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“He Knows When You’re Sleeping, He Knows if You’re Awake, He KNOWS…” – the tagline for Black Christmas promises a holiday horror treat for fans of 1970s fans. The film is from director Bob Clark (Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things) long before he would gain mainstream fame for A Christmas Story and Porky’s. The Black Saint and Doc Rotten tackle another groovy horror film from the 1970s.

Decades of Horror 1970s
Episode 34 – Black Christmas (1974)

Santos and Doc are joined by award winning director Christopher G. Moore to discuss the first seasonal slasher flick Black Christmas featuring Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon, Andrea Martin, James Edmond, Doug McGrath, Art Hindle, Lynne Griffin and Michael Rapport. Eventually seen on NBC during prime time under the title Stranger in the House, Black Christmas became a favorite film for Elvis Presley and would influence a generation of horror films from Halloween to When a Stranger Calls. Join The Black Saint, Doc Rotten and Christopher G. Moore as they discuss this classic horror film.

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