Kolchak: The Night Stalker: The Spanish Moss Murders (1974)

USA, 6 December
35mm film, Technicolor, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974-1975) – season 1, episode 9

An American horror television episode directed by Gordon Hessler.

Plot Summary

Experiments into dream deprivation create a Cajun monster covered in Spanish moss.


Directed by: Gordon Hessler
© MCMLXXIV [1974] by Universal City Studios, Inc.
Produced in association with Francy Productions Inc.
Created by: Jeff Rice
Produced by: Cy Chermak
Teleplay by: Al Friedman, David Chase
Story by: Al Friedman
Story Consultant: David Chase
Director of Photography: Ronald W. Browne
Film Editors: Robert Leeds, Anthony Redman
Theme: Gil Mellé
Sound: John Kean
Costumes by: William Jobe
Art Director: Raymond Beal

Darren McGavin (Kolchak)
Simon Oakland
Keenan Wynn (captain)
Severn Darden
Randy Boone
Johnny Silver
Jack Grinnage (Ron Updyke)
Ruth McDevitt (Emily Cowles)
Ned Glass (superintendant)
Richard Kiel (the monster)
Virginia Gregg (Dr Hollenbeck)
Brian Avery (record producer)
Maurice Marsac (Henri Villon)
Elisabeth Brooke (lab assistant)
Donald Mantooth (sleep subject)