Mystery House Films (1944)

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1944

Mystery House Films

In her introduction to the Mystery House radio play The Thirsty Death, which starred Bela Lugosi, compare Ken Carpenter announced that Lugosi was currently being stared in a series of Mystery House pictures at Universal Studios. No such series was ever made.

The Thirsty Death was the pilot episode of Mystery House, a proposed series for Lugosi. Although at the end of the show, Lugosi announces that in the following week’s episode he will be joined by Simone Simon in a story about a woman who was buried alive, no other episodes featuring Lugosi appear to have been made. A Mystery House series was broadcast in the 1950s, but Bela Lugosi was not involved.

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Mystery House: The Thirsty Death (03.07.44)

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