The Watching Hour: Fright Night
USA, 1985, 106 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Archival, Black Comedy, Horror
Archival 35mm presentation - 25th Anniversary!! Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandridge (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall), famed for portraying a ghoul hunter. Unfortunately for the would-be vampire slayers, Dandridge has set his sights on Charlie's girlfriend in this clever spoof of the horror genre.
DIRECTOR: Tom Holland
Screenwriter: Tom Holland
Principal Cast: Roddy McDowall, William Ragsdale, Chris Sarandon, Amanda Bearse, Stephen Geoffreys, Jonathan Stark, Dorothy Fielding, Art Evans
US Distributor: Columbia Pictures