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Night of The Lepus

Night of The Lepus poster


Also Known As

  • Rabbits (Austria / USA) (working title) / Germany
  • La Notte della lunga paura (Italy)
  • Les Rongeurs de l'apocalypse (France)


  • They were born that tragic moment when science made its great mistake... now from behind the shroud of night they come, a scuttling, shambling horde of creatures destroying all in their path.
  • How many eyes does horror have? How many times will terror strike?

Main Details

  • Released in 1972
  • Color
  • Running Time: 88 Min.
  • Production Co: A.C. Lyles Productions
  • Distribution Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (1972) (USA) (theatrical) | MGM-EMI (1972) (UK) (theatrical)

Cast and Crew

  • Directed by William F. Claxton
  • Written by Russell Braddon, Don Holliday, Gene R. Kearney
  • Starring Stuart Whitman, Janet Leigh, Rory Calhoun, DeForest Kelley, Paul Fix
  • Produced by A.C. Lyles
  • Original Music by Jimmie Haskell
  • Cinematography by Ted Voigtlander
  • Film Editing by John McSweeney Jr.

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