Behind The Scenes: Salem’s Lot (1979)

With our own Patrik J. Doody’s excellent Salem’s Lot Post earlier today it seemed only right to share these two behind the scenes photos of that excellent Tobe Hooper directed miniseries. I’m going to have to take up Patrick’s challenge tonight and not only watch the scene with Mike Ryerson (Geoffrey Lewis) waiting for his teacher, Jason Burke (Lew Ayres), in his bedroom before I go to bed but the whole movie…in the dark…possibly with the covers over my head.

Of course a huge thanks goes to Quint for the two photos above at Ain’t It Cool News for his continuing Behind the Scenes features, he really does give us movie fans an excellent post to look forward to everyday!

VicSage

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Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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3 thoughts on “Behind The Scenes: Salem’s Lot (1979)

  1. Those are killer behind the scenes pics. That part where Mike Ryerson jumps into the open grave and opens the casket (as shown above) is brilliant.

    Good luck with the challenge. You’ll have to get a few hours in to get to the scene, but I bet you turn it off after that. In fact, you might not make it past the scene when Danny is at the window!

  2. Ariel says:

    La vi de pequeño, en el campo, a la noche. Me cagué en las patas! por dos años no pude dormir con la luz apagada ni con las ventanas abiertas

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