A 90 minute late-night mystery and suspense anthology series which ran on ABC (American Broadcasting Company), between 1973 and 1978.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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 Otto Roget / ... 4 episodes, 1973-1974
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Peter Coffield ...
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 Dr. Victor Frankenstein / ... 2 episodes, 1973
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 Elizabeth Clerval / ... 2 episodes, 1973
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 Giant / ... 2 episodes, 1973
Philip Bourneuf ...
 Alphonse Frankenstein 2 episodes, 1973
Robert Gentry ...
 Henri Clerval / ... 2 episodes, 1973
Heidi Vaughn ...
 Agatha DeLacey 2 episodes, 1973
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 Kaleta Wilson / ... 2 episodes, 1974
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 Charles DeLacey 2 episodes, 1973
George Morgan ...
William Hansen ...
 Professor Waldman 2 episodes, 1973
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 Felix DeLacey / ... 2 episodes, 1973
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 William Frankenstein 2 episodes, 1973
Rosella Olsen ...
 Bride of the Monster 2 episodes, 1973
Edgar Daniels ...
 Innkeeper 2 episodes, 1973
Malila Saint Duval ...
Edgar Justice ...
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 Patch / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1974
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 Gordon Craig 2 episodes, 1973
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 Clifford Swimmer / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
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 Lt. Danny Ianello / ... 2 episodes, 1975
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 Charlie / ... 2 episodes, 1974
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 Linda / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1974
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 Joe Mattingly 2 episodes, 1973-1974
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 Paul Ross 2 episodes, 1973
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 Midge Ross 2 episodes, 1973
Susan Dury ...
 Babs Bryant / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Charles Macaulay ...
 Frank / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
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 Beatrice Dean 2 episodes, 1974-1975
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 Detective Arnburg 2 episodes, 1974
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 Boyle / ... 2 episodes, 1974
Lee Kroeger ...
 Mandy / ... 2 episodes, 1975
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A 90 minute late-night mystery and suspense anthology series which ran on ABC (American Broadcasting Company), between 1973 and 1978.

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Some of the U.S.-produced installments appear to survive only as home recordings of their original broadcast, while several others have not been seen in any form since their premiere. It is feared that these may be "lost" films. It is highly doubtful that more home copies will surface due to the extreme rarity of VCRs at the time, plus the unlikelihood that the tapes would also have had to survive over 40 years without being lost, destroyed or recorded over. Although one installment survives via kinescope, the format was dead by the early 1970s and it is doubtful that any more exist. See more »

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Wide World of Mystery
12 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember certain episodes of this late-night ABC show, including the one where Clifton Davis owes gangster Moses Gunn money, but sets up a plan to electrocute him instead. I also recall seeing an old TV Guide listing an episode that had Mark Hamill in the cast, although he's not listed here. I also recall the John Astin and Patty Duke episode, made when they were married, which was more of a downer than regular episodes which dealt with crime stories. This one was a more serious drama about an ailing child, with the Astins as social workers.

I also remember a comedy musical version of "Superman", called "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman" (which I mistakenly remembered as "Up, Up and Away", that aired in this show's time slot, although it may have been considered a separate special from the series. I recall the cast included Malachi Throne and Al Molinaro (whom I confused at the time with Vic Tayback), with Lesley Ann Warren as Lois Lane and also with Loretta Swit, plus Geoffrey Horne from "River Kwai".


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