While Escape wasn’t known for too many terror tales, when the program did tackle the macabre it did so effectively; check out Three Skeleton Key as an example. In Evening Primrose, based on the John Collier short story, a self-centered poet comes up with the clever idea of sneaking inside a department store in order to live off the inventory. Little does he know he won’t be alone when the store closes for the night.
Tonight’s Spooktacular originally aired on November 5th, 1947.
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