THE DUMMY (1982) Short Horror Film – HBO & USA Network Saturday Nightmares – Lou LaVolpe
http://www.FilmSchoolOnline.com – “The Dummy” is a 1982 student film picked up by HBO, TMC, and Showtime in the early days of cable TV. It received extensive play for almost ten years, more than any other short film. It was often used as a bumper between horror movies and inspired the Chucky “Child’s Play” movies. “The Dummy” was the source of nightmares for a generation of kids watching late night television in the 1980s. If you are one of them, please share it with us! In 2013, “The Dummy” was once again picked up for cable play by FearNet. Although 30 years old and extremely “low-tech” in this day of CGI effects, it is still fun to watch. The film is shown here in its entirety, with permission.
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