Haunts of the Very Rich (1972)

1972. TV movies. Celebrities. The occult. Oh man, when I add up all the elements of the stew that makes up Haunts of the Very Rich and the broth tastes succulent! Director by Paul Wendkos, who also was behind the supernaturally tinged The Brotherhood of the Bell, Good Against Evil and The Mephisto Waltz, not to mention the 1985 remake… Continue reading Haunts of the Very Rich (1972)

The Victim (1972)

If you ever wonder why I love my wife so much, I was watching this movie and she walked into the room, sat on the couch and excitedly remarked, "That's Eileen Heckart!" Yes, Becca loves The Bad Seed. And she isn't shy about it. Director Herschel Daugherty's directorial efforts run the gamut of TV's classics, from Star Trek to Alfred… Continue reading The Victim (1972)

Death Walks at Midnight (1972)

Nieves Navarro is a true queen of giallo, appearing in All the Colors of the Dark, Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion, So Sweet, So Dead and Death Walks on High Heels. Here, she makes her second film with her husband, Luciano Ercoli. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8V33u3fFvU In this one, she plays a fashion model named Valentina who agrees to help… Continue reading Death Walks at Midnight (1972)

What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)

London. The 70's. Professor of Italian Enrico Rosseni (Fabio Testi, The Four of the Apocalypse) is on his boat, making out with Elizabeth (Cristina Galbó, The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue, The House that Screamed) and trying to get her to go further than she has before. Right when it seems like he's going to finally conquer her,… Continue reading What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)

SON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES WEEK: Something Evil (1972)

Steven Spielberg directed this Robert Clouse (the director of Enter the Dragon) written TV movie that originally aired on January 21, 1972. In fact, Spielberg even appears briefly in the film speaking to Carl Gottlieb (who would go on to co-write Jaws) at a party. Marjorie (Sandy Dennis, God Told Me To) and Paul Worden (Darren McGavin, Carl Kolchak… Continue reading SON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES WEEK: Something Evil (1972)

SON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES WEEK: Crawlspace (1972)

Based on the novel by Herbert Lieberman, Crawlspace is what happens when Albert (Arthur Kennedy, The Sentinel, The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue) and Alice (Teresa Wright, Best Supporting Actress for the film Mrs. Miniver, as well as The Little Foxes and The Pride of the Yankees) Graves take in Richard Atlee as their adopted son. Well, let's hold on a… Continue reading SON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES WEEK: Crawlspace (1972)

SON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES WEEK: She Waits (1972)

Laura Wilson (Patty Duke, Valley of the Dolls, The Swarm) and Mark (David McCallum, Illya Kuryakin on The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and better known to today's TV audience as Dr. Donald Mallard on N.C.I.S.) haven't been married long. And on their first trip to meet his mother (Dorothy McGuire, The Greatest Story Ever Told), she learns that maybe this marriage wasn't… Continue reading SON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES WEEK: She Waits (1972)