Can anyone tell me if I should get this video, or where I can get it in the UK. It was called Night Gallery I think.
I remember it from the seventies on TV, three stories, a portmanteau, including Steven Spielberg's direction of Joan Crawford. I only have a vague memory of this pilot to the series, but it has stayed with me. I think it is all about wishes?
The scariest of the stories was, Roddy McDowell in a chilling story from the grave with a staircase and pictures changing as he walked up the stairs. The pictures changed to show his uncle leaving his grave and walking towards the house. He had wished his uncle dead in order to inherit his fortune?
The second story, haunted me, an ex Commandant of a Nazi Concentration Camp, who had spent his life being hunted, longed to find peace somewhere, he visited an art gallery everyday where there was a picture of a place he dreamed of being able to live. Next to that picture however, was a vision of the horrors of the Camps. He was given a wish? He chose to enter the picture of peace, but overnight the pictures were swapped. He was transported back to the camps, this time as a prisoner.
The Spielberg story, I think, was about a blind woman who for one night was given the wish of having her sight back, just for a short time. However, her dream of seeing was shattered, due to a major power cut all over the city. Can't remember, sounds naff I know, but Joan Crawford's acting was so great, and emotional I still remember it.
Does anyone else remember seeing it on TV?
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