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Dark Fantasy - Dead Hands Reaching (05-22-42)

Dark Fantasy - Dead Hands Reaching (05-22-42)

Dead Hands Reaching (Aired May 22, 1942)

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.


May 22, 1942. Program #27. NBC network, WKY, Oklahoma City origination. "Dead Hands Reaching". Sustaining. "The picturization of "Dead Hands Reaching" appears in the May 16th issue of, "Movie Radio Guide." Scott Bishop (writer), Tom Paxton (announcer), Ben Morris, Eleanor Naylor Corin, Muir Hite, Georgiana Cook, Daryl McAllister.