The Bat People

HBO (1974)
USA | English | Color | 1h 35min

Dr. John Beck, recently married, decides to take his wife, Cathy, spelunking in Carlsbad Cavern. While there, Dr. Beck, who specializes in bats, is bitten by a fruit bat. He is then, inexplicably, transformed into a vampire bat. While he escapes and seeks help from another doctor, it is clear the treatments are not working. In fact, they are aggravating his condition. Dr. Beck unwittingly goes on a killing spree, catching the attention of Sergeant Ward.

Cast View all

Stewart Moss Dr. John Beck
Marianne McAndrew Cathy Beck
Michael Pataki Sergeant Ward
Paul Carr Dr. Kipling
Arthur Space Tramp
Robert Berk Motel Owner
Pat Delaney Ms. Jax
George Paulsin Boy in Pickup
Bonnie Van Dyke Girl in Pickup
Jennifer Kulik Nurse / Victim
Laurie Brooks Jefferson Nurse

Crew View all

Director Jerry Jameson
Writer Lou Shaw
Producer Matthew F. Leonetti, Lou Shaw, Dante Cuccinello, Nicolas Jenna


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826663176247 Blu-ray Disc 1 Jul 18, 2017