The Third Season

(15 episodes, 30 minutes)

NIGHT GALLERY #29 (Air date: September 24, 1972)

THE RETURN OF THE SORCERER
Teleplay by Halsted Welles • Story by Clark Ashton Smith
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
A sorcerer hires a translator to divine the meaning of an ancient Arabic manuscript that has some grisly connection with his twin brother’s death.
Vincent Price as John Carnby
Bill Bixby as Noel Evans
Tisha Sterling as Fern

 

NIGHT GALLERY #30 (Air date: October 1, 1972)

THE GIRL WITH THE HUNGRY EYES
Teleplay by Robert Malcolm Young • Story by Fritz Leiber Jr.
Directed by John Badham
A photographer hires a mysterious model whose eyes burn with a seductive—yet frightening—glow.
James Farentino as David Faulkner
Joanna Pettet as the Girl
John Astin as Munsch
Kip Niven as Harry Krell
Bruce Powers as the Man on the Street

 

NIGHT GALLERY #31 (Air date: October 22, 1972)

RARE OBJECTS
Written by Rod Serling
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
A gangster marked for death engages a specialist who guarantees him sanctuary—at a precipitous cost.
Mickey Rooney as Augie Kolodney
Raymond Massey as Dr. Glendon
Fay Spain as Molly Mitchell
David Fresco as Blockman
Regis J. Cordic as the Doctor
Victor Sen Yung as the Butler
Ralph Adano as Tony

 

NIGHT GALLERY #32 (Air date: October 29, 1972)

SPECTRE IN TAP SHOES
Teleplay by Gene R. Kearney • Story by Jack Laird
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
After witnessing her sister’s suicide, a young woman begins to see and hear evidence of her continued presence.
Sandra Dee as Millicent Hardy/Marion Hardy
Dane Clark as William Jason
Christopher Connelly as Sam Davis
Russell Thorson as Dr. Coolidge
Michael Laird as Michael
Michael Richardson as Andy, the Mailman
Stuart Nisbet as the Policeman

 


NIGHT GALLERY #33
(Air date: November 12, 1972)

YOU CAN COME UP NOW, MRS. MILLIKAN
Teleplay by Rod Serling • Story “The Secret of the Vault” by J. Wesley Rosenquest
Directed by John Badham
A bungling inventor and his forgetful wife pool their ineptitude for an experiment in immortality.
Ozzie Nelson as Henry Millikan
Harriet Nelson as Helena Millikan
Roger Davis as George Beaumont
Michael Lerner as Dr. Burgess
Don Keefer as Dr. Coolidge
Margaret Muse as Dr. Steinhem
Lew Brown as Detective Stacy
Stuart Nisbet as Detective Kimbrough

SMILE, PLEASE
Written & Directed by Jack Laird
A vignette about photographing a vampire.
Cesare Danova as the Man
Lindsay Wagner as the Girl

 

NIGHT GALLERY #34 (Air date: November 19, 1972)

THE OTHER WAY OUT
Teleplay by Gene R. Kearney • Story by Kurt van Elting
Directed by Gene R. Kearney
Lured to an isolated house, a murderer is made to pay for his crime by a coldly calculating avenger.
Ross Martin as Bradley Meredith
Burl Ives as Old Man Doubleday
Peggy Feury as Estelle Meredith
Jack Collins as Potter
Elizabeth Thompson as Miss Flannagan
Paul Micale as the Waiter
Adam Weed as Sonny

 

NIGHT GALLERY #35 (Air date: December 10, 1972)

FRIGHT NIGHT
Teleplay by Robert Malcolm Young • Story by Kurt van Elting
Directed by Jeff Corey
An inherited farmhouse holds unseen terrors for a young couple when the attic trunk they’re told never to move starts moving by itself.
Stuart Whitman as Tom Ogilvy
Barbara Anderson as Leona Ogilvy
Ellen Corby as Miss Patience
Alan Napier as Cousin Zachariah Ogilvy
Larry Watson as the Longhaired Mover
Michael Laird as the First Goblin (Trick or Treater)
Glenna Sergent as the Second Goblin (Trick or Treater)

 

NIGHT GALLERY #36 (Air date: December 17, 1972)

