The Hall Of Fantasy - He Who Follows Me (10-26-53)
He Who Follows Me (Aired September 19, 1952)
It began at KALL in Salt Lake City in 1946 and lasted a year. Richard Thorne and Carl Greyson were announcers who created a bare bones murder mystery drama with stories written or adapted by Robert Olson. But when Thorne and Greyson went separate ways, the series discontinued. Then in 1949, Thorne and Greyson happened to work at the same station again (WGN in Chicago) and the series resumed. This time, the focus was on supernatural horror with Richard Thorne writing or adapting the stories. The three dozen or so shows that survived appear to have been recorded for broadcast transcriptions. (A recorded scene from the climax is played at the beginning of the program as a teaser.) Richard Thorne is one of the main recurring actors. Hall of Fantasy didn't seem to have much of a budget.
September 19, 1952. Mutual network, WGN, Chicago origination. "He Who Follows Me"
. Sustaining. A cursed tomb and an avenging ghost follow those who trespass. One of the announcements has possibly been deleted. The story may also be known as, "The Steps Who Follow Me." The story is based on the story, "Count Magnus," by M. R. James. M. R. James (author). 24:55. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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