Out of the Darkness (1985 film)

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Out of the Darkness
Written by T. S. Cook
Directed by Jud Taylor
Starring Martin Sheen
Theme music composer Billy Goldenberg
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Producers Sonny Grosso
Larry Jacobson
Kathryn Wallack (associate producer)
Production locations Coney Island
New York City
Yonkers, New York
Union City, New Jersey
Cinematography Brian West
Editor Norman Gay
Running time120 minutes
Production company Centerpoint
Distributor CBS
Original networkCBS
Picture formatColor
Audio format Mono
Original release
  • October 12, 1985 (1985-10-12)

Out of the Darkness is a 1985 American made-for-television crime thriller film about the pursuit of the serial killer David Berkowitz by New York City detective Ed Zigo played by Martin Sheen. [1]



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  1. Van Gelder, Lawrence (October 11, 1985). "'Out of the Darkness,' on Son of Sam Case". The New York Times.