"Shock Theater" was a hosted horror movie show with Joe Salazar
presenting movies on Monday nights at 8:00pm for KTLA Channel 5, Los Angeles, California, USA from 1962-1963.

The show screened the Universal package of scary horror and science fiction movies. To start the show, an ambulance would drive onto the set with a coffin inside. Out of the coffin Salazar would emerge to start the show. During the on-air commercials various monsters would appear on the set.

There are no known photographs or clips from the show. The following is the show's theme music:

Shock Theatre hosted by Joe Salazar (Theme Music) from The Professor on Vimeo.


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