December 4, 2014, 4:30 p.m. — Television Program 1
“Nightmare in Chicago” (adapted from Kraft Suspense Theatre: Once Upon a Savage Night)
1964. USA. Directed by Robert Altman. Teleplay by David Moessinger, based on a novel by William P. McGivern. With Charles McGraw, Robert Ridgely, Ted Knight, Barbara Turner. Shot on location in and around Chicago, this gritty crime thriller, much of it told from a serial killer’s perspective, is the best of the director’s early flirtations with classic film noir. It also features an early score by John Williams. 80 min.