• Creaking doors, leering dolls, whispers from the closet. What is that strange shadow crossing the floor? All things dark and weird conspire to quicken your heartbeat and keep you... Awake at Midnight !


Macabre 1961-62 Circulating Episodes: 8   Macabre was produced by Tokyo studios, the Far East Network (FEN) of the Armed Forces Radio Service and written and directed by William Verdier. There were only nine episodes aired.   Is it pronounced “McCobb,” or “Ma-kabrah in English?” I’m not so sure they…

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The Price of Fear – OTR Plot Summaries

    The Price of Fear 1973-1974, 1983 Known Episodes: 22 (21 circulating)   Vincent Price hosted The Price of Fear as though they were his own stories, and even appeared in many of them as a character, much as Peter Lore did in Mystery in the Air. The series…

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The Hermit’s Cave – OTR Plot Synopsis

The Hermit’s Cave 1930-1944 Known Episodes: 800+ Recorded (27 Circulating)   “Ghost stories… Weird stories… and murders too! The Hermit knows of them all. Turn out your lights. Turn them out!”   The Hermit and his endearing cackle (Hee hee hee!) introduced his listeners to a new story each week…

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Beyond Midnight – OTR Plot Summaries

Beyond Midnight

  Beyond Midnight 1968-1970 Circulating Episodes: ~40 (in contention) A modern South African series dealing with the supernatural, written by Michael McCabe. Many are adaptations of classic horror literature. Sources:      OTR Plot Spot      Radio Horror Hosts      Internet Archive      Wikipedia Crystal Ball, The   C A woman’s husband has an affair…

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OTR Halloween Specials & One-Shots

  Many shows that were not horror or dark fantasy would have special episodes at Halloween that reveled in a dark, scary atmosphere. Comedians would visit a haunted house and varieties would invite a special guest known for starring in horror films.   (Also included on this page are horror…

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