The Killing Hour

Overview

Young art student Virna Nightbourne Elizabeth Kemp has the unconscious ability to draw the future victims of a serial murderer, in this standard thriller that also involves Paul "Mac" McCormack Perry King a sleazy talk-show host and the local police. McCormack is out to promote number one as best he can, and when he catches on to the notoriety that Virna could lend him if he capitalizes on her psychic powers, he has no problem in exploiting her. At first one of the local cops, a part-time stand-up comedian of ...
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Overview

Young art student Virna Nightbourne Elizabeth Kemp has the unconscious ability to draw the future victims of a serial murderer, in this standard thriller that also involves Paul "Mac" McCormack Perry King a sleazy talk-show host and the local police. McCormack is out to promote number one as best he can, and when he catches on to the notoriety that Virna could lend him if he capitalizes on her psychic powers, he has no problem in exploiting her. At first one of the local cops, a part-time stand-up comedian of dubious talent, is out to help Mack. But Mack's sensationalism turns off the police in the end, though they also have no problem in exploiting Virna's unique visions of the murder victims.
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Special Features

Audio commentary with director Armand Mastroianni; Deleted scenes; Theatrical trailer; Armand Mastroianni bio
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/20/2008
  • UPC: 827058112390
  • Original Release: 1982
  • Rating:

  • Source: Blue Underground
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:37:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 29,533

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Perry King Mac McCormack
Elizabeth Kemp Virna Nightbourne
Norman Parker Larry Weeks
Kenneth McMillan Cullum
Jon Polito Sporaco
Joe Morton Rich
Barbara Quinn Muriel
Antone Pagan Willie Gonzales
Technical Credits
Armand Mastroianni Director, Screenwriter
Joseph Beruh Executive Producer
Edgar Lansbury Executive Producer
David McKenna Editor
Robert di Milia Producer
Nan Pearlman Associate Producer
Alexander Peskanov Score Composer
Larry Pizer Cinematographer
B. Jonathan Ringkamp Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Killing Hour
1. Program Start/Main Titles [3:14]
2. Pool Murder [2:24]
3. Electrocution [1:44]
4. The Morgue [2:06]
5. Laughing Detective [6:41]
6. "I Saw the Drawings, Virna" [3:58]
7. Mac Spills the Beans [7:49]
8. "You Tell Me You're Not the Leak" [2:01]
9. Weeks Confronts Mac [5:31]
10. "It Happened Again, Didn't It?" [2:59]
11. Vira Goes to the Cops [7:23]
12. "I Want You On My Show" [3:41]
13. Dinner With Mac [2:10]
14. Elevator Murder [2:39]
15. Mac Gets Attacked [2:07]
16. Vira and Weeks Date [5:55]
17. Failed Arrest [3:11]
18. Hit and Run [4:26]
19. Vira On TV [1:54]
20. Muriel's Murder [6:57]
21. "I Made a New Drawing" [1:47]
22. The Dark Secret [7:22]
23. "Let Me Go, Please!" [5:44]
24. End Credits [2:44]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Killing Hour
   Chapter Selections
   Extras
      Trailer
      Commentary
         Dolby Digital 5.1
         Dolby Surround 2.0
         Commentary With Director Armand Mastroianni
      Deleted Scenes
         Extended Pool Sequence
         Interior Diner Sequence
         Looking for Teddy
         Love Scene
         Psychic Vision at the Lake
      About Armand Mastroianni
   Audio Setup
      Dolby Digital 5.1
      Dolby Surround 2.0
      Commentary With Director Armand Mastroianni
   Play
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