An anthology horror/thriller series, along the same lines as "Twilight Zone" or "Night Gallery." Each week features a new story and a new cast.
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1982   1981  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
James Coburn ...  Himself - Host 16 episodes, 1981-1982
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A weekly horror anthology series hosted by white-maned James Coburn. The 60-minute episodes feature two or three short tales, each with a twist in the ending. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Enter a New Dimension of Chilling Suspense ... Enter the Darkroom


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carl Heinz Schroth: Meine schwarze Stunde See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(16 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

For the German release of the series, nine of the sixteen episodes were cut together and aired as two series specials. The host sequences with James Coburn were cut out and replaced by German host sequences with actor Carl-Heinz Schroth. The title of this TV special was 'Carl Heinz Schroth: Meine schwarze Stunde', and it was first released in November 1984. See more »

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Predictable Anthology Series
10 February 2003 | by Theo RobertsonSee all my reviews

If you love films like TALES FROM THE CRYPT or shows like THE NIGHT GALLERY you`ll like DARKROOM . But if you hate these types of shows then there`s unfortunately nothing here that will endear DARKROOM to you , the only real difference between this and its predecessors in the anthology series is that it stars James Coburn , well stars maybe isn`t the word because he`s only used as a links man to introduce the stories . As for the stories themselves they`re not at all different to anything THE TWILIGHT ZONE or NIGHT GALLERY had already done , and you do get the feeling the idea was well past its sell by date by 1981


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