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PETER BLOOMFIELD - "THE CREAKING DOOR"


A South African horror anthology radio series, that ran from 1964 to 1965, narrated by Peter Bloomfield.

Bloomfield was born in South Africa in 1925 and died there in 2002.


His radio credits include "In the Modern Medium", "Masonite At Your Service", "Open House", "Peter B' Live", "Pick a Box", "Saturday Gold", "Tea In Ceylon", "The Creaking Door", "Total Exposure"
His South African radio and television career spanned from 1940 to 1990.

The idea for "the Creaking Door", sprung from the 1958 "The Creaking Door" an Australian horror anthology radio series.

The Australian series was a retitled version of another Australian horror anthology series, the 1952 "Inner Sanctum".

And this series used scripts from the 1941 USA horror anthology radio series "Inner Sanctum Mysteries".

Many of the below episodes are able to be listened to online.
Click on the radio.

Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4
The Vagrant
29 April 1964
I See Ghosts
5 May 1964
Aunt Mae
11 May 1964
The Dummy
18 May 1964
Episode 5
Episode 6
Episode 7
Episode 8
The Haunted Hangman
25 May 1964
Face to Face (Music of the Spheres)
1 June 1964
Dangerous Dive
8 June 1964
The Ghost at Ridgeway
15 June 1964
Episode 9
Episode 10
Episode 11
Episode 12
Bring Back Her Bones
22 June 1964
Don't Go Down In the Mine
29 June 1964
Village of Daleside
6 July 1964
The Cat Woman
13 July 1964
Episode 13
Episode 14
Episode 15
Episode 16
The Imposter (aka Masquerading as Thom Reed)
20 July 1964
Inn Spectre
27 July 1964
A Room for the Night
3 August 1964
Like Blood Sisters
10 August 1964
Episode 17
Episode 18
Episode 19
Episode 20
Death in Your Hands
17 August 1964
Happier Dead
24 August 1964
Yesterday You Died (aka The Murderer Who Died Yesterday)
31 August 1964
Mystery of the M
7 September 1964
Episode 21
Episode 22
Episode 23
Episode 24
The Girl, the Gold, the Getaway
14 September 1964
Title Not Known
21 September 1964
The Ever-Loving Doll
28 September 1964
The Man in the Lift
5 October 1964
Episode 25
Episode 26
Episode 27
Episode 28
A Day of Truce
12 October 1964
The Cards
19 October 1964
The Musical Ghost
26 October 1964
Three Wishes
2 November 1964
Episode 29
Episode 30
Episode 31
Episode 32
The Illusionist
9 November 1964
Who Stopped the Train (The Signalman)
16 November 1964
The Isle of Lost Souls
23 November 1964
Alive in the Grave
30 November 1964
Episode 33
Episode 34
Episode 35
Episode 36
Death on the Road
7 December 1964
The Hangman's Rope
14 December 1964
Anna
21 December 1964
Cat's Whiskers
28 December 1964
Episode 37
Episode 38
Episode 39
Episode 40
Don't Take My Blood
5 January 1965
Informer
11 January 1965
Man in the Morgue (aka Not A Ghost of A Chance)
18 January 1965
Midnight Express
25 January 1965
Episode 41
Episode 42
Episode 43
Episode 44
Secret of the Mausoleum
1 February 1965
The Haunting
8 February 1965
Victory over Death
15 February 1965
Where the Dead Sleep
22 February 1965
Episode 45
White Scarf Strangler
1 March 1965

LINKS


The Digital Deli Too
"The Creaking Door"

Radio Horror Hosts
"The Creaking Door"

Times Past Old Time Radio
"The Creaking Door"


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