The Devil And Mr. O aired in the early 1970’s and featured Arch Oboler presenting his old Lights Out episodes to a brand new generation of listeners. The episode we’ll hear first aired as The Fast One both in 1936 and 1943. Oboler presents it here as Speed, airing March 3, 1972.
Browsing: The Horror
This week we’ll hear from the South African series, Beyond Midnight. This episode, titled Turning To Marble, first aired September 26, 1969. The series itself ran from November of 1968, to April of 1970.
Karl wrote in asking for some Bela Lugosi so, though it isn’t exactly horror, we’ll hear an episode from Suspense starring Bela today. The Doctor Prescribed Death first aired February 2, 1943. Thanks for the suggestion Karl.
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Happy Halloween! We can’t celebrate without hearing from Vincent Price. Here’s Meeting In Athens from Price Of Fear.
Our horror favorite this week was sent in by Christopher who asked for an early episode of The Witch’s Tale. This story first aired March 6, 1933 though this version may have aired later. Here’s Graveyard Mansion.
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On today’s episode of The Horror we hear once again from the CBS Radio Mystery Theater. The episode is titled The Demon Spirit, and first aired October 23, 1974
This week we’ll hear a story based on M.R. James’ Casting The Runes. This radio adaptation of the story, first published in More Ghost Stories (1911), aired on Escape November 19, 1947.
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From the archives of The Hall Of Fantasy, we’ll hear The Treasure Of Kublai Khan on today’s show. This one first aired July 20, 1953.
The House In Cypress Canyon from Suspense makes it on every horror favorite list I’ve seen. It’s also one of Pete’s favorites, and you can thank him for hearing it on today’s show. It first aired December 5, 1946.
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It’s Lights Out on this episode of The Horror. We’ll hear the episode from August 10, 1946 titled The Ghost On The Newsreel Negative. The audio gets pretty crunchy half way through this one, but I’ve done all I can to help it sound better.
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