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Thriller is an American anthology television series that aired during the 1960–61 and 1961–62 seasons on NBC. The show featured host Boris Karloff introducing a mix of macabre horror tales and suspense thrillers.

Thriller is an American anthology television series that aired during the 1960–61 and 1961–62 seasons on NBC. The show featured host Boris Karloff introducing a mix of macabre horror tales and suspense thrillers.

Original Release

09/13/1960 on NBC

Cast

Boris Karloff Himself
Boris Karloff Himself - Host
Edwin Rochelle Waiter
Richard Reeves Truck Driver
Sam Harris Party Guest
Kenneth Gibson Party Guest
Nelson Welch Doctor
Phil Arnold Curly
Hurley Bell The Cowhand
George Kane Harry Jervis
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 What Beckoning Ghost? Monday, 18 September 1961
2 Guillotine Tuesday, 26 September 1961
3 The Premature Burial Monday, 02 October 1961
4 The Weird Tailor Monday, 16 October 1961
5 God Grante That She Lye Stille Monday, 23 October 1961
6 Masquerade Monday, 30 October 1961
7 The Last of the Sommervilles Monday, 06 November 1961
8 Letter to a Lover Monday, 13 November 1961
9 A Third for Pinochle Monday, 20 November 1961
10 The Closed Cabinet Monday, 27 November 1961
11 Dialogues with Death Monday, 04 December 1961
12 The Return of Andrew Bentley Monday, 11 December 1961
13 The Remarkable Mrs. Hawk Monday, 18 December 1961
14 Portrait Without a Face Monday, 25 December 1961
15 An Attractive Family Monday, 01 January 1962
16 Waxworks Monday, 08 January 1962
17 La Strega Monday, 15 January 1962
18 The Storm Monday, 22 January 1962
19 A Wig for Miss Devore Monday, 29 January 1962
20 The Hollow Watcher Monday, 12 February 1962
21 Cousin Tundifer Monday, 19 February 1962
22 The Incredible Doktor Markesan Monday, 26 February 1962
23 Flowers of Evil Monday, 05 March 1962
24 'Til Death Do Us Part Monday, 12 March 1962
25 The Bride Who Died Twice Monday, 19 March 1962
26 Kill My Love Monday, 26 March 1962
27 Man of Mystery Monday, 02 April 1962
28 The Innocent Bystanders Monday, 09 April 1962
29 The Lethal Ladies Monday, 16 April 1962
30 The Specialists Monday, 30 April 1962
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Directors

Herschel Daugherty, John Brahm, Ida Lupino, John Newland, Douglas Heyes, Jules Bricken, Jules Munshin, Arthur Hiller, Ted Post, Mitchell Leisen, Gerald Mayer, Paul Henreid, Maurice Geraghty, Ray Milland, Richard Carlson, John English, Robert Florey, Laslo Benedek, Maxwell Shane, William F. Claxton, Herman Hoffman, Fletcher Markle

Writers

Donald S. Sanford, Robert Bloch, Robert Hardy Andrews, John Kneubuhl, August Derleth, Boris Sobelman, Cornell Woolrich, Barré Lyndon, Douglas Heyes, Harold Lawlor, Robert Arthur, Charlotte Armstrong, Alan Caillou, William D. Gordon, Mark Schorer, Charles Beaumont, Philip MacDonald, John Vlahos, Cynthia Asquith, Sheridan Gibney, Mel Goldberg, Richard Lupino, Howard Rodman, Kay Lenard, Jay Simms, John Holbrook Vance, Hugh Walpole, Marie Baumer, John Clemons, James P. Cavanagh, Henry Kuttner, Robert Dozier, MacIntoch Malmar, Oscar Millard, John D. MacDonald, Jess Carneol, Stuart Jerome, Margaret Millar, Robert E. Howard, Don Tracy, John Tomerlin, Mary Elizabeth Counselman, Margaret St. Clair, Ida Lupino, Richard Matheson, Mark Hanna, Jason Wingreen, Maxwell Shane, George Bellak, Fredric Brown, Edgar Allan Poe, Evelyn Berckman, Eric Peters, Dolores Hitchens, Nelson Bond, Lionel White, Wilkie Collins, John Creasey, William O'Farrell, Joseph Payne Brennan, Gordon Ash

Cast

Boris Karloff Himself
Boris Karloff Himself - Host
Edwin Rochelle Waiter
Richard Reeves Truck Driver
Sam Harris Party Guest
Kenneth Gibson Party Guest
Nelson Welch Doctor
Phil Arnold Curly
Hurley Bell The Cowhand
George Kane Harry Jervis
Edwin Rochelle Audience Member
Norman Leavitt Charlie
Hurley Bell The Drifter
Grace Albertson Martha Salisbury
Edwin Rochelle Bar Patron
Norman Leavitt Hendricks
Glase Lohman Arnold Chase
Jan Brooks Mary Wagner
Edwin Rochelle Mr. Rooney
Grandon Rhodes Judge Pfluger

Producers

Editors

Danny B. Landres, Richard Belding, Danford B. Greene, Edward Haire, George Jay Nicholson, John Blunk, Lee Huntington, Michael R. McAdam, Howard Epstein

1961 Emmy Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Music for Television Nominated
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