GenreThriller ScreenplayRichard De Roy CountryUnited States
Release dateNovember 5, 1971 Based onA Howling in the Woods by Velda Johnston WriterRichard De Roy, Velda Johnston (novel) CastBarbara Eden (Liza Crocker), Larry Hagman (Eddie Crocker), John Rubinstein (Justin Conway), Vera Miles (Rose Staines), Tyne Daly (Sally Bixton), Ruta Lee (Sharon) Similar moviesBarbara Eden appears in A Howling in the Woods and I Dream of Jeannie Fifteen Years Later
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A Howling in the Woods is a 1971 American made-for-television thriller film starring Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, John Rubinstein and Vera Miles, which premiered on NBC as the NBC World Premiere Movie on November 5, 1971. The teleplay was written by Richard De Roy based on the 1968 novel by Velda Johnston. It was released theatrically in Europe.
Directed by Daniel Petrie and produced by Universal Television, the film was shot on location in Lake Tahoe and nearby Dayton, Nevada. A Howling in the Woods also reunited Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman shortly after their TV series I Dream of Jeannie was cancelled.
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Liza Crocker (Barbara Eden) is a disillusioned housewife with plans to divorce her husband Eddie (Larry Hagman) who returns to her family home in a small Nevada town to visit her step-mother (Vera Miles) and discovers she has a new step-brother (John Rubinstein), her father seemingly missing, mysterious behavior by the townsfolk and a mysterious howling in the woods at night.
Barbara Eden - Liza Crocker
Larry Hagman - Eddie Crocker
John Rubinstein - Justin Conway
Vera Miles - Rose Staines
Tyne Daly - Sally Bixton
Ruta Lee - Sharon
George Murdock - Mel Warren
Ford Rainey - Bud Henshaw
Home video release
A Howling in the Woods has never been released on any video format in the USA or Europe.