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Dark Fantasy
NBC horror series from the early 1940s

Dark Fantasy was a short series with tales of the weird, adventures of the supernatural, created for you by Scott Bishop. The series aired as a horror drama on NBC between 1941 and 1942.

Dark Fantasy was a series dedicated to dealings with the unknown. Originating from radio station WKY, Oklahoma City, it was written by Scott Bishop (of Mysterious Traveler and The Sealed Book fame) and was heard Fridays over stations. Tom Paxton served as announcer. The shows covered horror, science fiction and murder mysteries. Although a short series, the shows are excellent with some stories way ahead of their time. The following is a news promo promoting the show:

Every since Lights Out went out several years ago, fans of the fiendish have been clamoring for more good old goose-pimple horror drama on the air. Now they have it. One of the programs that currently freezes the airwaves with its chilling stories is Dark Fantasy comparatively new to the networks. In the late hours of Friday nights these shivery, shocking stories go out over NBC - right straight from Oklahoma City, which you might not have thought of as headquarters for haunts. Station WKY is the home of the Dark Fantasy plays, and the writer is Scott Bishop, who lives in the midst of mystery and the supernatural, represented by the innurnerable volumes of thriller fiction, fantasy lore and all kinds of horror literature that fill his home andhis office. Bishop has long contributed to network broadcasting and to magazines. He says, "Give the listener enough material to let his imagination go to work, and he'll supply his own goose-pimples." Dark Fantasy has been furnishing plenty of such material since last November. And judging from enthusiastic comment, the horror fans are responding with goose-pimples galore! Tune in every Friday on Station WKY Oklahoma City.

  1. (01) The Man Who Came Back (10.9Mb)
  2. (03) The Thing From The Sea (11.1Mb)
  3. (04) The Demon Tree (10.7Mb)
  4. (05) Men Call Me Mad (11.3Mb)
  5. (06) The House Of Bread (11.3Mb)
  6. (07) Resolution 1841 (12.2Mb)
  7. (08) The Curse Of The Neanderthal (11.3Mb)
  8. (09) Debt From The Past (11.4Mb)
  9. (10) The Headless Dead (11.4Mb)
  10. (11) Death Is A Savage Deity (10.8Mb)
  11. (12) The Sea Phantom (11.7Mb)
  12. (13) W Is For Werewolf (11.5Mb)
  13. (14) A Delicate Case Of Murder (12.5Mb)
  14. (15) Spawn Of The Sub Human (11.3Mb)
  15. (16) The Man With The Scarlet Satchel (11.3Mb)
  16. (17) Superstition Be Hanged (11.3Mb)
  17. (18) Pennsylvania Turnpike (11.3Mb)
  18. (19) Convoy For Atlantis (9.8Mb)
  19. (20) The Thing From The Darkness (11.3Mb)
  20. (21) The Edge Of The Shadow (11.3Mb)
  21. (24) The Letter From Yesterday (11.3Mb)
  22. (25) The Cup Of Gold (11.3Mb)
  23. (26) Funeral Arrangements Completed (10.9Mb)
  24. (27) Dead Hands Reaching (11.4Mb)
  25. (28) Rendezvous With Satan (13.4Mb)
  26. (29) I Am Your Brother (13.6Mb)
  27. (30) The Sleeping Death (3.7Mb)

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