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New 'Night Stalker' looks to follow in past's creepy footsteps

By Suzanne C. Ryan
Globe Staff / September 29, 2005

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Frank Spotnitz will never forget Jan. 11, 1972. That was the day ABC broadcast ''The Night Stalker," a thriller about a headstrong newspaper reporter, Carl Kolchak, who is convinced a vampire is on the loose in Las Vegas. The film, which starred Darren McGavin, quickly became a cult classic and spawned a short-lived TV series that later inspired ''The X-Files." (Full article: 795 words)

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