A new drama in the macabre genre was broadcast each week hosted by Roald Dahl.
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A new drama in the macabre genre was broadcast each week hosted by Roald Dahl.

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Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

31 March 1961 (USA) See more »

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New York City, New York, USA

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CBS Television Network See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This New York production was recorded only on kinescopes, unlike I Love Lucy or the Twilight Zone and has never been syndicated. Recordings were the property of David Susskind for many years and surviving episodes are stored in a New York art museum. See more »

Quotes

Roald Dahl: I have a maiden aunt in Norway who was actually rolled out of bed onto the floor three nights running, by a ghost. But then she lives in what was once a very old trysting place. About 400 years ago, they bricked up a naughty girl in the wall of that room: that sort of thing always produces a ghost. If your wife is extremely delicate, and you tickle her to death, that will produce a ghost, too - so you have to be careful. We have another one for you next week at the same time. Good night and ...
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Similar show to Way Out
2 January 2006 | by tomneimanSee all my reviews

Does anybody remember the TV show Great Ghost Tales. This show was very similar to Way Out. First, it was filmed live in New York City. Second, the show came on at 8:30 P.M. CST. Like Way Out, the show was short lived. Great Ghost Tales ran for 12 episodes, Way Out for 14. Fourth, Richard Thomas of The Waltons fame starred in one episode of Way Out and one episode of Great Ghost Tales. Way Out aired on CBS from 3/31/61 to 7/14/61. Great Ghost Tales aired on NBC from 7/6/61 to 9/21/61. The show replacing Great Ghost Tales was Hazel. A viewer would almost get the impression that Great Ghost Tales was a continuation of Way Out on another network with another announcer, Frank Gallop. On Way Out the episode that frightened me the most was "I Heard You Calling Me" about a woman who drowned 49 years ago aboard the Titanic. She haunted the room on the 7th floor of a hotel in London. On Great Ghost Tales, it was "A Phantom of Delight". This episode was about a woman who died forty years ago on her wedding day. Wearing her wedding gown, she would haunt her bedroom that was left locked and untouched by her parents.


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