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Moviedrome: The Fog

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The first of tonight's two films beginning a new season of cult movies, introduced by Mark Cousins. (Darkness in Tallinn follows later at 12.15am.)
John Carpenter's chiller, starring Adrienne Barbeau, Hal Holbrook, Jamie Lee Curtis
Local legend tells of a ship lured on to the rocks of Antonio Bay being enveloped by a supernatural cloud as it sank; the myth says that when this mysterious mist returns, the murdered mariners will rise up seeking vengeance. A hundred years later, the town's late-night DJ broadcasts a fog warning - a prelude to two nights of terror. Showing in widescreen format. (1980,15)
See Films: pages 44-49 ***
A cult above the rest: page 43

Contributors

Introduced by: Mark Cousins
Director: John Carpenter
Stevie Wayne: Adrienne Barbeau
Father Malone: Hal Holbrook
Elizabeth Solley: Jamie Lee Curtis
Kathy Williams: Janet Leigh
Nick Castle: Tom Atkins
Machen: John Houseman
Sandy Fadel: Nancy Loomis
Dan O'Bannon: Charles Cyphers
Al Williams: John Goff
Andy Wayne: Ty Mitchell
Tommy Wallace: George "Buck" Flower
Mayor: Jim Jacobus
Sheriff Simms: John Vick
Dick Baxter: Jim Canning
Mrs Kobritz: Regina Waldon
Mel Sloane: Darrow Igus
Hank Jones: Jim Haynie
Ashcroft: Fred Franklyn

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