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Circle of Fear 

Ghost Story (original title)
An anthology of suspense dramas concentrating on individuals confronted with supernatural occurrences.

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Richard Matheson
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1973   1972  

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Sebastian Cabot ...  Winston Essex 14 episodes, 1972
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Storyline

Anthology series focusing on the supernatural. Winston Essex opened each episode by taking the audience into his spooky old mansion and introducing the plot, which could range from a vampire preying on college students to a ghost haunting a house to an old man using voodoo against his own family. On January 5, 1973, the series changed its title to "Circle of Fear", the Essex character was no longer part of the show, and the stories didn't always feature supernatural themes Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 1972 (USA) See more »

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Circle of Fear See more »

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Runtime:

(23 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Executive-produced by William Castle, Ghost Story initially featured supernatural entities such as ghosts, vampires, and witches. By mid-season, low ratings led to a title change and a shift--for the most part--away from paranormal themes. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Gila Monster (1992) See more »

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Great Scary Stuff
25 May 2002 | by WBunnSee all my reviews

I was 8 years old when Ghost Story and Circle of Fear originally aired on NBC.It was 1972-73 i never missed an episode.I thought all the episodes were scary.I think it ran on Friday nights.The one i remember was a guy who had died and lost his eyes.This was a great series and deserves all of the episodes to be released on DVD.


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