FINNEGAN’S FLIGHT
Written by Rod Serling
Directed by Gene R. Kearney
A prison lifer yearning for freedom submits to a cellmate’s experiments in mind over matter.
Burgess Meredith as Charlie Finnegan
Cameron Mitchell as Pete Tuttle
Barry Sullivan as Dr. Simsich
Kenneth Tobey as the Warden
Dort Clark as the Third Prisoner
John Gilgreen as the Infirmary Guard
Roger E. Mosley as the Second Prisoner
Raymond Mayo as the First Prisoner
Michael Masters as the Tower Guard

 

NIGHT GALLERY #37 (Air date: December 24, 1972)

SHE’LL BE COMPANY FOR YOU
Teleplay by David Rayfiel • Story by Andrea Newman
Directed by Gerald Perry Finnerman
With his invalid wife finally dead, a relieved widower now finds himself under the watchful eye of a strangely menacing cat.
Leonard Nimoy as Henry Auden
Lorraine Gary as Barbara Morgan
Kathryn Hays as June
Bern Hoffman as the Reverend

 

NIGHT GALLERY #38 (Air date: January 7, 1973)

THE RING WITH THE RED VELVET ROPES
Teleplay by Robert Malcolm Young • Story “The Ring with the Velvet Ropes” by Edward D. Hoch
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
The new heavyweight champion of the world discovers that he has one more unscheduled bout before he can claim his title.
Gary Lockwood as Jim Figg
Chuck Connors as Roderick Blanco
Joan van Ark as Sandra Blanco
Ralph Manza as Max
Charles Davis as Hayes
Ji-Tu Cumbuka as Big Dan Anger
James Bacon as the Second Reporter
Frankie Van as the Referee

 

NIGHT GALLERY #39 (Air date: January 14, 1973)

SOMETHING IN THE WOODWORK
Teleplay by Rod Serling • Story “Housebound” by R. Chetwynd-Hayes
Directed by Edward M. Abroms
A lonely alcoholic plotting revenge against her ex-husband calls on a reluctant ghost for help.
Geraldine Page as Molly Wheatland
Leif Erickson as Charlie Wheatland
Paul Jenkins as Joe Wilson
Jonathan McMurtry as Jamie Dilman
Barbara Rhoades as Julie

 

NIGHT GALLERY #40 (Air date: March 4, 1973)

DEATH ON A BARGE
Teleplay by Halsted Welles • Story “The Canal” by Everil Worrill
Directed by Leonard Nimoy
A young fishmonger ignores the warnings of his friends when he falls desperately in love with a wraith-like young woman.
Lesley Ann Warren as Hyacinth
Robert Pratt as Ron
Lou Antonio as Jake
Brooke Bundy as Phyllis
Jim Boles as Hyacinth’s Father
Artie Spain as the Coastguardsman
Dorothy Konrad as Customer No. 33
De De Young as Customer No. 32

 


NIGHT GALLERY #41
(Air date: May 13, 1973)

WHISPER
Teleplay by David Rayfiel • Story by Martin Waddell
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
A young wife in a remote country house finds herself in thrall to strange and insistent voices of the dead.
Dean Stockwell as Charlie Evens
Sally Field as Irene Evens
Kent Smith as Dr. Kennaway

 

NIGHT GALLERY #42 (Air date: May 20, 1973)

THE DOLL OF DEATH
Teleplay by Jack Guss • Story by Vivian Meik
Directed by John Badham
A spurned Englishman in the British West Indies enlists the power of voodoo to avenge himself against a romantic rival.
Susan Strasberg as Sheila Trent
Alejandro Rey as Raphael
Murray Matheson as Dr. Strang
Barry Atwater as Alec Brandon
Jean Durand as Andrew
Henry Brandon as Vereker

 

NIGHT GALLERY #43 (Air date: May 27, 1973)

HATRED UNTO DEATH
Teleplay by Halsted Welles • Story by Milton Geiger
Directed by Gerald Perry Finnerman
Blood memories surface when an anthropologist responds in kind to a captive gorilla’s primeval hatred.
Steve Forrest as Grant Wilson
Dina Merrill as Ruth Wilson
Fernando Lamas as Dr. Ramirez
George Barrows as N’gi
Caro Kenyatta as the First Native
Ed Rue as the Second Native
David Tyrone as the Third Native

HOW TO CURE THE COMMON VAMPIRE
Written & Directed by Jack Laird
A pair of vampire hunters debate the most efficient method to dispatch their nemesis.
Richard Deacon as the Man with the Mallet
Johnny Brown as the Man with the Stake