Journey to the Unknown
Written byRobert Heverley
Alfred Shaughnessy
Directed byMichael Lindsay-Hogg
Don Chaffey
Presented byJoan Crawford
StarringVera Miles
Patty Duke
Music byNorman Kay
David Lindup
Country of originUnited Kingdom
United States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producersJoan Harrison
Norman Lloyd
ProducerAnthony Hinds
CinematographyArthur Lavis
Ken Talbot
EditorInman Hunter
Running time106 minutes
Production companyHammer Film Productions
Original release
Release15 June 1970 (1970-06-15)

Journey to the Unknown is a 1970 British-American made-for-television thriller film featuring two episodes derived from the 1968–1969 anthology television series of the same name starring Vera Miles and Patty Duke, directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg and Don Chaffey. The film contains the following episodes:

Joan Crawford is featured as hostess in a dark library setting who provides a short narration and introduces the two episodes.


"Matakitas is Coming"

June Wiley is a criminologist doing research on a dead 1920s mad serial killer named Andros Matakitas who finds herself alone and trapped inside a deserted library where, 41 years earlier, he killed the librarian.[1]

"The Last Visitor"

A young woman on holiday at a seaside resort hotel is stalked by a mysterious prowler which Mrs. Walker (Kay Walsh), the proprietress of the resort, informs her is her estranged, psychotic husband.[2]


  1. ^ "Matakitas is Coming (1968)". Archived from the original on August 18, 2016.
  2. ^ "The Last Visitor (1969)". Archived from the original on August 18, 2016.