Salem’s Lot scared the living shit out of me when it originally aired as a two-part miniseries on CBS (November 17 and November 24, 1979). Please to enjoy this one-hour love letter, filled with scary clips, wise observations, and neato behind-the-scenes trivia.
In this in depth retrospective I tell the story of Tobe Hooper’s 1979 vampire epic “Salem’s Lot”, based on the novel by Stephen King. I delve deep into its development, production and legacy while providing my own thoughts on the miniseries. Starring: David Soul, James Mason, Lance Kerwin, Bonnie Bedelia, Lou Ayers, Ed Flanders and and Reggie Nalder. Written by Paul Monash and produced by Richard Kobritz. Copyright Warner Bros. Television.