Peter Vincent made Fright Night click. Roddy McDowall as Peter Vincent in Fright Night (1985). “I couldn’t stop writing,” Holland said in 2008, during a Fright Night reunion at Fright Fest. I had a film after Psycho 2 and before Fright Night called Scream For Help, which … I thought was so badly directed that [directing Fright Night] was self-defense. Visual effects producer Richard Edlund had recently finished up work on Ghostbusters when he and his team began work on Fright Night.