Thriller: Season 2, Episode 11

Dialogues with Death (4 Dec. 1961)

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Two tales of terror centering on communicating with the dead. In the first, an elderly morgue attendant can speak to the cadavers in his charge and he learns the identity of the gunman who ... See full summary »

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Himself / Pop Jenkins / Col. Jackson Beauregard Finchess
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Nell Le Jean ('Welcome Home')
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Tom Ellison / Daniel Le Jean
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Aunt Emily Finchess ('Welcome Home')
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Prof. John MacFarland ('Friend of the Dead')
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Harry Jervis ('Friend of the Dead')
Jimmy Joyce ...
Burt ('Friend of the Dead')
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Two tales of terror centering on communicating with the dead. In the first, an elderly morgue attendant can speak to the cadavers in his charge and he learns the identity of the gunman who killed a noted racketeer. In the second story, a greedy nephew returns to his family home in the Lousiana bayou to claim his inheritance but why does his dotty old aunt insist that he is dead? Written by P. Silvestro

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In the second story, there is mention of poison in the elderberry wine. This is the central plot device in the play "Arsenic and Old Lace", which famously starred Boris Karloff on Broadway. See more »

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Tom Ellison drives a 1957 Ford off the road, but the car that we see after it comes to rest is a 1956 Ford. See more »

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Duo For Doom
1 November 2014 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Boris Karloff does a double turn as actor in this two-part tale:

'Friend Of The Dead' - Boris stars as Pop Jenkins, a 40-year morgue attendant who can talk with the dead in his charge, though two newspapermen(played by Ed Nelson and Ben Hammer) make unauthorized use of information learned from a murder victim, much to their regret... Karloff is superb here, and fine segment is eerie and well-scored.

'Welcome Home' - Ed Nelson and Norma Crane play two married fugitives who visit the decaying southern mansion of Col. Jackson(Boris Karloff) and his sister Emily(Estelle Winwood) to collect an inheritance, but go to perilously extreme lengths to collect the money... Equally memorable tale is partly a dark comedy with a grim(if inevitable) resolution.


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