Great Ghost Tales (1961– )

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The last regularly scheduled TV series to be broadcast live in the U.S. was hosted by Frank Gallop, and featured dramatizations of ghost stories and other tales of the supernatural, many of... See full summary »

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Eric Berry
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Peter Brandon ...
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 William Wilson (1 episode, 1961)
Alvin Epstein ...
 Dr. Kaplan (1 episode, 1961)
Judith Evelyn ...
 Mrs. Van Roop (1 episode, 1961)
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 Lucy Morrison (1 episode, 1961)
William Hansen
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James Hickman
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 Horace Kipper (1 episode, 1961)
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 Emily Hunter (1 episode, 1961)
Virginia Leith
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(1 episode, 1961)
Laurie Main ...
 Sir Robert Tyne (1 episode, 1961)
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 Jerry (1 episode, 1961)
Harry Millard
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Dan Morgan
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(1 episode, 1961)
Cynthia O'Neal
(1 episode, 1961)
(1 episode, 1961)
William Redfield
(1 episode, 1961)
Edmon Ryan
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Gene Saks
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David J. Stewart
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 Conradin (1 episode, 1961)
Diana Van der Vlis
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(1 episode, 1961)
Janet Ward
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 Mrs. Piggot (1 episode, 1961)
Ann Williams
(1 episode, 1961)
Blanche Yurka
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The last regularly scheduled TV series to be broadcast live in the U.S. was hosted by Frank Gallop, and featured dramatizations of ghost stories and other tales of the supernatural, many of which were adapted from stories by famous authors like Conrad Aiken and Edgar Allan Poe. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Scary, unforgettable performances
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Having spent a great deal of time in the woods with my parents camping this performance was one of the most unforgettable shows I have ever watched. I can still see the man standing in the campfire trying to explain to his friends he is OK and nothing is wrong, when the wendigo flies over and calls him; "Oh my burning feet of fire". I would love to see it as an adult although I know it was performed live with little chance of any recording. I was 10 at the time it aired. The actors were unknown and to my best recollection I have not seen them in other works. This was one show in a series of great ghost tales we watched regularly. I can recall one other show as vividly Room 13 which explained why hotels/motels do not have a room thirteen and a numbered thirteenth floor.


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