From the Dead of Night (1989)

A supernatural thriller about a woman, Joanna Darby (Lindsey Wagner) who after a brush with death starts to experience one strange thing after another. Escaping the world of darkness, she returns, but finds herself tormented  by the undead that want to reclaim her. Her current boyfriend think she is nuts, but her ex-lover Peter (Bruce Boxleitner) is willing to help her find out the truth. Luckily for Joanna, who works as a fashion designer, her boss Maggie (Diahann Carroll) thinks it's OK that she spends no time at all at work, despite the fact there's a big fashion show coming up...
  Diahann really isn't seen that much in this TV movie. Since it had to do with fashion I'm sure they just wanted someone with a true feeling for class, so they choose Diahann. It's a, well, OK TV movie, though the music dates it as being even older than it actually is.

 

CAST & CREDITS

Cast:
Lindsay Wagner ... Joanna
Bruce Boxleitner ... Peter Langford
Robin Thomas ... Glen Eastman
Robert Prosky ... Doctor Walter Hovde
Merritt Butrick ... Rick
Peter Jason ...
Joanne Linville ... Dr. Ann Morgan
Dani Minnick ...
Rita Zohar ... Elena
Diahann Carroll ... Maggie
Jeanne Bates ... Nurse
John H. Evans ... Patrolman
Timothy Fall ... Kevin
Richard Fancy ... Dr. Breedlove
Sheldon Feldner ... Gus

Directed by Paul Wendkos
Written by Gary Brandner (the novel, "Walkers")
and William Bleich (teleplay)

DVD RELEASE

Released on VHS and DVD but not currently available.

PICTURES

EXTERNAL LINKS (Opens in new window)

From the Dead of Night on IMDB.com


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