Night Gallery (1969–1973)
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The Miracle at Camafeo/The Ghost of Sorworth Place 

A con artist pays the price for faking a recovery from paralysis in front of a Mexican shrine. / A Scottish widow turns to an American tourist for protection from the ghost of her husband.



(teleplay), (short story "The Miracle at Campofeo") | 2 more credits »

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Episode cast overview:
Charlie Rogan (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo")
Ralph Burke (segment "The Ghost of Sorworth Place")
Gay Melcor (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo")
Ann Loring (segment "The Ghost of Sorworth Place")
Joe Melcor (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo")
Mavis Neal Palmer ...
Mrs. Ducker (segment "The Ghost of Sorworth Place") (as Mavis Neal)
Patrick O'Moore ...
Mr. MacLeod (segment "The Ghost of Sorworth Place")
Priest (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo") (as Richard Yñiguez)
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ...
Bartender (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo") (as Rodolfo Hoyos)
John D. Schofield ...
Alistair Loring (segment "The Ghost of Sorworth Place")
Margarita García ...
Woman (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo")
Tomas Trujillo ...
Blind Boy (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo") (as Thomas Trujillo)


An insurance claims investigator follows a con-man to a shrine in the village of Camafeo, where the man plans to be miraculously "healed" of injuries which are nonexistent. / An American traveler stumbles upon a mansion in Scotland which houses a widow and the ghost of her former husband, who vowed to return to her one year after his death. Written by page8701

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19 January 1972 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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More Than We Wished For
13 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"The Miracle of Camafeo" takes us to a mission where people come to be healed. Among those in attendance are a man, his wife, and an insurance investigator. The man has faked an accident and is pretending paralysis. He has received a quarter of a million dollars from a bus company and has a plan. He must continue to appear an invalid or forfeit the settlement, or, even worse, go to prison for fraud. His plan is to enter the mission and come back healed by God. Who is to prove this because there are records of these miraculous interventions. It seems like a perfectly good plan. But this is The Night Gallery.

"The Ghost of Sorworth Place" involves a man, traveling through the countryside, who stops in a small village after meeting a striking blond woman. There are all kinds of rumors about her, a widow, and her late husband. As the man deals more and more with her, she becomes stranger and stranger, finally admitting to killing the husband because she couldn't tolerate him any more. The traveler is so taken with her, even after seeing spirits moving through the house, that he is willing to confront these evils. Quite a good ghost story.

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