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Release Date:
6 July 1961 (USA) See more »
The last regularly scheduled TV series to be broadcast live in the U.S. was hosted by Frank Gallop,... See more »
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Leading Actress Collin Wilcox Dies
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John Abbott (1 episode, 1961)

R.G. Armstrong (1 episode, 1961)
Eric Berry (1 episode, 1961)
Peter Brandon ... Whisperer (1 episode, 1961)

James Broderick (1 episode, 1961)

Roger C. Carmel (1 episode, 1961)

Clifford David (1 episode, 1961)

Mildred Dunnock (1 episode, 1961)

Robert Duvall ... William Wilson (1 episode, 1961)
Alvin Epstein ... Dr. Kaplan (1 episode, 1961)
Judith Evelyn ... Mrs. Van Roop (1 episode, 1961)

Vincent Gardenia (1 episode, 1961)

Lee Grant ... Lucy Morrison (1 episode, 1961)
William Hansen (1 episode, 1961)
James Hickman (1 episode, 1961)
Arthur Hill ... Horace Kipper (1 episode, 1961)

Salome Jens ... Emily Hunter (1 episode, 1961)
Virginia Leith (1 episode, 1961)

Joanne Linville (1 episode, 1961)
Laurie Main ... Sir Robert Tyne (1 episode, 1961)

Kevin McCarthy ... Jerry (1 episode, 1961)
Harry Millard (1 episode, 1961)
Dan Morgan (1 episode, 1961)

Lois Nettleton (1 episode, 1961)
Cynthia O'Neal (1 episode, 1961)

Collin Wilcox Paxton (1 episode, 1961)
William Redfield (1 episode, 1961)
Edmon Ryan (1 episode, 1961)
Gene Saks (1 episode, 1961)
David J. Stewart (1 episode, 1961)

Richard Thomas ... Conradin (1 episode, 1961)
Diana Van der Vlis (1 episode, 1961)

Herb Voland (1 episode, 1961)
Janet Ward (1 episode, 1961)

Ruth White ... Mrs. Piggot (1 episode, 1961)
Ann Williams (1 episode, 1961)
Blanche Yurka (1 episode, 1961)

Series Directed by
Lewis Freedman (1 episode, 1961)
Karl Genus (1 episode, 1961)
William A. Graham (1 episode, 1961)
Daniel Petrie (1 episode, 1961)
Allen Reisner (1 episode, 1961)
Seymour Robbie (1 episode, 1961)
Ron Winston (1 episode, 1961)
Series Writing credits
Audrey Maas (2 episodes, 1961)

Algernon Blackwood (unknown episodes)
Irving Gaynor (unknown episodes)
Hector Hugh Munro (unknown episodes)
Gordon Russell (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Audrey Maas .... producer (1 episode, 1961)

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Additional Details

30 min (12 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Last live drama series aired by a US television network.See more »


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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Similarity, 6 June 2006
Author: tomneiman from United States

This show was remarkably similar to Way Out which aired on CBS from 3/31/61 to 7/14/61. They both were televised live on video in New York City. They focused on the ghostly, the unexplainable, the supernatural. Just as Way Out was short lived with 14 episodes so was Great Ghost Tales with 12 episodes. Great Ghost Tales aired on NBC from 7/6/61 to 9/21/61.

Because both were short lived and have become obscure with the passing of time, I doubt if any video company will place them on market to the public. Maybe CBS and NBC could work out a deal with people like myself and others whose heart was big over the episodes of Way Out and Great Ghost Tales.

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