Circle of Fear: Season 1, Episode 17

Doorway to Death (26 Jan. 1973)
"Ghost Story" Doorway to Death (original title)

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When a family moves into a new apartment in San Francisco, young Robert starts exploring, and discovers the empty apartment upstairs. He opens a door and sees a cabin in the woods with a ... See full summary »

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When a family moves into a new apartment in San Francisco, young Robert starts exploring, and discovers the empty apartment upstairs. He opens a door and sees a cabin in the woods with a man chopping wood, who beckons to him. Robert brings his younger sister, Jane to meet "the man upstairs," who expresses an interest in meeting their older sister, Peggy. When Peggy goes upstairs and opens the same door Robert had opened, she only finds a closet. However, strange noises emanating from the empty apartment, and wet footprints in her own bedroom cause Peggy to visit the apartment again, and this time, she finds a terrifying surprise waiting for her. Written by Anonymous

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The Empty Apartment
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A family moves into a San Francisco apartment building where the two young siblings Robert & Jane(played by Leif Garret & Dawn Lyn) investigate the empty apartment upstairs, only to discover a door that opens into an entirely different location, a cabin in the woods where a man chopping wood beckons to them, eventually showing interest in their older sister Peggy(played by Susan Dey) She sees nothing unusual at first, but when strange sounds and footprints show up, it becomes obvious that the man upstairs has a most sinister agenda in store... Eerie episode with a surefire horror premise of a secret doorway isn't quite the classic you'd hope for but is still quite memorable and effective.


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