CTVA US Anthology - "Lights Out" (NBC)(1949-52)

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Lights Out (1949-52)

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Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

with contributions by Bob Huggins (RBH), Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide/ Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

Lights Out (season 1) (NBC) (1949-50)

Lights Out (season 2) (NBC) (1950-51)

Lights Out (season 3) (NBC) (1951-52)

NBC Production

based on the radio program of the same title "Lights Out" began in radio in 1934.

Produced by Herbert Swope Jr and Ernie Walling

 

US Thriller/ Suspense anthology (live)

July 19, 1949 to September 29, 1952
NBC Mondays 9:00-9:30pm

 

Host Frank Gallop (1950-1952)

Narrator Jack La Rue (1949-1950)

 

Directed by William Corrigan / Writer Arch Obler

Special Musical Effects

Arlo Hults, organ (1949-52)

Paul Lipman, theremin (1949)

Doris Johnson, harp (1950-52)

 

Live suspense anthology

At the beginning of each episode viewers would see only a close shot of

a pair of eyes, then a bloody hand reaching to turn out the lights,

followed by an eerie laugh and the words, "Lights Out, Everybody"....

 

And in 1946 Fred Coe produced four specials of Lights Out.

 

Opening Narration: "Hello, looking for a good book to relax with tonight,

well you've come to the right place, we have thousands of them.

There's one in particular an old and curious one, come I'll get it for you. .....Lights Out ......"

 

Available on DVD: http://oldies.com/product-view/4832D.html
 
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