The Hall of Fantasy
The Hall of Fantasy was a drama anthology series broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System network in the early 1950s. It was originally broadcast in Utah and Chicago between 1947 and 1949, before being picked up by MBS. Created by Richard Thorne, the series focused mainly on stories with a supernatural theme, but it did include a smattering of fantasy and SF. Around 40 of approximately 200 shows still survive. The episodes below are the SF, fantasy and supernatural episodes.
Episode 8: The Black Figurine of Death
A dying man's family, set to inherit his estate, find themselves embroiled in murder following his death. Is Uncle Amos and his small, black figurine wreaking revenge for their neglect from beyond the grave?
First broadcast: 26 January 1953.
Original Story by Richard Thorne.
Cast: Harry Elders, Eloise Kummer, Claire Baum.