Horror Drama (1940 - 42)
Dark Fantasy is and excellent old time radio horror and mystery program that was initially broadcast out of WKY, Oklahoma City.† Dark Fantasy had more emphasis on horror rather than mystery but the shows also covered some science fiction and murder mysteries.† The show was so scary that it was broadcast in the on Friday nights when the nation's children were in bed.†
Dark Fantasy was the brainchild of celebrated old time radio horror writer Scott Bishop.
Bishop was also the creator of Mysterious
Traveler and The Sealed
Bookóboth excellent horror old time radio shows with lasting appeal.
This series is not to be confused with the series, Dark Venture, Dark Fantasy was syndicated around the nation after just 8 weeks of local broadcasts.† Scott Bishop continued to be the sole writer for Dark Fantasy creating every chilling episode.† The announcer of Dark Fantasy was Keith Paynton.† The show was quite popular but only remained on the air for one year.†
See also Escape, Inner
Sanctum, Lights Out, Mystery in the Air, Suspense, The
Whistler, and Weird