/ Modified oct 29, 2018 9:45 a.m.

The 11th Annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight

Light the jack-o-lantern, turn up the radio, and grab a few pieces of trick-r-treat candy to enjoy a collection of seasonal stories designed to thrill and chill!

AZ Spotlight Haunted Halloween Wyatt Earp statue A statue of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday stands at the Tucson train depot. It memorializes the March 1882 shooting of Frank Stillwell who was accused of killing Morgan Earp in Tombstone. (PHOTO: AZPM)

Arizona Spotlight

11th Haunted Halloween Show

NPR

Featured on the October 25th, 2018 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Find out about the secret fears that keep University of Arizona students up at night, as Mark conducts his annual survey about "What's Really Scary?"...

spooky sky hero Tucson's October Sky on a particularly eerie night. (PHOTO: Rob Waters)

Earp Holliday Statue from Behind A statue of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday watches over the tracks at the Tucson train depot. It memorializes the March 1882 shooting of Frank Stillwell who was accused of killing Morgan Earp the day before in Tombstone. (PHOTO: Christopher Conover, AZPM)

Here is a slideshow of Michael F. Blake's actor father Larry Blake, then under contract to Universal, being transformed by Jack Pierce's masterful make-up. These photos are from Michael F. Blake's personal collection:


Jack Pierce and Larry Blake slideshow trailer
- Film essayist Chris Dashiell revisits one of his favorite Halloween films, the bizarre horror fantasia called Vampyr, by Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer...

Vampyr AZ Spotlight A still From Vampyr, 1932.


"Haunted Bisbee", full story as seen on Arizona Illustrated

  • And, a seasonal song about the things that matter most this time of year from Tucson band Nature Curry called "Every Halloween"...


"Every Halloween" video

If this program becomes too frightening for you to bear, try repeating over and over to yourself "It's only a radio show, it's only a radio, it's only a radio show..."

Arizona Spotlight
Arizona Spotlight airs every Thursday at 8:30 am and 6:00 pm and every Saturday at 3:00 pm on NPR 89.1 FM / 1550 AM. You can subscribe to our podcast on iTunes. See more from Arizona Spotlight.
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