It may be hard to believe, but August 23 marks Barbara Eden’s 76th birthday. And what better way to celebrate the occasion than with a brief look at of one of her most interesting — and least typical — screen appearances?
A Howling in the Woods (1971)
If you only know Eden as the vivacious star of “I Dream of Jeannie” or Harper Valley PTA, this TV movie may surprise you. It’s a murder mystery with some astonishingly lurid plot twists.
Also, it’s tempting to see the movie as a gift to Eden from NBC, for accidentally killing her TV show the year before…