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Wisconsin / Horror Movie and Santa Claus #294754

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 09, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Milwaukee, WI) Success of Kathleen Eberhardt and Karen Knowles in getting TV stations here to cancel commercial for horror movie "Silent Night, Deadly Night", featuring a psychopathic Santa Claus, examined; ad shown. [GRANDMOTHER and CHILD - discuss effect of scene on young children.] Dilemma of theater owners, under contract to film's distributors Tri-star Pictures, noted. [Theater company vice president Bruce OLSON - thinks movie will do better at box office now due to adverse publicity.] [EBERHARDT - wants movie removed from theaters.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter

Reporter(s):
Potter, Ned;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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