...for me, [Pleasence] plays the Greek chorus of the film. He tells us what’s going on. He plays the part so obsessed but yet so low keyed. I loved him.
THE BABYSITTER MURDERS (Working title)
HALLOWEEN: LA NOTTE DELLE STREGHE (Italian title)
CAST AND CREW:
DONALD PLEASENCE (Dr. Sam Loomis)
JAMIE LEE CURTIS (Laurie Strode)
NANCY LOOMIS (Annie Brackett)
P.J. SOLES (Lynda)
CHARLES CYPHERS (Sheriff Leigh Brackett)
KYLE RICHARDS (Lindsey Wallace)
BRIAN ANDREWS (Tommy Doyle)
JOHN MICHAEL GRAHAM (Bob)
NANCY STEPHENS (Marion Chambers)
NICK CASTLE (The Shape/Michael Myers)
Directed by JOHN CARPENTER
Written by JOHN CARPENTER and DEBRA HILL
Produced by DEBRA HILL
After spending fifteen years in a mental hospital, a psychotic killer escapes and returns to his hometown to kill again.
Pleasence plays Dr. Sam Loomis---the tormented, gun-totting psychiatrist of psychotic killer Michael Myers.