titles

The Dark Ride – re-release title
The Sports Killer – television title



Horror and Science Fiction Films III by Donald C. Willis p.153
Nightmare USA by Stephen Thrower pp.438-439; 516 – illustrated credits, review; note
Video Dungeon: The Collected Reviews by Kim Newman p.412-413