Fright Night on Channel 9

Fright Night on Channel 9 : Saturday Night Horror Films on New York's WOR-TV, 1973-1987

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From 1973 to 1987, Fright Night was a fixture of the late Saturday evening schedule on independent New York television station WOR-TV. A genre fan's nightmare come true, the modestly produced showcase featured horror films both classic and obscure, from Universal's Frankenstein series to such lesser-known delights as Beast of Blood and The Living Coffin. Fright Night suffered no delusions of grandeur, and never claimed to be anything more than what it was: great entertainment on a Saturday night. This affectionate tribute to Fright Night's glory days includes a complete listing of all films shown on the series, as well as discussion of WOR-TV's other horror movie programs from the 1970s and 1980s. Also featured are interviews with the major surviving players, including series creator Lawrence P. Casey, who were responsible for the Fright Night experience.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 294.84g
  • Jefferson, NC, United States
  • English
  • 32 photographs, filmography
  • 0786466782
  • 9780786466788
  • 2,935,897

About James Arena

James Arena is a freelance writer whose work includes DVD liner notes for Image Entertainment, Wellspring, Trauma and Alpha Video. His articles have appeared in Scary Monsters magazine.
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