Great Beginnings: Witch’s Tale (The) September 15, 2006Posted by William Spear in >> Great Beginnings, >> Radio Drama.
Tags: >> Radio Drama, audio theatre
The Witch’s Tale was a supernatural horror series created by writer-director Alonzo Deen Cole at WOR in New York. The show was carried by the Mutual network from 1931 – 1938 and featured vampires, ghosts and crawling hands – Four Fingers and a Thumb is a favorite.
The intro was as follows:
SFX: WIND BLOWS AND BELL TOLLS.
ANNOUNCER: (OVER SFX) The Witch’s Tale!
MUSIC: LEGINSKI’S ‘ORGIE AND THE SPIRITS.’
ANNOUNCER: The fascination of the eerie. Weird, blood chilling tales told by Old Nancy, the witch of Salem, and Satan, a wise black cat. They are waiting … Waiting for you … now.
NANCY: Hum-hum-hum-hum-hum. A hundred and 17 year old I be today. Yes sir, a hundred and 17 year old. Well Satan, this here nice night for one of our cheerful little bed time stories, yes? Our Satan’s got a yarn to fit just such a night as this, heh-heh-heh. Satan, tell everyone to douse their lights.
SATAN THE CAT: (YOWLS)
Wow; great start to Great Beginnings.
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