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Great Ghost Tales 

The last regularly scheduled television 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,... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
John Abbott 1 episode, 1961
Lou Antonio ...  Hank 1 episode, 1961
R.G. Armstrong 1 episode, 1961
Barbara Barrie ...  Paula 1 episode, 1961
Barry Bartle Barry Bartle ...  Claude 1 episode, 1961
Eric Berry Eric Berry 1 episode, 1961
Peter Brandon 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 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 William Hansen 1 episode, 1961
Kate Harrington Kate Harrington ...  Clara 1 episode, 1961
James Hickman 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
Walter Matthau ...  Defago 1 episode, 1961
Kevin McCarthy ...  Jerry 1 episode, 1961
Harry Millard Harry Millard 1 episode, 1961
Dan Morgan 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 ...  Ralph Wilson 1 episode, 1961
Fred J. Scollay ...  Steve 1 episode, 1961
David J. Stewart 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 Janet Ward 1 episode, 1961
Ruth White ...  Mrs. Piggot 1 episode, 1961
Ann Williams Ann Williams 1 episode, 1961
Blanche Yurka 1 episode, 1961
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The last regularly scheduled television 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 1961 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Talent Associates See more »
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Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Scary, unforgettable performances
25 January 2007 | by rkbaileypaSee all my reviews

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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