Based on the novel Death on the Turnpike by William P. McGivern, Robert Altman’s Nightmare in Chicago was expanded for theatrical release after it originally aired on NBC in 1964 on an episode of Kraft Suspense Theater. Filmed on-location in Chicago, this suspense thriller follows the story of a serial killer known as “Georgie Porgie.” The Chicago turnpike is threatened over a three-day period as the police try to catch him by blocking the whole area.
Director: Robert Altman.
Stars: Andrew Duggan, Charles McGraw, Ted Knight, Robert Ridgely, Michael Murphy, Carroll O’Connor, Philip Abbott, Mary Frann, Ron Masak, Barbara Turner, Charlene Lee.
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