A Wig for Miss DeVore

Written by Donald S. Sanford, from a story by August Derleth
Directed by John Brahm
Starring Linda Watkins, Patricia Barry, John Fielder, and John Baragrey
Originally aired on January 29, 1962

The fading career of a Hollywood actress is revitalized after she starts wearing a wig that once belonged to a eighteenth-century witch.

In his nonfiction book Danse Macabre, horror-meister Stephen King suggests that the closing moments of this episode are some of the grisliest ever broadcast during the golden age of television.

 
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