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Anthony Quayle introduces the episode 'The Trial' starring Ray Walston.
form y separately published work icon The Evil Touch series - publisher   film/TV   mystery   horror   science fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 1973... 1973 The Evil Touch
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Evil Touch was created by American producer Mende Brown. It was an 'anthology series' of twenty-six self-contained episodes of various genres. It was hosted by British actor Anthony Quayle and had American actors in the starring roles.
Source: Moran's Guide to Australian TV Series

Notes

  • Only Australian-written episodes are individually indexed on AustLit.
  • The list of authors above includes only Australian writers. For a full list of episodes and their corresponding authors, please see below. The episode list currently lacks author attributions for two of twenty-six episodes: this information will be added as and when it comes to light.

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1.04
form y separately published work icon The Obituary Michael Fisher , Sydney : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973 8117729 1973 single work film/TV horror

'lt's about a successful airline pilot, Willie Tremaine (Nielsen), who is involved in a crash in which 53 people are killed. Although Tremaine is exonerated, a bitter, crippled newspaper reporter, Jack Pettitt (Morris), drags his name through the papers and threatens his family.'

Source:

'Top Stars in New TCN9 Series', Australian Women's Weekly, 20 June 1973, p.10.

Sydney : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973
1.05
form y separately published work icon A Game of Hearts Michael Fisher , Sydney : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973 8117844 1973 single work film/TV horror

A surgeon begins getting mysterious phone calls after he performs a heart transplant.

Sydney : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973
1.09
form y separately published work icon Murder Is for the Birds Michael Fisher , Sydney : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973 8117883 1973 single work film/TV

Harold Parkhurst poisons his wealthy cousin, knowing the death will be put down to her heart condition–but he reckons without her garrulous cockatoo.

Sydney : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973
1.10
form y separately published work icon Marcie Ron McLean , Sydney : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973 8118023 1973 single work film/TV horror

A young bride tries to negotiate a relationship with her husband's seemingly jealous teenage daughter.

Sydney : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973
1.13
form y separately published work icon The Homecoming Michael Fisher , Sydney : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973 8118073 1973 single work film/TV horror

A hated man returns to the community that ostracised him, but despite his new wealth, he refuses to help the dying community.

Sydney : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973
1.14
form y separately published work icon Dear Beloved Monster Tony Morphett , Australia : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973 8118146 1973 single work film/TV horror

A Nobel Prize-winning scientist, who works with the manipulation of DNA, becomes an unwitting accomplice to murder.

Australia : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973
1.17
form y separately published work icon Dear Cora, I'm Going to Kill You Michael Fisher , Australia : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973 8118243 1973 single work film/TV horror

An advice columnist goes into hiding after her husband is killed by a car bomb meant for her, but she is still stalked and terrorised by someone who inexplicably knows where she is.

Australia : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973
1.18
form y separately published work icon The Trial Michael Fisher , Australia : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973 8118449 1973 single work film/TV horror

A group of circus 'freaks' put a property developer on trial for bulldozing their circus to make room for condominiums.

Australia : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973
1.19
form y separately published work icon The Fans Ron McLean , Australia : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973 8118677 1973 single work film/TV horror

An actor who always plays villains finds himself on the receiving end of fear when he is taken in by a couple of fans.

Australia : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973
1.20
form y separately published work icon Kadaitcha Country Ron McLean , Australia : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973 8118861 1973 single work film/TV

'He [Lief Erickson] is the Rev. Vincent, on the verge of a mental breakdown who is sent to an Aboriginal mission in the desert.

'He finds the doctor of the mission dead in the chapel with a strange mark on his forehead, and the rest of the staff mesmerised.

'He finds out the mission is on Aboriginal sacred ground, and he himself is confronted by a group of Aborigines. Under pressure, he collapses.'

Source:

'Top Stars in New TCN9 Series', Australian Women's Weekly, 20 June 1973, p.10.

Australia : Mende Brown Productions Amalgamated Pictures Australasia Productions , 1973

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